The Port Service

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Seabass / Yokohama Cruising
Yokohama Seabass.jpg
Seabass at Port Side Park.
Locale Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Waterway Port of Yokohama
Transit type Seabus, excursion cruise ship
Operator The Port Service Corp.
No. of lines 1 water bus line, 3 excursion courses, 3 restaurant cruise courses
No. of terminals 4

The Port Service (ポートサービス Pōto Sābisu?) is a ship operating company in Yokohama. Founded in 1953, the company operates seabuses, an excursion cruise ship, and a restaurant ship, all within the Port of Yokohama. The services include public lines listed below, as well as chartered ships.

Lines[edit]

Arrows (→) indicate ships only go that direction. Dashes (—) indicate ships go both directions. Lines are operated everyday.

Yo: Yokohama Station East Exit
M: Minato Mirai 21 Pukarisanbashi Pier
PA: Pier Aka-Renga
Ya: Yamashita Park
  • Seabass (シーバス Shībasu?) (Seabus)
    • Yo — M — PA — Ya
    • Yo — Ya
The line/ship is not spelt Seabus but Seabass, after Japanese sea bass.
  • Marine Shuttle (マリーンシャトル Marīn Shatoru?) (Excursion cruise ship)
    • Ya → (Port of Yokohama) → Ya
    • Ya → PA → (Port of Yokohama) → Ya → PA
    • Ya → M → PA → (Port of Yokohama) → Ya → M → PA
There are 40 minutes, 60 minutes, and 90 minutes courses.
  • Marine Rouge (マリーンルージュ Marīn Rūju?) (Restaurant ship)
    • Ya → M → PA → (Port of Yokohama) → Ya → M → PA
There are 3 courses, namely Lunch Cruising (takes 90 minutes), Sunset Cruising (90 minutes), and Dinner Cruising (120 minutes).

Ships[edit]

  • Seabass
    • Shuttle ships made for seabus (water bus) services.
  • Marine Shuttle
    • An excursion cruise ship, mainly built for the observation tour of the Port of Yokohama. The ship is also often used for school excursions. There is a casual restaurant as well.
  • Marine Rouge
    • A restaurant ship, meaning a cruise ship mainly made for its restaurant cruise service. There are four dining spaces, and some observatory spaces. It is also possible to ride the ship without eating.

Stations[edit]

Name Japanese Transfers Facilities Location (All in Yokohama)
Yokohama Station East Exit 横浜駅東口 JR: Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Negishi Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Tōkaidō Main Line, Yokohama Line, Yokosuka Line
Keikyū: Main Line
Sōtetsu: Main Line
Tōkyū: Tōyoko Line
Yokohama Minatomirai Railway: Minatomirai Line
Yokohama Municipal Subway: Blue Line
(All 10 min. walk from Yokohama. Minatomirai Line is also changeable at Shin-Takashima, 7 minutes walk.)
Yokohama Bayquarter, Port Side Park, Yokohama city central Kanagawa
Minato Mirai 21 Pukarisanbashi Pier みなとみらい21 ぷかりさん橋 Yokohama Minatomirai Railway: Minatomirai Line (7 min. walk from Minato Mirai) Minato Mirai 21 (Yokohama Landmark Tower, Pacifico Yokohama, Queen's Square Yokohama, Yokohama Cosmo World) Nishi
Pier Aka-Renga ピア赤レンガ (赤レンガ倉庫前) Yokohama Minatomirai Railway: Minatomirai Line (9 min. walk from Nihon-ōdōri) Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama Customs, Kanagawa Prefectural Government Naka
Yamashita Park 山下公園 Yokohama Minatomirai Railway: Minatomirai Line (6 min. walk from Motomachi-Chūkagai) Yamashita Park, Yokohama Chinatown, Yokohama Marine Tower

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