Continue to increase Yokkaichi Port container handling volume great potential
Yokkaichi Port on a regular route that leads to the Asian city has continued to grow as a newly opened international hub port every year, the annual handling volume of foreign trade container has updated the best past four consecutive years.
In Yokkaichi Port first regular route in 1969 has been opened.
Later is increasing year by year, in 2012 14, in 2013 18, 19 of the route at the time in July 2014 has runs.
On a regular route Both weekly flights, Yokkaichi Port and South Korea, China, has been going back and forth the city of Southeast Asia, automobile parts and, synthetic resin production complex companies, the demand for such chemicals high, the majority of export It accounted for.
When depends on the Yokkaichi Port management association, potential cargo volume of "utilization advantage Sphere" that land transport is lower cost than other port by utilizing the Yokkaichi Port, it is said to amount to more than 10 million tons per year in outside the prefecture You.
In addition, in 2020 and ahead of the opening of the Tokai ring road that connects the Mie and Gifu, it relies expected to logistics promotion of Yokkaichi Port.