In Yokohama Port, we perform the radiation measurement of export container based on "guidelines for the radiation measurement that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism establishes on export container" from April, 2011.
From container which we were going to export in Honmoku-Futo on April 11, 2014, we detected radiation dose more than the standard values of country and temporarily stored on Honmoku new kinds of building materials wharf. About the container concerned, we were requesting to leave immediately for shipper, and we were removed on May 9, 2014 by Honmoku new kinds of building materials wharf.
In addition, during temporarily storing, we performed the air dose measurement around the storage area for safe confirmation, but it is general air dose in the city and value not to almost change as a result of measurement.
Please refer to the following homepage address for the details of result of a measurement.
In addition, please refer to the following homepage address of Japan Post Co., Ltd. for the details about the export container concerned.
(the press release dated April 17, 2014)
(the press release dated May 1, 2014)