Kammon

Kammon

 

(also Shimonoseki) a strait between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Kyushu, linking the Inland Sea with the Sea of Japan. It is 28 km long, 1.8 km wide at the narrowest point, and up to 10 m deep in the navigable channel. The ports of Moji, Wakamatsu, and Kokura are situated on the south side, and Shimonoseki on the north (Moji and Shimonoseki together make up the port of Kammon).

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The Japan Coast Guard plans to send papers to prosecutors on the captain of a South Korean container ship charging him with professional negligence in connection with the collision of the ship and a Japanese destroyer in the Kammon Strait in western Japan last month.
A Japanese destroyer that collided with a South Korean container ship Tuesday night in the Kammon Strait in western Japan tried to stop before the crash, Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa said Wednesday.
TOKYO - A Japanese destroyer that collided with a South Korean container ship Tuesday night in the Kammon Strait in western Japan tried to stop before the crash, Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa said Wednesday.
She said that merely 200 people had gathered at a sit-in against arrival of IDPs in the province at Kammon Shaheed, the border between Punjab and Sindh, which proved that the nationalist parties did not enjoy the public support on this issue.
For the UAE, coached by Fuad Kammon, it was their last match in the tournament as they suffered their third defeat in four matches and lost any hope of taking one of the top three positions.
How many can say that once the old L&Z Kammon furniture factory burned down at 90-96 Mechanic St.
The Fukuoka Commodity Exchange, formerly the Kammon Commodity Exchange, started trading Tuesday at a new building in Fukuoka City after it completed the transfer of its commodity market from Shimonoseki in nearby Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Two days earlier, an MSDF destroyer collided with a South Korean container ship in the Kammon Straits between Yamaguchi and Fukuoka prefectures and caught fire, leaving six crew members on the MSDF vessel slightly injured.
FUKUOKA - Divers found the bodies of three missing Chinese crew members Saturday inside the Cambodian-registered freighter that sank Friday after colliding with a Japanese transport ship in the Kammon Strait off Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the Japan Coast Guard said.
The western Japan municipalities of Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture and neighboring Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture are set to implement identical ordinances aimed at preserving the landscape of the Kammon Strait separating them.
FUKUOKA - Divers found two bodies Saturday morning inside the Cambodian-registered freighter that sank Friday after colliding with a Japanese transport ship in the Kammon Strait off Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the Japan Coast Guard said.
The Kammon Commodity Exchange, based in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, decided Friday to transfer its commodity market to the city of Fukuoka and change its name to Fukuoka Commodity Exchange at its extraordinary general meeting.