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Port of Kobe
13 Oct 2017
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. has again revised upward its outlook for Japan’s container trade in fiscal year 2017.
06 Oct 2017
03 Jul 2017
The 2016 container traffic results show that Japan’s “strategic international container ports” policy is paying off, the transport ministry said.
23 Jun 2017
The two “high-standard” gantry cranes will be at the RC6 and RC7 berths on Rokko Island.
19 May 2017
The plan was announced during an official ceremony held on Friday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the port’s opening.
26 Apr 2017
Japan’s container trade is estimated to have risen 1.9 percent year-over-year to 11.9 million TEU in fiscal 2016.
18 Apr 2017
The largest cranes at the ports of Kobe and Osaka can now serve ships with 22 rows and 18 rows of containers, respectively.
31 Mar 2017
Container traffic at the port of Kobe was the highest since 1995, when a devastating earthquake hit the port city.
06 Feb 2017
The forecast of container trade growth in Japan looks at the eight ports that together handle 90 percent of Japan’s containerized trade.
04 Oct 2016
A research outfit affiliated with Japan’s largest freight forwarder has laid out its expectations for the country's container trade.
19 Jul 2016
Container traffic at Japanese ports sank for the first time in six years.
12 Jul 2016
Japanese container trade volume will slip slightly in fiscal 2016 for the third straight year.
04 Jul 2016
Japan’s implementation of the SOLAS container weight rule appears to have gotten off to a smooth start.
22 Apr 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. expects Japan’s container trade to remain almost flat in fiscal 2016, edging up only 0.1 percent from a year earlier to 11.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units because of economic uncertainty both at home and abroad.
01 Apr 2016
All but one of Japan’s five biggest ports posted negative traffic results in 2015 amid growing economic uncertainty both at home and abroad, with only the Port of Kobe weathering the storm well enough to eke out growth.
22 Mar 2016
The Port of Kobe saw its container traffic rise 3.4 percent year-over-year to 2.7 million 20-foot equivalent units in 2015, the second highest on record and the highest since 1995, when the western Japanese port city was devastated by a powerful earthquake.