Lying back on a beach holiday, having a cold drink and eating oysters – sounds like something I need to do for 6 months at a go, twice a year. Being anywhere beside the ocean brings peace to many a tired, urban soul. But more than that, it’s a source of food and minerals as well as the means of transport for almost 90% of cargo that’s sent around the world. Shipping by sea is by far the most economical and ecological as compared to the other modes of transport owed to the fact that the oceans allow for almost limitless amounts of cargo to be carried by a vehicles which emit less and less pollution per tonne of cargo carried.
There are over 200 ports and harbours in Japan which indicate how important waterway traffic is in this country. It also makes Japan very eco-friendly when it comes to transporting goods from the hundreds of manufacturers dotting the country. The team at Alien Logistics works with partners in Japan to navigate the waters of import and export for foodstuff, ceramics, electronics, manufacturing materials and other items on a weekly basis – so if you’re looking to buy and/or sell things to and from Japan, we would be a great sounding board for you to plan your shipping and distribution.
So, what do most Japanese do on Ocean Day?