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.399 March 20, 2017
  • Reconstruction of the Sanriku Region's Salmon Industry —Maintenance of Cyclicity and Regional Fisheries—
    Masahiro YAMAO
    Professor, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University
  • From the Fishing Villages of Tohoku
    Kazuhiro KOGURE
    Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo / Director, Operations, Tohoku Ecosystem-Associated Marine Sciences (TEAMS)
  • Training Next Generation Specialists through "Learning and Working in the Local Community" —Shipping education at Imabari Technical High School—
    Makoto NISHIOKA
    Principal, Ehime Prefectural Imabari Technical High School
  • No.398 March 5, 2017
  • Towards the Sustainable Revitalization of Communities Affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake
    City Council Member, Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture
    Selected Papers No.22
  • Thinking about the Possibility of Co-existence -Documentary of the East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and History of Tsunami Disaster-
    Hiroyasu YAMAUCHI
    Artistic Director, Rias Ark Museum of Art
  • Starting a Revolution in the Fisheries Industry from the Sanriku Region
    Director, Secretariat for “Eat, and Energize the East” Movement
  • No.397 February 20, 2017
  • On the Frontline of Research on Microplastics in the Ocean
    Atsuhiko ISOBE
    Professor, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University
    Selected Papers No.22
  • The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Environments and Resources
    Naomi HARADA
    Deputy Director, Research and Development Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
  • Ocean Education Activities at Kagoshima Prefectural Fisheries Senior High School-On receiving the National Maritime Award-
    Principal, Kagoshima Prefectural Fisheries Senior High School
  • No.396 February 5, 2017
  • The Coming into Force of the Ballast Water Management Convention and its Issues
    Takeshi MIZUNARI
    Senior Researcher, Marine Pollution Prevention Research Department, The Japan Association of Marine Safety
  • Sea-level Rise on Japan's Coasts in the 21st Century: Its Mechanism and Future Predictions
    Shoshiro MINOBE
    Professor, Hokkaido University / Recipient of the 9th Maritime Award
  • It's Not Easy but It's a Fun Challenge Against the Unknown -From a "handmade" aquarium to the restoration of the Ariake Sea-
    Shunpei KOMIYA
    Director, Yanagawa Ariakekai Aquarium
  • No.395 January 20, 2017
  • The New Era of Marine Exploration Research Led by the Wide-Area Seabed Research Vessel "KAIMEI"
    Yoshihisa SHIRAYAMA
    Executive Director, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
  • Who's Going to Protect Japan's Beautiful Coastline? -Marine education efforts at Kamo Fisheries High School-
    Jun SATO
    Principal, Yamagata Prefectural Kamo Fisheries High School / Head, Yamagata Prefectural Marine Education Research Group
  • First Japanese Woman Promoted to Captain of Coastal Trading Vessel
    Hiroshige MIHARA
    President and Executive Director, Mihara Steamship Co. / Recipient of the 9th National Maritime Award
  • No.394 January 5, 2017
  • The Nippon Foundation's Ocean Innovation Consortium
    Mitsuyuki UNNO
    Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation
    Selected Papers No.22
  • The "Connecting and Supporting Forests, the Countryside, Rivers and the Sea" Project
    Tokutaro NAKAI
    Vice Team Leader, Connecting and Supporting Forests, the Countryside, Rivers and the Sea” Project, Deputy Director General, Ministry of the Environment / Waste and Recycling Policy Leader, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of the Environment
  • Record of Expedition to Nishinoshima Island
    Kazuto KAWAKAMI
    Senior Researcher, Wildlife Ecology Laboratory, Department of Wildlife Biology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
  • No.393 December 20, 2016
  • The Need for Fighting against Ocean Change
    Alexandre K. MAGNAN
    Institute for sustainable development and international relations, IDDRI, France
    Jean-Pierre GATTUSO
    IDDRI/ University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
  • The Integration of Container-shipping Operations by Three Japanese Shipping Firms and the Start of a New Alliance
    Takayuki MORI
    Professor, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences
    Selected Papers No.22
  • Using GPS Location Data of Ships to Measure and Predict "Mega Tsunamis"
    Daisuke INAZU
    Project Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance
    (Currently Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology)
  • No.392 December 5, 2016
  • Bunkering in Waters within the EEZ
    Mariko KAWANO
    Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University
  • Towards the Promotion of Ocean Observation in Southeast Asia
    Tetsuro ISONO
    Planning Division, Planning Department, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) / Certified and Accredited Meteorologist
  • Connecting to Create Prosperous Fishing Villages
    Daisuke ASAO
    Head, Uramura Clam Research Group, Toba Isobe Fisheries Association
  • No.391 November 20, 2016
  • Gökova Bay Community Conservation Project Turkey
    President, Mediterranean Conservation Society, UNDP/IUCN 2014 Equator Prize winner
  • Marine Biological Diversity Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction
    Shizuka SAKAMAKI
    Senior Assistant Professor, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
  • On Efforts Concerning Marine Energy in the Offshores of Awashima Island
    Head, Industry Revival Division, Department of Industry, Labor and Tourism, Niigata Prefectural Government
  • No.390 November 5, 2016
  • Voyage Data and Ship Data Center (ShipDC)
    Takashi NAGATOME
    President, Ship Data Center Co., Ltd.
