Onahama

Onahama

 

a city and port in Japan, on the Pacific coast of Honshu, in Fukushima Prefecture. Population, 228,000 (1970). There is chemical industry (production of ammonium sulfate). The port serves the Joban coastal industrial zone, with a freight turnover of more than 3 million tons per year. Onahama is an administrative part of the city of Iwaki.

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Onahama Port and coastal city Soma had tsunamis of 2ft and 3ft.
A 60 cm tsunami had been observed at Fukushima's Onahama Port and a 90 cm tsunami at Soma soon after, public broadcaster NHK said.
Subsidiary Nihon Kaisui suspended operations at the plant in Onahama due to the effects of the 2011 tsunami.
Figure 8(d) shows a snapshot of tsunami 28 minutes after the earthquake, just before it arrives at Kamaishi in Iwate Prefecture and Onahama in Fukushima Prefecture.
Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed and delivery of the floater from Nagasaki to Onahama has started today as part of the second term.
ONAHAMA PORT, Japan, Muharram 8, 1435, Nov 11, 2013, SPA -- Japan switched on the first turbine at a wind farm 20 kilometers (12 miles) off the coast of Fukushima on Monday, feeding electricity to the grid tethered to the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant onshore, according to AP.
The two researchers from the IAEA Environment Laboratories in Monaco left Onahama port in Fukushima Prefecture in the morning by ship to test samples of seawater surrounding the plant and analyze them for radioactive materials.
Some 90 searchers combed coastlines and water off the Onahama district of Fukushima prefecture, roughly 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of the crippled Fukushima atomic power plant.
CEO & President of Copper Mountain Mining Corporation, Jim O'Rourke, said, 'In just 16 months since receiving our permits to build on April 1, 2010 we have reached our goal of our first shipment of copper concentrate headed to Japan for processing at our partners' smelter in Onahama.
The samples taken at Onahama port in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, in late July, included a species of rockfish that measured 1,053 becquerels per kilogram.
facilities is underway at the Onahama plant which manufactures APIs,
Merck KGaA has resumed normal operations at the Onahama production site in Japan.