Terminal Operations

“K” Line operates container terminals in Japan, USA and Europe that serve as links between sea and land in container transportation business. These terminals are designed to perform efficient operations with the use of hi-tech information systems and the latest in automated equipment.
“K” Line regularly upgrades all aspects of its systems to assure it is providing the very highest quality services to its esteemed customers.

Service Profile

When providing containership transport services, container terminals provide the link between marine side and land side transport. “K” Line has four exclusive terminals in Japan, two terminals in the United States operated by group companies and one terminal in Europe operated jointly with alliance partners. Information systems are employed at these terminals to automate operations for higher efficiency.

Container Terminals in Japan

“K” Line has been enhancing the functions of its terminal operation system since its introduction in 1972. We began operating the new Computer Automated Terminal Operation System (CATOS), which links closely to our backbone system, at our exclusive terminals in Oi (Tokyo), Honmoku (Yokohama), Nanko (Osaka) and Rokko (Kobe) in 2000. This new system facilitates the performance of efficient business, accurate terminal operations and the provision of timely information.