Oct 7 (Wed): Typhoon No.14 stopped shipping the earth and sand

Typhoon No. 14, approaching Okinawa, stopped shipping the earth and sand from Ryukyu Cement Awa Pier and MotobuShiokawa Pier.

They worked only on land in the Camp Schwab, receiving 194 truckloads deliveries, including some concrete mixers. A maximum of 60 people protested in the sit-in rally. After being removed, the protesters kept on demonstration walk and chanting slogans.

Number of dump trucks to date and percentage against the total

The estimation calculated on the basis of the number of ruckloads serves only as a reference.

Number of dump trucks which made delivery from December 2018 to the end of December 2019 114,601(1.39%)

  3(Sat) 5(Mon) 6(Tue) 7(Wed) 8 (Thr) 9(Fri)
Awa 1100 780 438 0    
Shiokawa 0 133 0 0    


Number of dump trucks
Weightt of earth/sand


Converted to volume


Volume per Total


256,892 1,284,460t 642,230㎥ 3.179%
※ Cumulative since Dec. 1, 2019
※① Calculated by assuming that the average truckload per dump truck would be 5 tons
※② Calculated by assuming that a specific weight of soil/sand set to be 2
※③ Percentage against 20.200.000m3, the total volume of earth and sand required for the landfill.

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