Using the portThere are approximately 650Km of coastline in Wakayama Prefecture. There is the international hub port Wakayama Shimotsu Port, the important Hidaka harbor port, Shingu Port, and 13 regional ports.
International hub port Wakayama Shimotsu Port
Large container ships of the 40,000 ton-class can berth
The harbor spans across Arida City, Wakayama City, Kainan City. Located in the coastal area
are a number of leading companies such as oil refining industry and Steel industry. The harbor has become a distribution hub for raw materials and products of these companies.
In addition, it has become a hub port for foreign currency and regular container sea routes between the port and Pusan, Korea. It is also a hub port for regular ferry service to Tokushima, Shikoku.