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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