Operator of sunken Japanese tour boat had previous accidents

Seiichi Katsurada, president of Shiretoko Pleasure Cruise operator whose boat sank with 26 people on board, speaks during a press conference Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in Shuri, northern Japan of Hokkaido. Katsurada said he had approved the tour despite the forecast of rough weather in first his public appearance as early investigation and witness accounts pointed to serious safety negligence. (Kyodo News via AP)

Operator of sunken Japanese tour boat had previous accidents