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Efforts towards Ocean Education in Hachijojima Island
    Shogo CHIBA
    Principal, Tokyo Prefectural Hachijo Senior High School
  • The Resilience of Pukapuka Atoll, Polynesia's Isolated Island
    Professor, Archaeology and Ethnology Department, Keio University
  • No.389 October 20, 2016
  • Hopes for Further Development of Ocean Policy
    Hiroshi KOMIYAMA
    Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. / Recipient of the 9th National Maritime Award
  • Hope for the Revival of "Edomae Unagi" through the Cleanup of Canals?
    Tsuyoshi SASAKI
    Assistant Professor, Research Office for Study in Aquatic and Marine Environmental Education, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • On the "Development of Waterfront Spaces"
    Takehira KOIZUMI
    Senior Researcher, International Logistics Research and Solution / Former Director of Warehouse TERRADA and Executive Secretary of the Council for Comprehensive Development of Tennoz Isle
  • No.388 October 5, 2016
  • Efforts to Develop Human Resources to Lead a New Fisheries Industry
    Akira IWABUCHI
    President, Iwate University
  • Offshore Wind Map -NEDO's Efforts Towards Marine Renewable Energy-
    Masaharu ITO
    Project Manager, New Energies Department, Wind and Marine Group, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
  • From a "Close but Distant Osaka Bay" to a "Friendly Osaka Bay"
    Kana KURODA
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sustainable System Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University
  • No.387 September 20, 2016
  • The Ocean and Our Future
    Conrad C. LAUTENBACHER, Jr.
    Chief Executive Officer and Director, GeoOptics Inc. / Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator
    Selected Papers No.21
  • The Origins of the "Tachibana"
    Sayuri TERAMOTO
    Ethiopia Office, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • The Psychoanalysis of Tokyo Bay
    Hiroaki SUGINO
    Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance
  • No.386 September 5, 2016
  • Significance of the Arbitral Award in the Arbitration Proceedings between the Philippines and China regarding the South China Sea
    Kentaro NISHIMOTO
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Tohoku University
    Selected Papers No.21
  • 30 Years of Eelgrass Restoration Activities ~Thoughts on the National Eelgrass Summit 2016~
    Takehiro TANAKA
    Executive Director, Satoumi Creation Society / Committee Head for National Eelgrass Summit 2016 in Bizen
  • The DRIVE GREEN PROJECT and Measures Taken on the Environment
    Toyohisa NAKANO
    Executive Officer / Technology Group Head, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
  • No.385 August 20, 2016
  • Japan and France Comprehensive Maritime Cooperation:A catalyst initiative for development and security of seas and oceans
    Christophe PIPOLO
    Navy Captain, Defence Attaché, Embassy of France in Tokyo
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Ocean Education at Oshima Kaiyo-kokusai High School
    Mitsutoshi SUZUKI
    Vice Principal, Tokyo Metropolitan Oshima Kaiyo-kokusai High School
  • Thoughts on Hosting the Exhibition "Boatbuilders - The Ocean and Isobune Boats of the Sanriku Coast"
    Marcelo NISHIYAMA
    Senior Researcher, Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum
  • No.384 August 5, 2016
  • A New Effort Towards Research in the Arctic ~Japan's policies in the Arctic and the start of a new research project~
    Hiroyuki ENOMOTO
    Director, Arctic Environment Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Promoting Fisheries and Marine Education for the Future through Cooperation of Local Communities ~The development of new products through innovation~
    Toshio MARUSAKI
    Principal, Aichi Prefectural Miya Fisheries High School
  • Setouchi Triennale : Revitalizing Local Communities through Art
    Keizo HAMADA
    President, Setouchi Triennale Executive Committee / Governor, Kagawa Prefecture
  • No.383 July 20, 2016
  • Major Developments in Global Initiatives on the Ocean
    Hiroshi TERASHIMA
    Executive Director, The Ocean Policy Research Institute, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
    Selected Papers No.21
