November 15, 2016
Bureau of Port and Harbor
Tokyo Port Promotion Association
Inviting foreign nationals to a guided cruise
Port of Tokyo Winter Evening Cruise
The Bureau of Port and Harbor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), is organizing “Port of Tokyo Winter Evening Cruise” for foreign residents and overseas visitors. At the tour, participants will board the Shin-Tokyo-Maru, which is inspection ship owned by TMG, and travel area around the port to view sites such as the leading foreign-trade container terminal in Japan, Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Gate Bridge and Tokyo Waterfront City. You can also enjoy Rainbow Firework that will be held at Odaiba Marine Park after the cruise.
TIME AND DATE
December 10 (Sat), 2016, 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
*Reception desk opens at 3:00 p.m.
*In case of cancellation due to bad weather, we will inform the participants by the following at around 12:00.
- Webpage of the Bureau of Port and Harbor (http://www.kouwan.metro.tokyo.jp/en/)
- Official Twitter feed (@tocho_kouwan)
- Official Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Port.of.Tokyo.Japan)
Takeshiba Small Ship Terminal (1-16-3 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
(A 15-minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station of JR line or a 5-minute walk from Takeshiba Station of Yurikamome line)
Takeshiba Small Ship Terminal (15:30) → (Start Cruising (75 minutes)) → Aomi Passenger Ship Terminal (16:45)
*Young members of TMG will act as guides in Japanese and students from Musashino University are planning to translate into English, Chinese and Korean.
*Odaiba Rainbow Firework will be held at 19:00 on that day. It is not included in the tour and the participants are responsible for their own transportation.
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
60 people *If oversubscribed, participants will be selected by a draw
QUALIFICATION FOR APPLICATION
- 15 years old and above *15 year old junior high school students are NOT eligible.
- Foreign nationals, as individuals or in groups (Groups must include at least one foreign nationals)
Free of charge
*Transportation fees to/from the terminals where the tour starts/finishes are at the participants’ own cost
Please send an email with the necessary information to:
Contact person’s name (in alphabet), email address, Emergency contact (mobile number) in Japan, Number of participants (maximum 4 people per group), Names and ages of all participants (including contact person), Questions about the Port of Tokyo, if any. (We will make every effort to answer the questions during the cruise)
APPLICATION DUE DATE
December 5 (Mon), 2016
(Application email must be received by 11:59 p.m., Japan local time, December 5)
*Multiple applications are not permitted.
*The tour details will be delivered to your email address you have provided after the application deadline. (In case of a draw, you will be notified of the result.)
*If applying via mobile phone, please deactivate any user settings which restrict receipt of messages sent from PCs. For domain specific access settings, please set your mobile phone to be able to receive emails from @section.metro.tokyo.jp (Bureau of Port and Harbor).
*Please provide an emergency contact number (mobile) in Japan; We will not make international calls.
*For overseas applicants, if you fail to inform us of your emergency contact number, please note that no further information can be given in the case of any last-minutes changes.
*Communication fees in regard to application are at the participants’ own cost.
*Application will be cancelled if any false information is found.
Public Relations, General Affairs Division, Bureau of Port and Harbor