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Ishikari Bay New Port is steadily improving its facilities as the “Port” supporting Sapporo area and Hokkaido as a whole.

Built with the most up-to-date techniques such as dredged waterways that provide extremely calm conditions and an efficient operating environment provided with the latest equipment, the Ishikari Bay New Port is earning an excellent reputation as an easy-to-use harbor. In addition, the construction of the quay of 14 meters in water depth, which will become the core of the multi-purpose international trade port, is started. The Ishikari Bay New Port, which is steadily improved as the international physical distribution base and the energy base, plays a vital role in supporting Hokkaido’s growth in the 21st century.

【East Whaf】
East Wharf plays a sentral role as a recycling-oriented port and supports the establishment of a recycling-oriented society as a recycling base.

East Wharf is the recycling base located in the central Hokkaido area. It is equipped with one berth with a 10m-deep quay and two berths with 7.5m-deep quays. The large and completely paved open freighting yard is directly connected to the cargo handling area, thereby enhamcing work efficiency. Scrap and sand/gravel for construction aggregates are primarily dealt with at this wharf. Scrap is shipped overseas as recycling material.


【Central Wharf】
Central Wharf is a transshipment point for energy supplies such as petroleum and LPG.

Central Wharf is an energy supply base for the Sapporo area, and is operated by Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd., Liquefied Gas Terminal Co., Ltd. and Tomakomai Futo Co., Ltd. LPG (liquid petroleum gas) and other petroleum products, such as kerosene, light oil and gasoline are loaded / unloaded at a 7.5 m-deep quay which is dedicated to the handling of hazardous materials, and are supplies to the Sapporo area by pipelines or tank lorries.
This wharf, which was constructed to serve annually growing energy demands, plays a significant role in the stable energy supply to the Sapporo area.

■Link to Lots for Sale(exclusive use for dangerous materials)



【Bannaguro Wharf】
Bannaguro Wharf features container transportation and also handles cement transportion.

Bannaguro Wharf is an international container transportation base which is equipped with a 2-berth 10 m-deep quay and a 3-berth 7.5 m-deep quay, and there are three public sheds, including one equipped with four fumigation warehouses, in the cargo handling area. At the wharf, which is also equipped with a container yard over 5 ha in area and a gantry crane, containers and cement are mainly handled. In addition, the wharf is equipped with one of the largest portside cement silos in Hokkaido for shipping to the Sapporo area.



【Tarukawa Wharf】

Tarukawa Wharf handles a variety of commodities, including refrigerating & cold storage cargoes and imported rice.

Tarukawa Wharf is a physical distribution base supplying the Sapporo area with everyday goods as well as industrial materials. The wharf is equipped with a 2-berth 10 m-deep quay and a 3-berth 7.5 m-deep quay. There are also two public sheds and truck scales in the cargo handling area. A wide variety of cargo, including marine products, plywood, coal, plaster and peat moss is handled at this wharf. Of particular note are the many large-scale refrigerating and cold storage warehouses located at the back of the wharf, raising its utility value as a refrigerating and cold storage base, exemplified by Japan's top-ranked import volume of frozen herring.
In December 2002,the port was also designated as the port for import rice,thus increased its utility value even more.



【West Wharf】
Port improvement is currently under way to accommodate large vessels at the West Wharf toward the realization of mass transportation.

West Wharf will accommodate large vessels of 50,000-ton class.A public 14 m-deep, 280 m-long quay and a wharf area of 12 , started service in December, 2006.


Outlying facilities

                                       As of July 1, 2009

Name Length planned Length complete Notes
North Breakwater 4,900m 4,500m   
Detached Breakwater 640m 640m           
East Breakwater 694m 694m Completed
Breakwater(Outsade) 150m 0m   
East Groin 500m 500m Completed
Groin 200m 200m Completed
West Groin 400m 400m Completed

Mooring facilities

                                                             As of July 1, 2009
Name of area Categories of public/prinate Large−scale quaywall(−7.5m or deeper) Notes
Planned Present
Water depth Number of berth Length Water depth Number of berth Length
Tarukawa Wharf public −10m 2 370m −10m 2 370m    
−7.5m 3 390m −7.5m 3 390m    
−5.5m 2 200m                 
Bannaguro Wharf public −10m 6 1,050m −10m 2 370m under construction
−7.5m 1 220m −7.5m 3 390m
East Wharf public −10m 1 185m −10m 1 185m    
−7.5m 2 260m −7.5m 2 260m    
West Wharf public −14m 1 280m −14m 1 280m    
Central Wharf private −7.5m 6 865m −7.5m 6 865m    
−13m 1          dolphin
Total             25 3,820m     20 3,110m    

Berthing facilities

                                                           As of July 1, 2009
Classification planned Present Notes
Water depth Area of water surface Water depth Area of water surface
Central Fairway -10m〜-15m 111.0ha -14m〜-15m -     
East District harbor site -7.5m 14.9ha -7.5m 14.9ha completed
-10m 35.4ha -10m 35.4ha completed
Central District harbor site -7.5m〜-13m 41.0ha -7.5m〜-13m 36.3ha     
Central district fairway & harbor site -13m 4.2ha - -     
Central Fairway harbor site -5.5m〜-10m 50.4ha -10m 19.6ha   
-7.5m 15.1ha
West District harbor site -14m 26.9ha -14m 26.9ha completed

Port facilities

Supports the confidence and safety of the port and deals with the variety of needs of physical distribution.

One of the major tasks of the Ishikari Bay New Port as an urban-oriented port is to satisfy the diversifying needs for physical distribution in Sapporo area. We are always improving facilities and equipment employing state-of-arts technologies, enhancing efficiency and laborsaving of the works and making our bests efforts to maintain and improve the comfort and safety of the work environment.

Bannaguro Public Transit Shed     Bannaguro Public Transit Shed
           No. 1                         No. 2

  Bannaguro Public Transit Shed       Fumigation Shed     Controlling
            No. 3                

 Tarukawa Public Transit Shed      Tarukawa Public Transit Shed
           No. 1                          No. 2

         Gantry crane                 Tugboat kamui            Top lifter

    Truck scale          Water Supply       Electrical Hook-ups
                                        for Reefer Containers

Category of facility Name Size Notes
Shed Bannaguro Public Transit Shed No.1 Area:1,800u Completed in
Shed Bannaguro Public Transit Shed No.2 Area:2,000u
(with the eaves 5m long)
Completed in November,1996
Shed Bannaguro Public Transit Shed No.3 Area:4,000u(with the 11.5m long eaves and a 1,000u fumigation facility and two Controlling temperrature rooms of 154u) Completed in January 1999 (fumigation facility completed in March 1999、Controlling temperature rooms completed in March 2006)
Shed Tarukawa Public Transit Shed No.1 Area:5,000u Completed in September,1991
Shed Tarukawa Public Transit Shed No.2 Area: 4,000m2
(with the eaves 9.5 m long)
Completed in February,1996
Tugboat kamui 171G/T、3600PS Entered into service in December,2006
Cargo handling equipment Top lifter Maximum load : 35 t Entered into service in July,1997
Gantry crane Rated load under the spreader: 30.5 t Entered into service in December 2001
Scale Truck scale Size of loading plate : 3mx15m,
Max suspension capacity : 50t
Completed in August,1996
Refrigeration outlets Electrical Hook-ups for Reefer Containers 440 V sockets~78
220 V sockets~12
Completed in July 1997