|1392||With many ships moving in and out of the harbor and the activities of their shipping agents, Shinagawa Port of the Middle Ages bustles with activity.|
|1457||Edo Castle is built by Dokan Ota and Edo Port is established at Edomaejima at the mouth of the Hirakawa River.|
|1612||The Tokugawa Shogunate takes on the reconstruction of the port, providing for extensive berthing facilities.|
|June of this year sees the arrival of Commodore Perry at Uraga and, in August, the Shogunate begins constructing gun batteries at Shinagawa (completed in July, 1854).|
|1858||The conclusion of the U.S.-Japan Amity and Commerce Treaty begins about the opening of five ports and two cities, Osaka and Edo, to international contact.|
|1880||Governor Matsuda first proposes his concept for the improvement of the Port.|
|1906||The first phase of operations is initiated at the estuary of the Sumida River to accommodate waterways and wharves to 500-ton vessels.|
|1923||Awareness of the importance of the Port of Tokyo is further enhanced by the devastating effect of the Great Kanto Earthquake on the overland transport system.|
|1925||The Hinode Terminal is completed and opens as the first modern terminal in March the following year.|
|1932||The Shibaura Terminal is completed.|
|1934||The Takeshiba Terminal is completed.|
|1941||The Port opens as an international port on May 20th of this year.|
|1945||The end of the war sees virtually the entire port area being requisitioned by the Allied Forces.|
|1950||The partially-completed Toyosu Coal Terminal begins operations. The Port Law is promulgated.|
|1951||The Port is designated as a major port and, under provisions of Port Law, is placed under the administration of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.|
|1955||Berth No.1 of the Harumi Terminal commences public operation.|
|1967||The Shinagawa Container Terminal is completed.
The Hawaiian Planter is the fIrst fully-containerized vessel to arrive at the Port. Regu1arly-scheduled container routes are opened to the West Coast of North America.
|1971||Regularly-scheduled European container routes are opened (Oi Terminals).|
|1974||The Cargo Terminal is completed at No.13 and ferry transport from the Ferry Terminal swing into full operation with three berths completed.|
|1975||All eight berths are completed at the Oi Container Terminal.|
|1977||General principles pertaining to reclamation development in the Port are put into effect.|
|1985||Berth No.1 of the Aomi Container Terminal commences operation.|
|1991||A celebration and related events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the opening of the port are held.
The Harumi Passenger Ship Terminal commences operation.
|1993||The Rainbow Bridge is completed.
Berth No.2 of the Amni Container Terminal commences operation.
|1994||Berth No.3 of the Aomi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|1995||The Tokyo Waterfront New Transit '"Yurikamome" begins operation.
All zones of the Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal are completed.
|1996||Berth No.4 of the Aomi Container Terminal begins operation.
Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit, Inc."Rinkai Line" opens for service.
|1998||Berth No.7(Renewal)of Oi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|1999||Berth No.3(Renewal)of Oi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|2000||Berth No.6(Renewal)of Oi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|2001||The port's 60th anniversary Commemorative campaign and activities are held.|
|2002||Port of Tokyo Seaside Road, Section #1, open to traffic.|
|2003||New Berth No.5 at Oi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|2004||New Berth No. 1 at Oi Container Terminal begins operation.|
|2006||Extension as far as Toyosu Station on the Yurikamome Line|
|2008||Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Yokohama City and Kawasaki City entered into the basic agreement to promote the wide area cooperation further|
|2010||1st in the nation for the 12th successive year in the Volume of import-export cargo handled.
The Port of Keihin(Port of Tokyo, Port of Kawasaki and Port of Yokohama) was designated as the "International Container Strategic Port."