Advantage 1: Close to Kansai/Chukyo Zones
Well-developed traffic network gives good access to the port and has developed the biggest hinterland on the Japan Sea coast.
- Tsuruga Port - Maibara(Maibara city hall)
- 60km approx. 90 mins
- Tsuruga Port - Nagoya (Nagoya city hall)
- 120km approx. 210 mins
- Tsuruga Port - Osaka (Osaka city hall)
- 150km approx. 260 mins
- Tsuruga Port - Kobe (Kobe city hall)
- 170km approx. 320 mins
- Biggest Hinterland on the
Japan Sea coast
The shipment value of manufactured
goods within 150 km distance from
Tsuruga Port is
the largest on the Japan Sea coast (approximately 49 trillion yen)
(Domestic share rate of 14.7%)
Advantage 2: Gateway to Northwest Pacific Region
As a gateway to the opposite shore, Tsuruga port has various water routes to Korea and China.
The routes is connected to the rest of the world via Busan and Shanghai ports.
|Busan Port||Tsuruga Port|
|Shanghai Port||Tsuruga Port|
[Roll on roll off ship]
|Busan New Port||Tsuruga Port|
|Tue||>>||Wed (1 day)|
|Fri||>>||Sat (1 day)|
|Tsuruga Port||Busan New Port|
|Wed||>>||Fri (2 days)|
|Sat||>>||Tue (3 days)|
|Tsuruga Port||Busan Port|
|Wed||>>||Sat (3 days)|
|Fri||>>||Sat (1 days)|
|Sat||>>||Sun (1 day)|
|Tsuruga Port||Shanghai Port|
|Fri||>>||Wed (5 days)|
*Port calls at Ulsan, Gwangyang, Masan ports of Korea
*Port calls at Ninpo port of China
Regularly scheduled maritime shipping company (Japanese agency)
It is quite smooth to access container yards of Tsuruga Port.
(Taking 1 or 2 days less than large-scale ports)
Advantage 3: Suitable for Disaster Risk Dispersion
It is quite effective to choose Tsuruga Port for the alternative to large-scale ports since it is located on the Japan Sea coast where the risk of earthquake and tsunami is relatively low.
・Construction of frameworks for prior preparations against disaster
・Maintenance of logistics to minimize the damage
・Temporary admittance of regularly scheduled vessels from disaster-affected ports
Advantage 4: Fulfilling support programs
Expense up to 10 million yen can be subsidized by using Tsuruga port for export and import with container.
Fukui Prefecture Department of Business, Industry and Labor Business Attraction Division, Tsuruga/Fukui Ports Utilization Group
Address: 3-17-1 Ote, Fukui City, Fukui
Tsuruga Port International Terminal Co., Ltd.
Address: 49-1 Kanegasaki-Cho, Tsuruga City, Fukui