OutlineAmagasaki-Nishinomiya-Ashiya Port is designated as one of the Major Ports, located between Kobe Port and Osaka Port. Amagasaki Port Area is situated in the middle of the Hanshin Industrial District and plays a significant role as an industrial port that takes advantage of the canals that run in various directions. Both Nishinomiya and Ashiya Port Areas have developed to facilitate commodity distribution as well as serve as a place to support daily lives and recreational activities of people with such facilities as Bellport Ashiya and Shin-Nishinomiya Yacht Harbor.
History of Development and Usage
|1951||Amagasaki Port was designated a Major Port.|
|1955||Amagasaki Lock Gate was completed.|
|1966||Amagasaki Port 10,000t Quay was completed.|
|1969||Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, and Ashiya Ports were integrated to found Amagasaki-Nishinomiya-Ashiya Port.|
|1972||Amagasaki Port 10,000t Quay was completed.|
|1973||Nishinomiya lumber yard was completed.|
|1983||Amagasaki-Nishinomiya-Ashiya Port and Nishinomiya Bridge were completed.
Amagasaki and Shinmarushima Water Gates were completed.
|1984||Operations of Nishinomiya East District Wharf started.|
|1987||Construction of a storage shed of Nishinomiya District was completed and its operations started.
|1993||Amagasaki New Lock Gate #2 was completed.|
|1994||Designated an animal quarantine port.|
|1995||Great Hanshin Earthquake struck the region.|
|1998||Shin-Nishinomiya Yacht Harbor was opened.|
|2001||Designated as gEco-port Model Port.h|
|2002||Operations of Amagasaki Lock Gate #1 started.|
|2005||Intensive Control Center for Amagasaki Lock Gate was constructed.|
|2006||gFramework of Amagasaki Nijuisseiki-no-morih was formulated.|
|2007||Ports in Osaka Bay started to function as a single entity (gHanshin Porth).|
|2009||Operations of the multi-purpose international terminal of Amagasaki-Nishinomiya-Ashiya Port (Amagasaki Port District) started.|
Breakdown items of freight (2009)