Six Japanese ports to get upgrades in bid to attract cruise liners

Feb 1, 2017

Six Japanese ports to get upgrades in bid to attract cruise liners

The transport ministry on Tuesday selected six domestic ports whose facilities will be upgraded under a project aimed at attracting more cruise ships and increasing overseas tourists. The six ports are in Yokohama, Shimizu in Shizuoka Prefecture, Sasebo in Nagasaki Prefecture, Yatsushiro in Kumamoto ...

Mar 8, 2016

Japan to increase ports for calls by cruise liners

The transport ministry said Monday it plans to increase the number of ports that can be visited by large cruise ships to 14 to 15 from seven in 2015. The ministry also aims to realize visits to Hakata port in Fukuoka Prefecture and other ...