Ocean Newsletter

【Ocean Newsletter】Back issues
【Since issue No.311 (2013.07.20), the Newsletter was renamed from the "Ship & Ocean Newsletter" to the "Ocean Newsletter".】


  • No.375 March 20, 2016
  • Creating New Values and a New Future through our Town Rebuilding Efforts
    Yoshiaki SUDA
    Mayor, Onagawa-cho, Miyagi Prefecture
  • Applying Cutting Edge Technologies to "Town Renewal through the Ocean"
    Isao KOIKE
    Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Research Supervisor, Marine Biodiversity Research Area, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) / Core Research for Evolutionary Science and Technology (CREST)
  • Initiative to Promote Maritime Education and Training in Algeria
    Masaya OMAE
    Managing Director, Success Project Management Office Co., Ltd. / Foreign Minister's Commendation (2015)
  • No.374 March 5, 2016
  • Kesennuma "Stay with the Ocean" ~Recovery and Creation~
    Shigeru SUGAWARA
    Mayor, Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture
  • The Reconstruction of the Fisheries and Prospects for the Future in Ofunato City
    Kimiaki TODA
    Mayor, Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture
  • How to Address Issues in the Fishing Industry Recovery Five Years after the Earthquake
    Takeshi HAMADA
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Marine Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • No.373 February 20, 2016
  • Hosting the "Ocean Development Kids' Challenge"
    Akira KUROKAWA
    Senior Research Engineer, Ocean Development Office, Technical Development Department Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA)
  • Activities of the Maritime Outreach Group ~maritime education through students' study of ships~
    Yuki GOTO
    Representative, Maritime Outreach Group, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (3rd year student, Department of Maritime Systems Engineering, Faculty of Marine Technology)
  • Conveying the Attractions of Seafood ~ what is an 'Osakana Meister'
    Yoshimi OMORI
    Chief, Secretariat, Osakana Meister Association
  • No.372 February 5, 2016
  • Time to Honour Yokohama-Based Alan Owston Who Amassed Famous Natural History Collections and Died Exactly 100 Years Ago
    Journalist, Kokusaika Training Consultant
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Living with the Ocean ~the 'Yui' project: connecting kids with their future~
    Mari YASUDA
    Research Associate, Bosaishi (Licenced Expert on Disaster Mitigation), International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
  • Developing an Eye for Living Things and a Heart Attuned to Nature
    Michi AMANO
    Education and Outreach, Animal Health and Exhibition Department, Tokyo Sea Life Park
  • No.371 January 20, 2016
  • Continually Expanding Pacific Island, Nishinoshima ~volcano observations in sea areas by Japan Coast Guard~
    Shigeru KASUGA
    Director General, Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard
    Taisei MORISHITA
    Director for Earthquake Research, Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Using Big Data from Ships ~introducing activities of the Smart Navigation System Research Group~
    Hiroshi MORONO
    Senior Advisor, Terasaki Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Vilhjalmur Stefansson and the Arctic
    Kristin NEWTON
    Glass Artist
  • No.370 January 5, 2016
  • Toward a Sustainable Ocean for the Next Generation ~Address at the IMO International Maritime Prize Awarding Ceremony, London~
    Yohei SASAKAWA
    Chairman, The Nippon Foundation
    Selected Papers No.20
  • IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Site 2015
    Toshinobu KAWAMURA
    Manager, General Affairs Division, Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Seeds-Ship-Ocean Floor-Bricks
    Katsuhiko HIBINO
    Artist / Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • No.369 December 20, 2015
  • Current Ocean Literacy Conditions among Elementary and Junior High School Students: Results and Challenges of the Nationwide Ocean Literacy Survey
    Satoshi TANAKA
    Director, Research Center for Marine Education, Ocean Alliance, The University of Tokyo/Professor, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo
  • Utilizing the Seto Inland Sea as a Garden or Farm
    Tamiji YAMAMOTO
    Professor, Hiroshima University
  • Coral Reefs: the Current State of the Diver's Paradise
    Yoji OKATA
    Underwater Photographer
  • No.368 December 5, 2015
  • Port Shallows -an oasis for marine life-
    Tomonari OKADA
    Head, Marine Environment Division, Coastal, Marine and Disaster Prevention Department, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • On the Rearing of Organisms from Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vent Area
    Hiroshi MIYAKE
    Kitasato University School of Marine Biosciences/Breeding Advisor, Enoshima Aquarium/Adjunct Researcher, JAMSTEC
    Selected Papers No.20
  • Returning to the Age of Sail ~the Wind Challenge Project~
    Kazuyuki OUCHI
    Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo/President, Ouchi Ocean Consultant, Inc.
