Higashi Harima Port is located in the eastern area of Harima Sea, and has long flourished as a marine transportation hub of the Seto Inland Sea. As its coastal area was designated as a special industrial district, the port was designated as one of the Major Ports in 1964. The port hosts firms of such industries as metals, machineries, and chemical and plays a key role in Harima Waterfront Industrial Zone together with the adjacent Himeji Port in its west.
History of Development and Usage
||The area was designated Harima Waterfront Industrial Zone.
||Hutami, Befu, Takasago, Iho, and Sone Ports were integrated to found Higashi Harima Port.
||Higashi Harima Port was designated a Major Port.
||Wharf in Sone District was completed.
||Hyogo Prefectural Takasago Seaside Park was opened.
||Niijima Public Wharf was completed.z.
||Befu Minato Ryokuchi was opened.
||Arai Hamakaze Park was opened.
||Futami District Second Accessway was opened.
Breakdown items of freight (2009)