Ports and Harbours Towards 21st Century in Japan

by Akio Someya, Ministry of Transport, Japan, Ministry of Transport, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87


Targets of the 'Ports and Harbours Toward the 21st Century' program for port and harbour development and improvement include: Target I, Creation of comprehensive port space, and Target II, Promotion of networking of ports and harbours, and has set forth the measures for achieving the foregoing targets and indicated new paradigms which are required for executing the measures. This paper discusses various program components, including port space creation, distribution terminals, port freeway and connecting piers, and others.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Highways and roads | Piers | Urban development | Harbor facilities | Environmental issues | Japan | Asia

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