Japan ports update - dry bulk


Dry bulk ports in the range of Japan's eastern Honshu coast including those that bore the brunt of the tsunami on the 11th March.  This report gives, where possible, specific advice passed to us in respect of the individual wharves & terminals in these locations.  A number of ports have been designated for aid & emergency cargoes only.

PLEASE NOTE:  We would recommend Members follow-up with their own enquiries using the contact numbers supplied in the attached map of Japanese ports.

Kashima  :   
North Public Wharf-C (-10.0m)   
North Public wharf D (-10.0m) / * not yet avaiable
North Public wharf E (-10.0m) / * not yet available
South public wharf A (-10.0m) / * not yet available
South public wharf B (-10.0m) / * not yet available
South public wharf C (-7.5m) / * not yet available
South Public Wharf-D (-7.5m)  
South Public Wharf-E (-7.5m)
South Public Wharf-F (-7.5m)
South Pubic Wharf-G (-10.0m) / * max draft 8m
South public wharf H (-10.0m) / * not available yet


Remarks: the berths are available for the ships that are approved to enter by the port authority.

Hitachinaka/Hitachi  :
Hitachi No.1-B (-7.5m) / * max draft 5.5m * provisional usage
Hitachi No. 1-C (-7.5m) / * max draft 5.5m * provisional usage
Hitachi No. 2-B (-9.0m) / * max draft 6.5m * provisional usage
Hitachi No. 4-E (-12m) / * max draft 9m * provisional usage
Hitachi No. 5-D (-12.0m) / * max draft  9m * provisional usage
Hitachinaka North B (-12.0m)
Hitachinaka North C (-10.0m)  
Hitachinaka North G ( -5.5m)
Hitachinaka North H (-5.5m)  
Hitachinaka Chuo A  (-7.5m)
Hitachinaka Chuo B (- 9m)
Hitachinaka South B (-5.5m) / * berth length over all 80m
Hitachinaka South C (-7.5m) / * max draft 5.5m * berth length over all 120m.

Remarks: the berths are available for the ships that are approved to enter by the port authority.

Onahama  : 
No.6 pier No.3 wharf (-7.5m) /
No.7 pier No.4 wharf (-10m) /
Fujiwara berth No.1 (-10m) /
Fujiwara berth No.2 (-12m) /
Ohtsurugi pier No.7 (-7.5m) /
Ohtsurugi pier No.8 (-7.5m) /

Remarks: the berths are available for only the ships that are approved to enter by the port authorities.
Soma  :
No.1 pier No.1 berth (-5.5m) /
No.1 pier No.3 berth (-7.5m) /
No.2 pier No.4 berth (-12.0m) /

Remarks: the berths are available for emergency aids transporters only and the ships are approved to enter by the port authorities.

Shiogama  :
Teizan No.1 (-8.5) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage
Teizan No.2 (-9m)  /  *  must be confirmed to the authorities for usage 
Teizan No.3 (-7.5m) /  * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage 
Teizan No.4 (-7.5m) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage 
Higashi Wharf  E-1, 2 & 3 (-7.5m) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage
Naka wharf East side M-4 (-7.5m) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage
Naka wharf East side M-5 & 6 (-4.5m) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage
Naka wharf East side M-7 & 8 (-4.5m) / * must be confirmed to the authorities for usage

Sendai : 
Nakano Takamatsu wharf (-12m) / * available for emergency aids transporters only
Raijin Wharf No.1 (-7.5m) / depth -6.50m * provisional usage is available
Raijin Wharf No.2 (-9.0m) / depth -6.50m * provisional usage is available
Nakano Wharf No.2 (-10m) / depth -9.1m * provisional usage is available
Nakano Wharf No.3 (-10m) / depth -8.5m * provisional usage is available
Nakano Wharf No.4 (-10m) / depth -8.5m * provisional usage is available
Nakano Wharf No.5 (-10m) / depth -7.8m * provisional usage is available
Nakano Wharf No.6 (-10m) / depth -7.8m * provisional usage is available 
Koyo Wharf (-12m) / * depth 10.2m * provisional usage * passage still under removing underwaters obstrucles
 
Ishinomaki  :
Hiyori wharf No.6 (-9m)
Hiyori wharf No.7 (-10m) 
Nakajima wharf No.1 (-5.5m)
Nakajima wharf No.2 (-10m)
Nakajima wharf No.3 (-10m)
Ohte wharf No.1 and 2 (-7.5m) 
Ohte wharf No.3, 4 and 5 (-5.5m) 
Hibarino Center wharf No.1 (-13m) / depth -10.2m * provisional usage is available
Hibarino Center wharf No.2 (-13m) / depth -10.2m * provisional usage is available
Hibarino North wharf (-10m) 

Kesennuma
Fishery port

Ofunato  :  
Nagahama wharf (-13m)
Nonoda wharf  (-13m) 
Nonoda wharf (-7.5m)
Chayamae wharf (-9.0m) / * still under inspection

Kamaishi  :
Suga wharf (-11m) /  * available for emergency aids transporters only
Suga wharf (-7.5m) /
Suga wharf (-7.5m) /

Miyako  :
Fujiwara wharf No.1 (-12m) / 
Fujiwara wharf No.1 (- 7.5m) / 
Fujiwara wharf No.2 (-10.0m) / depth -8.5m * provisional usage is available 
Fujiwara wharf No.2 (-10.0m) / depth -9.0m * provisional usage is available
Fujiwara wharf No.2 (-7.5m) /  
Remarks : all berths for emergency aids transporters only.

Hachinohe  :
Hattaro wharf A & B (-7.5m) 
Hattaro wharf C (-10.0m) 
Hattaro wharf D & E (-13m) / depth -10.0m * for emergency aids transporters only
Hattaro wharf F (-10m) / depth - 7.4m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf G (-10m) / depth -8.8m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf H & I (-7.5m) / depth -7.0m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf J (-13m) / depth - 10.0m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf L & M (-7.5m) / depth -6.0m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf N (-7.5m) / depth -5.5m * for emergency aids transporters only
Hattaro wharf O (-7.5m) / depth -5.5m * provisional usage is available
Hattaro wharf P (-12m) / depth -10.0m * for emergency aids transporters only

Remarks: the entrance channel provisional safety depth -10m / navigation limited during daytime only / a lot of drifts, sunken obstracles.

Kawaragi wharf 2-A (-14m) / depth -12.5m * provisional usage is available. 
Shirogane wharf A (-9m) / depth -8m * provisional usage is available
Shirogane wharf B (10m) / depth -9m * provisional usage is available
Shirogane wharf C (7.5m) / depth -7 * provisional usage is available

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