The Port of Yokohama signed a declaration with 19 other ports to keep ports open to global trade during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic<2020FY>
On April 24th, 2020, 20 ports from throughout the world including the Port of Yokohama agreed to sign the PAR declaration initiated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. Through this joint declaration, the signatories are committed to work together and strive to:
1.Keep global supply chain and trade/cargo going, and that merchant ships can continue to berth at terminals to carry out cargo operations.
2.Facilitate closer coordination by establishing an open communication channel so that like-minded port and maritime authorities can share experiences/exchange information in combating COVID-19 while safeguarding unimpeded maritime trade.
3.Continue to adopt best practices according to national circumstances, including precautionary measures for shipping community, advisories and assistance for shore personnel and ship crew, safe handling of cargoes and measures taken in dealing with COVID-19 cases.
We participated GreenPort Congress 2018 at Baltimore, USA on May 17
We participated GreenPort Congress 2018 at Baltimore, USA on May 17 and presented about "Actions against global warming and for environmental protection at Port of Yokohama, Japan"