OUTLINE OF THE PORT OF YOKOHAMA
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The Port of Yokohama is located on the northwestern edge of Tokyo Bay. It is a naturally blessed port with a spacious water area on the eastern side and undulated hills on the northern, western and southern sides. In addition to its natural assets, the port has been equipped with various facilities, such as inner and outer breakwaters, that protects the port from the effects of winds and tides. It also has an ample water depth.
North Latitude: Lat. 35.19.-29.N East Longitude: Long. 139.37.-45.E
AREA (As of April 2016)
Port Area - 7,291.1ha
Waterfront Area - 2,863.8ha
Commercial Zone - 1,010.9ha
Industrial Zone - 1,697.2ha
Marina zone - 4.2ha
Recreational Zone - 89.5ha
Others - 62.0ha
HISTORY OF THE PORT
Opening of the port: June 2, 1859
The Port of Yokohama has a long-standing history of more than 151 years as a leading international trade port in Japan.
For a detailed timeline, please go to History of the Port of Yokohama.
PORT ACTIVITIES (2009 Provisional)
Number of incoming vessels: 35,979
Volume of Cargo Handling: 114.74 million tons
Number of Containers: 2.79 million TEUs
For more port statistics, please visit the Statistics Page.