  • New Legislation to Preserve Functionality of Remote Inhabited Islands on National Borders
    Ainosuke KOJIMA
    Executive Director, Center for Research and Promotion of Japanese Islands
  • The Launching of the National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, or "Umi-Sora-Ken"
    Hiroyuki YAMATO
    President, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology
  • No.382 July 5, 2016
  • On Developing Environmentally Friendly and Economically Efficient Ships
    Koichiro MATSUMOTO
    Head, Technical Research Center, Japan Marine United Corporation / Recipient, 8th National Maritime Award
  • The Past and Future of Fisheries Management
    Kanae TOKUNAGA
    Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance
  • The Role of Veterinarians at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
    Keiichi UEDA
    Veterinarian, Okinawa Churashima Foundation
    Veterinarian, Okinawa Churashima Foundation
  • No.381 June 20, 2016
  • Advisory Jurisdiction of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
    Atsuko KANEHARA
    Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia University
  • Towards More Sustainable Fishing
    Kozo ISHII
    Program Director Japan, Marine Stewardship Council
  • The Katsuobushi Loved by the Japanese
    Yoshihiro FUNAKI
    Secretariat, Japan Katsuobushi Association
    Selected Papers No.21
  • No.380 June 5, 2016
  • "Hey, we can't see the Ocean at all!" ~The documentary "Akahama Rock'n Roll" depicts man's pride as they live together with the sea and nature.~
    Haruko KONISHI
    Documentary Film Director
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Activities to Promote Recognition of the Importance of Marine Industries
    Hatsuho TANAKA
    Managing Director, The Japanese Shipowners' Association
  • Current Conditions and Challenges for CLMV Logistics
    Shinji ISHIHARA
    Professor, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
  • No.379 May 20, 2016
  • Evolution of Seaweed Farming in Tanzania: Achievements and Challenges Associated with Climate Change
    Margareth S. KYEWALYANGA
    Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam
    Flower E. MSUYA
    Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam
  • Challenges in India's Logistics Systems of Japanese Car Manufacturers
    Toshinori NEMOTO
    Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
  • The Rebirth after 50 Years of a Swimming Beach on Inner Tokyo Bay
    President, Action Committee for Thinking about Our Hometown of Tokyo (authorized NPO)
    Selected Papers No.21
  • No.378 May 5, 2016
  • The Crisis in Marine Biodiversity and a Sustainable Marine Economy
    Sadayosi TOBAI
    Director, Nature Conservation Office, WWF Japan
  • From the Faculty of Agriculture to the Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Science: Reforms in Kochi University's Ocean Research and Education
    Kimio FUKAMI
    Professor, Kuroshio Science Unit, Multidisciplinary Science Cluster / Department of Marine Resource Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Science, Kochi University
  • The Inland Hot Springs Tiger Pufferfish
    Katsuaki NOGUCHI
    Yume Sozo Corporation
  • No.377 April 20, 2016
  • Launching the Maritime Safety and Security Master's Degree Program
    Keiichi TSUNEKAWA
    Director, Maritime Safety and Security Policy Program, Senior Professor National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
  • Completion of Preservation and Restoration Work on the Meiji Maru and Development of the Maritime Museum
    Hideo YABUKI
    Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • Teaching Materials for Salt Making Performable in Land-locked Areas
    Yasutaka KAKIUCHI
    Professor, Research Center for Higher Education, Kanazawa University
  • No.376 April 5, 2016
  • Increasing Tension in the South China Sea ~on the US military's 'Freedom of Navigation Operation'~
    Shigeki SAKAMOTO
    Professor, Doshisha University
    Selected Papers No.21
  • Problems Facing the Arctic Concert System
    Fujio OHNISHI
    Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, College of International Relations, Nihon University
  • Future Earth and the Ocean
    Masayo HASEGAWA
    Senior Fellow, International Environment and Economy Institute / Member, Future Earth Engagement Committee