Japan’s five biggest ports saw their international container traffic grow moderately in the first three quarters of 2014
Port of Tokyo
Port of Tokyo
29 Dec 2014
In a significant policy shift, the Japanese government has become the top shareholder of a company operating the Port of Kobe and the Port of Osaka, collectively called the Ports of Hanshin, to help shore up its sagging international competitiveness.
03 Nov 2014
Japan’s five biggest ports saw their global container traffic rise in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2013.
11 Aug 2014
Tokyo, the largest Japanese container port, is gaining market share at the expense of smaller Japanese ports, according to an analysis of port data from the consulting firm SeaIntel.
24 Apr 2014
Japan has enacted a bill to allow the government to acquire equity stakes in the operators of key domestic container ports to help shore up their international competitiveness.
01 Apr 2014
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Tokyo rose 2.8 percent in 2013 from a year earlier to a new record high of 4.353 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Tokyo metropolitan government.
24 Feb 2014
The Port of Nagoya in central Japan retained its status as the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports in 2013 in terms of value, according to recent figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.