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.