  • No.367 November 20, 2015
  • Recent Trends in Costa Rica's Sea Turtle Conservation
    Jun TAKEDA
    PhD candidate, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University/Research Fellow (DC2) of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • The Ocean and Tropical Cyclones
    Kazuo SAITO
    Manager, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency
  • Biodiversity on Oceanic Islands
    Associate Professor, Museum of Natural and Environmental History, Shizuoka
  • No.366 November 5, 2015
  • Innovations in High Speed Transportation through a Seaplane Airport Network 〜revitalizing local areas throughout the country〜
    Misaki IZAWA
    Chairman, East Japan Reconstruction Seaplane Airport Network Concept Study Group/Professor Emeritus, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
    Tomoyuki TODOROKI
    Chief Secretary, East Japan Reconstruction Seaplane Airport Network Concept Study Group/Professor, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
  • Environmental Education and its Prospects as seen from the Shimoda Loggerhead Turtle Spawning Survey
    Hiroshi ASAKAWA
    Business Manager, Shimoda Underwater Aquarium
  • On the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Umi-no-Mori (Sea Forest) Project
    Toshiyuki SATO
    Umi-no-Mori (Sea Forest) Project Manager, Waterfront Development Division, Bureau of Port and Harbor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
  • No.365 October 20, 2015
  • Panama Canal: Moving towards completion and opening of new business opportunities
    Ritter DIAZ
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Embassy of the Republic of Panama in Japan
  • A New Challenge by the City of Himi, a Leader in Fishing Village Culture ~Creating Community Development through the Himi Fishery Network Gallery: Totoza~
    Yujiro HONGAWA
    Mayor, City of Himi, Toyama Prefecture
    Selected Papers No.20
  • On Marine Sports and Weather Forecasting
    Michio KATO
    President, Surflegend Inc.
  • No.364 October 5, 2015
  • The Souls of the Frigate Ertuğrul Dwell in the Cherry Blossoms
    Ilker GULER
    Strategy-Defence & Force Planning Officer in Turkish Naval Forces Command/Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University
  • On Toyama Bay, Member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World
    Koichi TAKAKUWA
    Director/Secretary, Beautiful Toyama Bay Club
  • Creating a Tidal Flat in the Kono Urafune Pond in Arai Hamakaze Park, Takasago City, Hyogo Prefecture
    Mari MAEDA
    Gata girl
  • No.363 September 20, 2015
  • A New Pufferfish that Makes "Mystery Circles" on the Sea Floor
    Keiichi MATSUURA
    Curator Emeritus, National Museum of Nature and Science
    Selected Papers No.20
  • Improving Ferry Safety〜begin with thinking about the Sewol Accident〜
    Kenkichi TAMURA
    Director, Marine Accident Analysis Center, National Maritime Research Institute
  • Environmental Study Linking People and the Ocean
    Fumiko NOGAMI
    Group for Enjoying the Nakazu Seashore/Gata girl
  • No.362 September 5, 2015
  • Phenomenon of Poor Bonito Catches and International Fishery Management
    Akira NIHIRA
    Visiting Researcher, Institute of Regional Studies, College of Humanities, Ibaraki University
  • Marine Sports Initiatives at the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
    Hiromitsu EIRAKU
    Assistant Professor, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
  • When Adults Enjoy Themselves to the Hilt, so do the Children!
