City of Osaka

Osaka Ports and Harbors Bureau


Port Facilities

International Ferry Terminal

International ferry terminal

International ferry terminal Located at International ferry terminal

International Ferry Terminal is a center for regular ferry services with our sister/friendship ports, Shanghai and Busan, which has a weekly service and a biweekly service by two different operators to/from Shanghai, and three weekly services to/from Busan.
In 2018, about 60,000 passengers and approx. 900 thousand tons of cargo passed through the terminal. Also HDS*, a service enabling a swift hand-over of import cargo, and costing less than air transport despite same length for transit time, attract customers.
∗ HDS: Hot Delivery Service. Upon booking container cargo can be picked up swiftly on the day of the ferry's arrival.

International Ferry Terminal (Opened on May 1 1996)

Desig-nation Length (m) Depth (m) Routes Shipping Company/Shipping Agent Vessel Name Vessel Tonnage (in service) Fre-quency Start
of Service
KF-1 450 10.0 Shanghai Japan-China International Ferry Co., Ltd Su Zhou Hao 14,410 1 per
2 week
Xin Jian Zhen 14,543 1 per
2 weeks
KF-2 Busan Sanstar Line Co., Ltd. Panstar Dream 21,535 3 per