Kochi Port (JPKOC)

Port Code JPKOC / JPKCZ City Kochi
Port Name KOCHI Country/Region Japan
Category Port City Route JAPANESE BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Kochi Port (JPKOC)


      Japanese commercial port.It is located in puhu fjord in the north of TUZUO Bay in the Western Pacific Ocean of Shikoku, Southeast of the port city, 91 nautical miles to the junction of Jiyi waterway in the northeast, 24 nautical miles to xuqi harbor in the west, 134 nautical miles to the junction of Fenghou waterway and 142 nautical miles to Yuhe island harbor in the West.There are five wharves in the port from northwest to Southeast. The first one is on the West Bank of jingchuankou, with eight berths. Berths 4, 6 and 7 can berth 3000-5000 DWT ships reliably.The second wharf is located on the North Bank of the inner Sichuan estuary, with shallow water depth;The third wharf is located on the East Bank of jingchuankou, with 4 berths;The fourth wharf is located in the north of the east coast of the fjord. It faces the first wharf with three berths. The above three docks are berthed by coastal domestic trade ships.The fifth wharf is located in the south of the East Bank of the fjord. There are three berths and many trestle berths in the north and south. However, only berths 1 and 2 are open to the outside ships. It can reliably berth 2000-5000 DWT ships. Due to the reef at the mouth of the Fjord, the maximum draught of ships entering the harbor is limited to 7.5m.

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Summary of JPKOC

The Kochi Port (Port Code:JPKOC) has functioned as an important hub for marine traffic between the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe area and South Shikoku since olden times. The Port of Kochi is located on the south coast of Shikoku on Tosa Bay on Japan's Shikoku island. The Port of Kochi is about 160 kilometers southeast of the Port of Hiroshima and some 216 nautical miles east of the Ports of Kinuura and Kitakyushu on Japan's Kyushu island. In 1951 it was designated as a major port. On May 23,2014,the new main berth started its operations. Since the opening, both domestic and international cruises have called at our port.