    Gata girl
  • No.361 August 20, 2015
  • A Deeper Understanding of the Ocean and Our Remaining Challenges
    Chie HAYASHI
    Visiting Researcher, Center for Regional Research, Hosei University
  • Sharing the Experiences of Sea People through "Kikigaki"
    Juichi SHIBUSAWA
    President, Network for Coexistence with Nature (NPO)
    Selected Papers No.20
  • On Filming the Sacred Eco Journey Program
    Yuri TAKEDA
    Reporter, Tokyo MX Television
  • No.360 August 5, 2015
  • Initiatives by the Kobe-Osaka Port as an International Strategic Port: expanding foreign business and serving as a hub for maritime transport that supports Japan's industry and standards of living
    Rikako NAKANISHI
    Managing Corporate Officer, Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation
  • The Antarctic Ocean-from the ecosystem of an extreme ice region
    Mikio NAGANOBU
    Researcher, National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Fisheries Research Agency
  • Kinki University's Fish Farming Research and the A-Marine Kindai Company
    Hiroyasu TSUJI
    President, A-Marine Kindai Company
    Selected Papers No.20
  • No.359 July 20, 2015
  • A Movement for Turning Our Thoughts toward the Ocean
    Mitsuyuki UNNO
    Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation
    Selected Papers No.20
  • A Solo Navigation of the Globe on the Darma
    Tamio MEGURO
    Advisor, Albatross Yacht Club (NPO)
  • An Apprentice Boatbuilder in Japan
    Douglas Brooks
    Selected Papers No.20
  • No.358 July 5, 2015
  • Sanoyas Corporation's Managerial Emphasis on "People Building"
    Takashi UEDA
    President, Sanoyas Holdings Corporation
  • The Role of Water Recycling in Raising Coral Reef Islands' Environmental Brand Value
    Yoshikatsu NAKANO
    President, Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation Council
  • The Sail Training Ship "Nippon Maru" and Yokohama Port Museum Project
    Kunzo YAMAMOTO
    Captain, Sail Training Ship “Nippon Maru”
    Masakatsu SHIZAWA
    Director, Yokohama Port Museum
  • No.357 June 20, 2015
  • Japan's Coaster Ships and Prospects for the International Used Ship Market
    Takayuki MORI
    Professor, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences
  • Introducing the Hakodate Research Center for Fisheries and Oceans
    Nobuhiro FUSETANI
    Director, Fisheries and Oceans Hakodate/Director, Hakodate Research Center for Fisheries and Oceans
  • Uji River Cormorant Fishermen and the Sea Cormorant's "First Steps"
    Shuhei UDA
    Lecturer, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
  • No.356 June 5, 2015
  • Crimea and Russia's Shift to the East-A Great Power's Change in Course-
    Professor, Law Faculty, Hosei University
  • Towards International Sharing of Accident Information〜Japan - Marine Accident Risk and Safety Information System〜
    Kuniaki SHOJI
    Member of Japan Transport Safety Board, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
    Selected Papers No.20
  • An Initiative to Create a Brand Fish Using Slurry Ice Technology
    Yasunori MATSUMOTO
    Head, Center for Research Collaboration, Research Organization for Regional Alliances, Kochi University of Technology
  • No.355 May 20, 2015
  • Marine Biodiversity and Sustainable Use
    Kazuhiro KITAZAWA
    Adviser, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
  • Will the Decline in the Marine Products Industry Mean a Decline in Japanese Cuisine?
    Sadaaki KAYAMA
    Managing Director, Fresh Fish Division, Nagai Suisan Co.
  • Passing on the History and Culture of Salt Making
    Masami HASEGAWA
    Director, Research Institute of Salt and Sea Water Science, The Salt Industry Center of Japan
  • No.354 May 5, 2015
  • Innovative Lithium Recovery Technology from Seawater Aimed at Zero Emissions
    Tsuyoshi HOSHINO
    Breeding Functional Materials Development Group, Sector of Fusion Research and Development, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
    Selected Papers No.20
  • Orca Research at Kamogawa Sea World
    Kazutoshi ARAI
    Director, Kamogawa Sea World
  • Towards a "Revolution in Marine Microorganisms," Originating in Japan
    Ken TAKAI
    Director, Department of Subsurface Geobiological Analysis and Research, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
  • No.353 April 20, 2015
  • How Long Will We be Able to Eat Fish?
    Masayuki TAKAHASHI
    Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Professor Emeritus, Kochi University
  • Chart Your Course for Safe Ports!
    Makoto ARAI
    Executive Officer, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
  • Cultivating Fisheries Professionals at Home with the Sea
    Keiji WASHIO
    President, National Fisheries University
  • No.352 April 5, 2015
  • Caring About Ocean Health Starts with Regional Seas Good Environmental Status
    Yves Henocque
    IFREMER, JAMSTEC Guest Researcher / OPRF Visiting Fellow
  • Bird and Fish Migration on a Global Scale
    Yuuki WATANABE
    Assistant Professor, Bioscience Group, National Institute of Polar Research
  • A Review of Education is Necessary for Spreading Understanding of the Ocean
    Satoshi SUGAWARA
    Executive Director, Blue Sea and Green Land Foundation