Damaged wet bulk terminals in Japan - details as at 4th April

The ports of Chiba, Kashima, Onahama and Sendai have reported damage and interruption to a number of their terminals. Individual details on terminal damage and/or interruption as at 4th April 2011 are set out below.

Berth Status Detail DWT Cargo
CHIBA  Port status: Working normally except for Cosmo Oil
Cosmo Oil - Refining under suspension    
No.2 Berth Closed   68,626 Jet
No.10 Berth Open   96,550 Naphtha/Gasoil/Jet
No.14-A Pier Open   7,564 Chemical
Sea Berth Open   100,000 Naphtha
KASHIMA  Port status: Open / Port entry is subject to harbour master's permission
Kashima Denkai - Plant under suspension / Unknown when to resume
Denkai Berth Open Open for general cargo only / Naphtha facilities have not been confirmed usable (no major damage reported) 130,000 Naphtha/Salt
Kashima LPG Joint Stockpiling    
Kyobi Pier Open   66,769 LPG
Kashima Oil - Cargo ops resumed by coasters / To resume refining around this summer
COP No.1 Closed Loading arm broken / Unable to use 314,026 Crude/Naphtha
COP No.2 Closed Under inspection / No major damage reported 101,723 Crude/FO/Gasoil/LPG
COP No.3 Closed Under inspection / No major damage reported 88,000 Naphtha/FO
Mitsubishi Chem - Plant in suspension / Several months expected to resume operation
B-8 Closed Damaged / Unable to use 15,000 Chemical
Shin-Etsu Chem - Shore facilities under restoration  
No.2 Closed Damaged / Under inspection 45,991 Chemical
ONAHAMA  Port status: Open in limited area     
Onahama Petroleum - Coaster berths partly operating  
Sea Berth Closed   100,000 Crude/FO
SENDAI  Port status: Open in limited area     
JXNOE - Cargo ops to be resumed around summer / Unknown when to resume refining
No.1 Pier Closed   314,250 Crude/Product/LPG


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