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.455 July 20, 2019
  • Toward UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
    Julie RIGAUD
    Consultant, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO
  • No.454 July 5, 2019
  • It’s a Matter of Perspective: Culture and Ocean Policy
    Siri HAKALA
    NOAA Fisheries
  • On Management of Shipping Lanes in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore
    Seiji SASAKI
    Technical Advisor, Malacca Strait Council / Recipient, 11th National Maritime Award
  • Navy Cuisine and Town Revitalization
    Naofumi TAKAMORI
    Retired Captain, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force / Researcher in Naval History and Cuisine
  • No.453 June 20, 2019
  • Changing Situations in Pacific Island Countries and Japan’s Role
    Hideyuki SHIOZAWA
    Senior Program Officer, Pacific Island Nations Program, International Peace and Security Department, Japan-US Program Unit, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
  • Asking Animals for Information on the Ocean
    Yasumasa MIYAZAWA
    Assistant Laboratory Director, Application Laboratory, JAMSTEC
  • Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage and Buried Cultural Property Protection Administration in Japan
    Tatsuya NAKADA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • No.452 June 5, 2019
  • Towards Eradication of IUU Fishing -initiatives by research organizations-
    Masanori MIYAHARA
    President, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA), The National Research and Development Agency
  • The Oceans and Human Rights -with a focus on the modern slavery problem-
    Chie KOJIMA
    Professor, Faculty of Law, Musashino University
  • Cleaning of the Ocean Surface by Marine Environment Maintenance Ships
    Hirofumi YANO
    Former Section Manager, Marine Environment and Technology, Port and Airport Department, Chugoku Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • No.451 May 20, 2019
  • The Ice-driven Thermohaline Circulation and its Change
    Keiichiro OSHIMA
    Professor, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University / Recipient of the 11th National Maritime Award
  • Probing the Kikai Submarine Giant Caldera -the challenge to predicting a supereruption-
    Yoshiyuki TATSUMI
    Professor, Ocean-Bottom Exploration Center, Kobe University
  • Junior and Senior High School Girls Work to Solve the Marine Debris Problem in the Seto Inland Sea
    Takashi INOUE
    Teacher and Geography / History Club Advisor, Sanyo Girls Junior and Senior High School, Okayama Prefecture
  • No.450 May 5, 2019
  • Public Comment on the Basic Plan on Ocean Policy and the Government’s Responses
    Kazumi WAKITA
    Professor, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
  • Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency’s Contribution to SDGs—Promotion of the SH“U”N Project—
    Yoshioki OOZEKI
    Senior Advisor, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
  • Efforts to Make the Yanagawa Canals Home to the Japanese Eel
    Shinji KOBA
    Teacher and Natural Science Club Advisor, Fukuoka Prefectural Denshukan High School
  • No.449 April 20, 2019
  • The Revised Fisheries Law and Sustainable Fisheries
    Fumiaki KOBAYASHI
    Member, House of Representatives (LDP, Hiroshima 7th District)
  • On Establishing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Japan’s Offshore Waters
    Takafumi OSAWA
    Deputy Director, Marine Biological Diversity Conservation, Biodiversity Policy Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment
  • Tsukiji Uogashi Concierge Activities
    Atsuko SATO
    President, Tokyo Tsukiji Quality Judgement Association
  • No.448 April 5, 2019
  • The Kuroshio Large Meander and its Impacts
    Toru MIYAMA
    Senior Scientist, Application Laboratory, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
  • Towards the Widespread Use of Offshore Wind Power: Passage of a New Law
    Tomohiko TSUNODA
    Senior Research Fellow, Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (OPRI-SPF)
  • New Developments in Ocean Policy Discussions
    Tomoya AKIMICHI
    Director-General, Yamanashi Prefectural Fujisan World Heritage Center