Incentives

As part of our commitment to ensuring the lowest possible costs for users, the Port of Shimizu offers heavy subsidies on dockage, wharfage, and other fees. 

 

Abatements for Scheduled Service Routes

  • Lowest dockage fee in Japan
  • Lower total usage costs than Japan's five largest ports

Item

Incentives

Dockage Fee

50% abatement

Wharf Usage Fee

  • 50% abatement on all tonnage past the first thirty thousand long tons
  • 20% abatement for use of at least two hours and no more than eight hours
  • May be combined with the subsidies listed above

Gantry Crane Usage Fees

  • 20% abatement for using Sodeshi Number 1 or Sodeshi Number 2 crane
  • 5% abatement per call on all containers past the first five hundred
  • May be combined with subsidies listed above

 

For further information, please call the number below.

 Planning and Promotion Division, Shimizu Port Authority

+81-54-353-2203

Support for New Maritime Routes (1)

Item

Incentive

Dockage Fee

Free for first six months

Wharf Usage Fee

For further information, please call the number below.

 Planning and Promotion Division, Shimizu Port Authority

+81-54-353-2203

Support for New Maritime Routes (2)

  • New shipping routes service calling at the Port of Shimizu may qualify for up to twenty million yen for the first year, depending on the weight of the ship.

For further information, please call the number below.

 Shimizu Port Promotion Association

+81-54-353-3401