Maritime Reporter & Engineering News interviews VADM Satoshi NAKAJIMA, Vice Commandant for Operations, Japan Coast Guard.
The Japan Coast Guard has a long association with the USCG, Capt. Frank Meals provided advice, prior to its formation.
It is apparent Chinese claims regarding, and actions around, the Senkaku Islands are much on his mind. The Japan Coast Guard making moves to assist similar organizations, notably the Coast Guards of Vietnam and the Philippines.
There is also a brief description of the Japan Coast Guard.