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
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. Its English name includes "the". 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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