City of Osaka

Port & Harbor Bureau, City of Osaka

Port & Harbor Bureau

Public Corporations

Public Corporations

The Osaka Port and Harbor Bureau has established a range of complementary public corporations and subsidiary companies, to ensure the systematic and efficient use of facilities, while guaranteeing public accountability, as well as increased port prosperity through waterfront development in accordance with social and economic trends.

as at February 2016

1. The Osaka Port Terminal Co., Ltd.
City's Controlling Share:
54.9%
Purpose:
Port Logistics and operation of the exclusive wharves for grain, coal, and iron and steel, respectively.
Major Facilities:
Osaka Silo ,Osaka Port Cargo Distribution Center.
Corporate History:
1951 (April) - Founded with 50% capital from the City
1995 (January) - Merged with Osaka Hokko Wharf Co., Ltd.
2001 (October) - Merged with Osaka Iron and Steel Wharf Co., Ltd.

2. The Osaka Harbor Timber Storage Co., Ltd
City’s Controlling Share:
50.8%
Purpose:
Supporting the city's timber industry as the operator of the lumber marshalling pool and related timber storage facilities.
Major Facilities:
Nanko Lumber Center
Corporate History:
1957 (November) - Founded by private companiesy
1961 (May) - City invested 50% of the capital

3. Osaka Port Corporation
Cityʼs Controlling Share:
100%
Purpose:
Encouragement of regional prosperity and development of international logistics through the construction and maintenance of container terminals and domestic ferry terminals of the Port of Osaka and lease of those facilities to the Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation
Major Facilities:
Osaka Port Container Terminals, Osaka Nanko Ferry Terminal and Osaka Nanko Kamome Ferry Terminal.
Corporate History:
1972 (January) - Founded as public corporation with 100% capital from the City
1981 (December) - Restructuring and renaming, (previously the Osaka Ferry Wharf Public Corporation)
1982 (March) - Takeover of the Hanshin International Wharves Corporation.
2010(October)-Converted to a joint-stock corporation
2014(October)-Restructuring due to the foundation of Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation

4. Osaka Port Transport System Co., Ltd
City’s Controlling Share:
69.6%
Purpose:
Supporting the waterfront area's infrastructure through the administration of parking, warehouses, and intermodal terminals.
Major Facilities:
Osaka Intermodal Terminal
Corporate History:
1974 (July) - Founded with 50% capital from the City
1989 (August) - Renaming (previously the Osaka Nanko Complex Terminal Co., Ltd.)

5. Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation
Cityʼs Controlling Share:
30.8%
Purpose:
Strengthening the international competitiveness of Hanshin Port by promoting effective port management
Major Facilities
Osaka Port Container Terminals in Yumeshima and Maishima, Osaka Nanko Ferry Terminal and Osaka Nanko Kamome Ferry Terminal
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Corporate History:
2014(October)- Founded with 50% capital from the City, integrating Osaka Port Corporation and Kobe Port Terminal Corporation through an infrastructure-operation separation scheme.
2014(December)- Financed by the National Government