Evacuated fishing boats return to home port,1st in 6 years


A total of 26 fishing boats returned to their home port in Namie town, Fukushima Prefecture, on Feb. 25 from Manogawa fishing port in Minamisoma city where they had been moored since the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuring nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011. The homecoming to Ukedo fishing port after a hiatus of about six years followed progress in port restoration work that enabled the use of a pier where boats dock.


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