Japan ports - status update - 16th March 1200 GMT


The entire damaged areas, the northeast Japanese coasts are in the state of chaos. Earthquakes have still repeatedly been shaking the areas. It is extremely difficult to communicate with the local people there and obtain information and updates due to the communication system break-down.
 
However, the following ports in south to north order have reportedly been all seriously damaged; Kashima, Hitachinaka, Hitachi, Onahama, Soma, Sendai, Shiogama, Ishinomaki, Kesennuma, Ofunato, Kamashi, Miyako and Hachinohe. Please find these ports on the attached map. They will not be able to be operational at least months or even years.
 
All the others ports are working normally but please recheck with us for any particular port concerned.The major steel mills such as Nippon Steel, JFE and Sumitomo Metal are located at ports of Muroran, Kashima, Kimitsu (Kisarazu), Kawasaki, Nagoya, Wakayama, Kakogawa, Mizushima, Fukuyama, Oita, etc. and are not directly affected by the disaster except for Sumitomo Metal terminal at Kashima which has been damaged. Most of the major shipyards are located outside the damaged areas especially southern part of Japan, thus no damage by the earthquakes or tsunami. 

The JX Group has suspended the export of petroleum products to meet domestic demand.

PortStatusTerminalStatus
AkitaOpenTohoku ElectWorking in normal
AtsumiOpenChubu ElectWorking in normal
ChibaOpenCosmo Oil (14-A Pier)Working in normal
ChibaOpenCosmo Oil (Main)Terminal on fire / Closed / Checking available shore facilities to resume operation partly
ChibaOpenFuji OilWorking in normal
ChibaOpenIdemitsu KosanWorking in normal
ChibaOpenKeiyo Sea BerthWorking in normal
ChibaOpenKPIWorking in normal
ChibaOpenMarubeni EnnexWorking in normal
ChibaOpenSumitomo ChemWorking in normal
EtajimaOpenItochu EnexWorking in normal
ImariOpenKyushu LPGWorking in normal
IwakuniOpenJXNOE (Marifu)Working in normal
KanokawaOpenKanokawa TerminalWorking in normal
KaratsuOpenLGTWorking in normal
KashimaClosed / Aground vessels in port / Restoration under process (for aid supply only)Kashima DenkaiClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
KashimaClosed / Aground vessels in port / Restoration under process (for aid supply only)Kashima KyobiClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
KashimaClosed / Aground vessels in port / Restoration under process (for aid supply only)Kashima OilClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
KashimaClosed / Aground vessels in port / Restoration under process (for aid supply only)Mitsubishi ChemClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
KashimaClosed / Aground vessels in port / Restoration under process (for aid supply only)Shin-Etsu ChemClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
KawasakiOpenJXNOE (Kawasaki Plant)No damage
KawasakiOpenJXNOE (LPG)Working in normal
KawasakiOpenKeihin Kawasaki Sea BerthWorking in normal
KawasakiOpenMC TerminalWorking in normal
KawasakiOpenNippon VopakWorking in normal
KawasakiOpenTGSKWorking in normal
KawasakiOpenToa OilWorking in normal
KawasakiOpenTokyo YusoWorking in normal
KiireOpenNOSTWorking in normal
KikumaOpenTaiyo OilWorking in normal
KinoeOpenKinoe TerminalWorking in normal
KinuuraOpenShowa Shell SekiyuWorking in normal
KinwanOpenOkinawa CTSWorking in normal
KinwanOpenOkinawa IdemitsuWorking in normal
KobeOpenTM TerminalWorking in normal
MizushimaOpenJXNOE A FactoryWorking in normal
MizushimaOpenJXNOE B FactoryWorking in normal
MojiOpenMarubeni EnnexWorking in normal
MuroranOpenJXNOEWorking in normal
MutsureOpenDaitoh Tank TerminalWorking in normal
NagoyaOpenIdemitsu Kosan (Aichi)Working in normal
NagoyaOpenIsewan Sea BerthWorking in normal
NagoyaOpenJXNOE (Chita)Working in normal
NakagusukuOpenNansei SekiyuWorking in normal
NamikataOpenNamikata TerminalWorking in normal
NaoshimaOpenMitsubishi MaterialsWorking in normal
NiigataOpenTohoku ElectWorking in normal
NiihamaOpenSumitomo Metal MiningWorking in normal
OitaOpenJXNOEWorking in normal
OitaOpenShowa DenkoWorking in normal
OnahamaClosed / Berths/Port facilities destroyedOnahama PetroleumClosed / Unknown when to resume operation
OsakaOpenSakurajima FutoWorking in normal
OwaseOpenChubu ElectWorking in normal
SaganosekiOpenPan Pacific CopperWorking in normal
SakaiOpenCosmo OilWorking in normal
SakaiOpenMarubeni EnnexWorking in normal
SakaiOpenMitsui ChemWorking in normal
SakaiOpenOIREC (ex JXNOE Osaka)Working in normal
SakaiOpenTGSKWorking in normal
SakaideOpenCosmo OilWorking in normal
SendaiClosed / Restoration under process (aid supply only)JXNOEFire extinguished / Closed / Unknown when to resume operation
ShimizuOpenTGSKWorking in normal
ShimotsuOpenTGSK  (Wakayama)Working in normal
TokuyamaOpenIdemitsu KosanWorking in normal
TokuyamaOpenNippon SeiroWorking in normal
TomakomaiOpenIdemitsu KosanWorking in normal
UbeOpenSeibu OilWorking in normal
WakayamaOpenWakayama Petroleum RefiningWorking in normal
YokkaichiOpenCosmo OilWorking in normal
YokkaichiOpenShowa Yokkaichi SekiyuWorking in normal
YokohamaOpenExxonMobil (Tsurumi)Working in normal
YokohamaOpenJXNOE (Negishi)To resume operation next week

 

 

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