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Waves may override the outermost breakwaters at eight or more of the 19 major ports on the Pacific Ocean if worst-case tsunami are created by a large earthquake, according to results of transport ministry simulations.

The March 11 tsunami damaged or destroyed numerous breakwaters, prompting the ministry to come up with a package of countermeasures by this summer.

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