|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
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 / Friendship Ports
Los Angels (Port of Los Angels)
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)
SIPG (Shanghai Internatinal Port(Group) Co., Ltd)
PAT (Port Authority of Thailand)