Ports and Harbours Bureau

Cruise Contact Desk

Ports and Harbours bureau of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will open “Cruise Contact Desk”, an one-stop desk for cruising promotion, as below, to respond any inquiries(*) to relevant ministries. The desk will be opened under cooperation among relevant ministries for encouraging international cruise ships to call at Japanese ports.

◆Cruise Contact Desk (Industrial Port Policy Division, Ports and Harbours Bureau)

  E-mail : hqt-cruisecontact@ml.mlit.go.jp
  Tel : +81-3-5253-8678 (Direct)
  Website : http://www.mlit.go.jp/en/kowan/index.html.
  Operating Hours : 9:30 - 18:15 (JST) weekdays
  ※E-mail submitted during holidays or after operating hours will be responded after next operating day.

   - No application for ship calling or CIQ can be accepted through this desk.
    All applications shall be submitted to each competent authority.
   - As the desk is for cruise shipping companies, relevant agencies, local governments and port authorities,
   inquiries from other bodies and individuals won’t be accepted.
   - Please refer to the attached image for further information

One-stop desk for Cruise Promotion image