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Date 24 November 2022

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Bureau of Port and Harbor

Port of Tokyo Joint Anti-Terrorism Drill in Preparation for Terrorism at Port of Tokyo

On November 16, the Port of Tokyo Security Committee and the Port of Tokyo Border Crisis Management Team conducted a joint 2022 anti-terrorism drill at the Tokyo International Cruise Terminal in the area in front of Tokyo International Cruise Wharf (Koto City).
A vessel belonging to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Port and Harbor informed the Port Crisis Officer of the Port of Tokyo that a suspicious small ship approaching from the sea was entering the restricted area and approaching the wharf while passengers were disembarking from a foreign cruise ship docked at the Tokyo International Cruise Wharf. The Port of Tokyo Crisis Management Team organizations[Note] engaged in a joint response with 67 participants.
[Note] Tokyo Regional Immigration Services Bureau, Tokyo Customs, Tokyo Quarantine Station, Kanto Regional Development Bureau, Kanto District Transport Bureau, Tokyo Fire Department, Tokyo Wangan Police Station, Tokyo Coast Guard Station

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Opening ceremony

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The maritime drill was to track down a suspicious small ship.

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Training with customs detection dogs, assuming explosives were found

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Immigration control officers wrestled with a suspicious person in an intense drill.

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Police officers disposed of explosives.