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Situated at the innermost part of Ise Bay, which is located at the center of the Japanese Archipelago on the east coast facing the Pacific Ocean, the Port of Nagoya has steadily grown since it opened for international trade on November 10, 1907.
The Port is an integrated international port, handling all types of cargo (general, container, bulk etc.) We are the largest port in Japan in terms of total cargo throughput, which reached 203 million tons in 2012.

We are proud that our port tops all others in Japan in terms of trade value (total export/import value) in Japan, which amounted to 14.3 trillion yen in 2012. This is approximately 11% of the nation's total trade value of about 134 trillion yen.
The Port's hinterland is home to Japan's automobile industry. We are the No. 1 automobile exporting port in Japan, shipping approximately 1.5 million completed automobiles.
The Port of Nagoya plays a major role as a point of entry to Japan, through its connections with approximately 150 countries around the world.

Opened: November 10, 1907

Administrator: Nagoya Port Authority (Independent local government body)

Annual cargo throughput: 203 million tons (2012)

Annual container throughput: 2.7 million TEU (2012)

Annual vessel arrivals: 33,734 (2012)

Main trading items (Export): Completed automobiles, automobile parts, industrial machinery, steel materials, rubber products

Main trading items (Import): LNG, iron ores, crude oils, coals, wearable items

Main trading partners (Export): China, Saudi Arabia, USA, UAE, Oman

Main trading partners (Import): Australia, China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, USA

Water area: 81,938,000 m2

Land area: 42,148,000 m2

Cargo terminals: Various specialized terminals are located within the Port. Major industrial complexes such as oil refineries, an LNG base, steel mills and automobile export bases, each of which is equipped with cargo handling facilities, are in operation in the waterfront areas.

Sister Ports
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Baltimore (Maryland Port Administration)

Fremantle (Fremantle Ports)
Sydney (Sydney Ports Corporation)

Antwerp (Antwerp Port Authority)

China (Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of China)

Partnership Ports
SIPG (Shanghai Internatinal Port(Group) Co., Ltd)

PAT (Port Authority of Thailand)

Zeebrugge (Port Authority Zeebrugge)