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HONSHU (The Sea of Japan side)

Honshu's sea routes to remote islands (From North to South)

Tobi-shima (Tobishima Island)

Tobi-shima (Tobishima, Yamagata PRF)
Sakata City

Awa-shima (Awashima Island)

Awa-shima (Awashima, Niigata PRF)
Awashima Kisen (Awashima Line)

Sadoga-shima (Sado Island)

Sadoga-shima (Ryotsu, Ogi, Akadomari, Niigata PRF)
Sado Kisen (Sado Steam Ship)

Hegura-jima (Hegurajima Island)

Hegura-jima (Hegura, Ishikawa PRF)
Hegura Kouro

Okino-shima (Okinoshima Island)

Dogo (Saigo, Shimane PRF)
Oki Kisen

Nakano-shima (Ama, Hinotsu, Suga, Tsutsumi, Hishiura, Shimane PRF)
Nishino-shima (Beppu, Hato, Mita, Urago, Shimane PRF)
Oki Kisen
Oki Kanko

Chiburi-jima (Kurii, Shimane PRF)
Oki Kisen

Hagi-shoto (Hagi Islands)

Mi-shima (Mishima, Yamaguchi PRF)
O-shima, (Oshima, Yamaguchi PRF)
Ai-shima (Aishima, Yamaguchi PRF)
Hagi Kaiun

Hibikinada-shoto (Hibikinada Islands)

Futaoi-jima(Futaoijima, Yamaguchi PRF)
Mutsure-jima(Mutsurejima, Yamaguchi PRF)
Shimonoseki City

Information

Sado Kisen's new fast ferry, which is due to enter service on the Naoetsu-Ogi (Sado Island) route on April 21, 2015, will be named 'Akane'.

Sado Kisen's 'Kogane Maru' has been sold to Greek 'Golden Star Ferries'. She will be delivered in May 2015.

On July 13, 2017, Sado Kisen decided to withdraw the Teradomari-Akadomari route, which has run a persistent deficit since 1973 when the route was opened, at an extraordinary meeting of its board of directors.