Tomakomai


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Tomakomai

(tōmä'kō`mī), city (1990 pop. 160,118), Hokkaido prefecture, S Hokkaido, Japan, on the Pacific Ocean. It is a commercial port and the site of Japan's largest paper and newsprint industry.

Tomakomai

 

a city and port in Japan, on Hokkaido Island, near the city of Sapporo. Population, 101,600 (1970). Tomakomai is a major center of the wood-products industry, particularly the paper and pulp industry. The city also has a chemical industry.

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Tomakomai Port, which is one of the nation's ports with the largest volume of freight handled, briefly was unable to load and unload freight because power cuts rendered its large cranes unusable.
The vessel will replace the old Kitakami, one of three large ferries providing regular service between the ports of Nagoya, Sendai, and Tomakomai (Hokkaido).
We obtained clinical data for all 84 patients who sought care at the hospital or clinic in Tomakomai. Demographic and clinical characteristics (e.g., age, sex, history of rotavirus vaccination, duration of fever, and duration and frequency of diarrhea and vomiting) were not substantially different between 42 patients with G8P[8] rotavirus infection and 42 patients with non-G8P[8] rotavirus infection.
Tomakomai Research Station, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Tomakomai 053-0035, Japan
Second data set includes the images of Tomakomai, Japan, acquired by Phased Array Type L-band SAR (PALSAR) using H/V polarization on August 19, 2006, in Figure 6(a) and V/V polarization on August 19, 2006, in Figure 6(b).
"I thought I couldn't fight after learning that I would not be a candidate" for the DPJ, Hatoyama told a press conference in Tomakomai, Hokkaido.
2 February 2011 - JCR upgraded the rating of Tomakomai Shinkin's senior debts to A/"stable" from A-.
SAPPORO - Five men are dead and one man remains missing after their boat capsized off Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Friday night, the local coast guard office said Saturday.
The company will start construction of the terminal, which wil include such facilities as a 3,000-kilolitres-class LNG tank in Tomakomai, in June 2010 with completion set for the autumn of 2011.
Toyota had been planning to construct a new plant in Tomakomai, Hokkaido and produce the diesel engines from around 2012.
Japan-based Toyota Motor Corporation - also owners of a Formula One team - are also struggling, with production to cease at all five of its factories in Tomakomai, Hokkaido on December 25.