Hirado

Hirado

(hērä`dō), town (1990 pop. 26,864), Nagasaki prefecture, on Hirado island, off NW Kyushu, Japan. The Portuguese traded at its port c.1550, and Dutch and English factories were established in the early 17th cent. There was also trade with China and Korea. The Konyo Temple is one of the town's many historical sites. Hirado Island is connected by bridge to Kyushu and by the world's longest continuous truss bridge span to neighboring Ikitsuki Island.
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On 26 February 2015 Euronav took delivery of the VLCC Hirado (2011 - 302,550 dwt) which was the third vessel delivered as part of the acquisition of four modern Japanese-built VLCC vessels announced on 8 July 2014.
Deputy Premier Hussein Shahristani's media office said, in a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq, that Shahristani announced that tanker Maersk Hirado, belonging to Conoco Phillips, left the pier with a load of two million tons of Basra oil.
Now, it seems that exports from the SPM terminal have begun in earnest, with the first tanker Maersk Hirado docked in the SPM platform on the 7th of March, and already loading oil from the platform.
Twelve of the 22 crew members aboard a Japanese fishing boat went missing Tuesday after the boat capsized and sank off Hirado Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, just west of Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu, the Japan Coast Guard said.
So Richard Cocks did in Japan, where he befriended a Chinese merchant, intruded in the Japanese judicial system, rented a garden plot where he tenderly cultivated the plants friends procured for him in their travels--including fruit trees given by a Buddhist priest--attended concerts and plays, secured sexual companionship with multiple Japanese women, and by the end of his time in Hirado dated his diary entries with Japanese months.
Ruiz de Medina has found quite a lot of factual inaccuracy in the account, 'Un Viaje de Xavier desde Hirado a Yamaguchi.
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On Wednesday, the girl was found collapsed and bleeding heavily from the head at her home in Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, and the police later said that her brother admitted hitting her several times with a baseball bat.
On July 7 that year, two investigators of the department invited the three right-wingers on a trip that was financed by taxpayers' money, to Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, the sources said.
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On 26 February 2015 Euronav took delivery of the VLCC Hirado (2011 - 302,550 dwt) which was part of the acquisition of 4 modern Japanese-built VLCC vessels announced on 8 July 2014.