The 2016 container traffic results show that Japan’s “strategic international container ports” policy is paying off, the transport ministry said.
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05 Jun 2017
The new scheme is part of the Japanese government’s efforts to increase the country’s annual exports of agricultural.
02 Jun 2017
The two ports rank among Japan's top 10.
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.
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.
17 Oct 2016
The effort is aimed at alleviating landside congestion issues that have been a key contributor to the shift of traffic to privately-operated minor terminals.
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.
23 Feb 2016
Driven by firm shipments of auto parts and aircraft, the Port of Nagoya in 2015 retained its status as the biggest export hub by value among Japan’s airports and seaports for the fourth straight year.
11 Jan 2016
A Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. report predicts that Japan’s container throughput will contract 3.4 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2015 and grow just 1.3 percent in fiscal 2016, which begins April 1, due to weakness in China's economy.
24 Jul 2015
Container volumes at major Japanese ports fell in March and April, lending credence to forecasts that the rate of growth in the Japanese container trade would slow.
08 Apr 2015
Japan’s five biggest ports posted mixed international container traffic results in 2014 amid turbulent economic conditions at home and in some of the nation’s main export markets, with four ports weathering the storm, while one failed to do so.
17 Feb 2015
Driven by firm auto shipments, the Port of Nagoya easily retained its status as the biggest export hub among Japan's airports and seaports in 2014 in terms of value, according to figures from customs authorities.
23 Jan 2015
Japan’s five biggest ports saw their international container traffic grow moderately in the first three quarters of 2014
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.
02 Sep 2014
From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
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.
17 Mar 2014
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan rose 1.5 percent in 2013 from a year earlier to 2.530 million TEUs...
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.
20 Sep 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan edged up 0.8 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1.226 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya municipal government.
04 Jul 2013
Japanese containerized cargo trade will rise 2.9 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 12.723 million 20-foot equivalent units, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
01 Apr 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan edged up 0.8 percent in 2012 from a year earlier to 2.492 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya municipal government.
20 Feb 2013
The Port of Nagoya in central Japan overtook Narita International Airport near Tokyo to become the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports for the first time last year in terms of value, according to figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.