Port of Yokohama

Port cuts charges, eases restrictions in first step towards 24-hour service

In an attempt to regain the title of Japan's largest container port, Yokohama has cut port charges and eased weekend restrictions, according to a port bureau official.

Wednesday, 21 July, 1999, 12:00am

Yokohama wins with hi-tech

THE shift of European and Asian shipping services to the bigger, hi-tech container terminals kept the port of Yokohama at the forefront of Japan's port cities last year, for the 27th successive year.

According to Yokohama Port News , 68.24 million tonnes of foreign cargo, and 55.46 million tonnes of domestic cargo, passed through the port in the year.

13 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

USA shipping

New era . . . Osanbashi Pier, at the Port of Yokohama, which is gearing up for an era of cruise ship travel by building an elaborate multi-storey terminal. The pier, the oldest in the port was first built between 1889 and 1896. Today, it is the port'spier for passenger vessels calling from all over the world.

26 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Yokohama to build container facilities

THE port of Yokohama plans to construct a container terminal capable of accommodating new-generation vessels with capacities of up to 6,000 TEUs (20 ft equivalent units).

The terminal, to be built on the reclaimed island of Minami Honmoku which has a total area of 216.9 hectares, will be ready for operation by 2000.

9 Jul 1993 - 12:00am