Long-term Goals of Osaka Port Improvement Project

by Shin Sasaki, Port & Harbor Bur, Osaka, Japan,
Yoichi Nakamura, Port & Harbor Bur, Osaka, Japan,
Takayuki Tokuhira, Port & Harbor Bur, Osaka, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87


Space in cities formed on coastal plains can be easily expanded by reclamation in Japan. Osaka Port, the waterfront of City of Osaka, has always supported the economic activities of the Osaka urban area. In the future as well, active use of Osaka Port will be essential in promoting urban development, keeping pace with changes in the needs of the times. This paper discusses development of the city and port through sea reclamation, the Technoport Osaka Project, and other aspects of the subject.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Ports and harbors | Land reclamation | Coastal plains | Economic factors | Municipal water | Seas and oceans | Waterfront structures | Japan | Asia

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