G20 Leaders To Aim At Zero Marine Plastic Waste

G20 leaders to aim at zero marine plastic waste

NHK has learned final preparations are ongoing ahead of the upcoming G20 summit to have participating nations jointly aim to reduce new plastic marine waste to zero by 2050.

The summit opens in Osaka, western Japan, on Friday.

Search Continues In Us Marine Aircraft Collision

Search continues in US Marine aircraft collision

The US military and Japan's Self-Defense Forces are searching for 5 American service members off the coast of western Japan. 7 members were on board 2 military planes that collided mid-air Thursday morning, but 2 of them have been rescued.

Japan's Defense Ministry says an FA-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft, both from the US Marine Corps Iwakuni Air Station, collided around 100 kilometers south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture at around 1:40 AM and crashed into waters.

Search Continues In Us Marine Aircraft Crash

Search continues in US Marine aircraft crash

Japan's Self Defense Forces are searching for 6 American military members off the coast of western Japan. They were on board two military planes that collided mid-air Thursday morning.

The SDF say they have rescued one crewmember who is being treated at US Iwakuni air station in western Japan. The government says he is in stable condition.

Us Marine Corps Aircraft Collide And Crash

US Marine Corps aircraft collide and crash

Japanese Self-Defense Force aircraft and vessels are searching off the coast of western Japan after two US Marine Corps aircraft collided mid-air and crashed early Thursday morning.

Japan's Defense Ministry says an FA18 fighter and a KC130 refueling aircraft collided about 100 kilometers south of Cape Muroto, Kochi Prefecture, at 1:40 AM, Japan time.

Defense Ministry: 2 Us Marine Aircraft Crash

Defense Ministry: 2 US Marine aircraft crash

Japan's Defense Ministry says 2 US Marine aircraft have crashed off Kochi Prefecture, western Japan.

Officials say an FA18 fighter and a C130 aircraft deployed at the US Iwakuni Marine Base collided in the air off Cape Muroto at 1:40 AM, Japan time.

Us Marine Ospreys Have History Of Accidents

US Marine Ospreys have history of accidents

US Marine Corps Osprey aircraft have been involved in a series of accidents.

Last September, 2 service members were injured in a crash in Syria. In December 2016, one of the tilt-rotor aircraft broke up during a midair refueling drill off Okinawa, southern Japan.

This Honda Marine Concept Engine Brings A Little Nsx To The Water

This Honda Marine concept engine brings a little NSX to the waterWith an output of more than 10 million products, Honda is the largest engine manufacturer in the world. Aside from its automotive and motorcycle divisions, Honda builds engines for lawnmowers, generators, airplanes, and boats. Most of the time these divisions run independently, but occasionally some traits or designs will bleed over across the divisions, like with this Acura NSX-inspired Honda Marine engine concept.

Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation To Support Coastal Preservation

Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal PreservationInspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi – the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist – Honda today announced the establishment of the Honda Marine Science Foundation, a new initiative to address marine ecosystem restoration and the impact of humans and climate change on oceans and intertidal areas. Committed to marine conservation, the foundation will support science-based programs that improve and preserve coastal areas for future generations. Its first initiative is the Southern California Native Oyster Restoration Project.

Okinawa Photographer Captures Underwater Images Of Crash-landed U.s. Marine Osprey

Okinawa photographer captures underwater images of crash-landed U.S. Marine OspreyA local photographer has captured underwater photos of a U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey that crash-landed off the coast of Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Dec. 13.
The photos by 66-year-old Osamu Makishi, of the prefectural city of Okinawa, reveal the extent of the damage to the U.S. military transport aircraft, its fuselage broken into pieces and components strewn across the seafloor.

Marine Life Still Hitchhiking On Tsunami Debris 5 Years Later

Marine life still hitchhiking on tsunami debris 5 years laterAs debris from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster in northeast Japan wended its way over the Pacific Ocean's currents, concerns about potential radioactive contaminants following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster briefly gripped residents of Hawaii and North America's west coast.

Honda Marine Introduces New Warranties For Outboard Marine Engines

Honda Marine Introduces New Warranties for Outboard Marine EnginesHonda Marine is announcing a new, significantly expanded commercial and government warranty program for marine engines and related products.
The new warranty, now the leading commercial outboard engine warranty in the marine industry for commercial customers, doubles the current coverage from 12 months to 24 months and includes the rental business. The new warranty for engines purchased by state, local, and federal governments adds an entire year of coverage, expanded from 24 months to 36 months.

Honda Marine Celebrates 50 Years Of Four-stroke

Honda Marine Celebrates 50 Years of Four-Stroke2014 marks 50 years since the launch of the first Honda marine outboard, the GB30, which brought advanced, more environmentally responsible four-stroke technology to a predominantly two-stroke market. Soichiro Honda, Founder of Honda Motor Co Ltd, was insistent that ‘watercraft should not pollute the waters they ply’ and as such, Honda has only ever produced four-stroke marine engines.