Shipping to and from Japan

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Japan. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 18-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
Japan Govt state of emergency is up to 31st May however the govt has relaxed rules in 39 out of 47 prefectures as on 17th May, allowing establishnments and schools to open in a controlled manner & as per guidelines issued by teh governors of each prefectures. Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya continue to part of the rest 8 prefectures where state of emergency will continue.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Closed
Maersk Operational Status
TYO / OSA office closed; NGO operational with reduced hrs; Courier servive restricted leading to delays; For OBLs in the possession of couriers or in transit, customers can provide LOI and scanned ID of the signatory. Promoting E-BL; switch to Web BL and Myfinance.
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Too many calls/email on account of TYO closure; Operations in general is normal with occasional issues with Trucking moves. Delivery continues to be normal as country is NOT in lockdown state.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Restricting visit by customers to avoid risk of infection.
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Normal Operation (90-100%)
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Business as Usual
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usual
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Airfreight demand is increasing; Rates are seeing increasing trend; Most SCM customer are switching to OCN where possible.

Local information

Port
Aomi Container Terminal
Address
Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture,
Japan
Telephone
Opening hours

We have been connecting Japanese businesses with key world markets for more than 70 years.

Whether you are shipping standard, refrigerated or oversized cargo, we have the local expertise and global network needed to get it to its destination on time – wherever in the world that happens to be. With offices in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, we offer more than eight weekly calls to major ports across the Japanese archipelago. From here, the rest of the world is just a short hop away.

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