Container Terminals & Harbor Facilities


Kitakyushu Freight Terminal

Kitakyushu Freight Terminal Image

This facility is a state-of-the-art rail transit center with connections to container stations throughout Japan. Significant time savings are realized with the use of the Effective and Speedy Container Handling System (E&S), in which container trains can be loaded and unloaded directly from the main track.

Kokura RORO Terminal

Kokura RORO Terminal Image

This center services 2 RORO vessels traveling between Kitakyushu and Hitachinaka (Ibaraki pref.) each week. Connections with RORO services from Hitachinaka (Ibaraki pref.) to Tomakomai (Hokkaido) enable integrated transportation of goods between Kitakyushu and Hokkaido.

Kitakyushu Airport

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An offshore airport with customs, immigration and quarantine facilities operating around the clock. 24-hour service ensures smooth handling of both domestic and international freight arrivals at any time of the day or night.

Shinmoji Vehicle Distribution Center

Shinmoji Vehicle Distribution Center Image

The largest comprehensive vehicle distribution center in Kyushu, this location enables high-efficiency sea transport and facilitates collaborative shipping among Japanese automakers. It is equipped to handle a total of 700,000 units – up to 620,000 complete automobiles and 80,000 automotive components.

Tanoura RORO Terminal

Tanoura Vehicle Distribution Center Image

This distribution hub located next to Tachinoura Container Terminal is used in the export of second hand automobiles, and has a capacity of approximately 2,000 vehicles.
It is also utilized as an international distribution base by the RORO ship.

Shinmoji Ferry Terminal

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One of the largest in western Japan, this terminal operates daily ferry services to Kanto (Tokyo) and Shikoku and 4 ferry services each day to Kansai. It enables high-frequency distribution to major consumer centers.