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  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port of Kaohsiung once ranked third among the world’s container ports, but its current annual container handling volume stands at some 10 million TEUs. Hsieh Ming-hui, executive director of Taiwan Competitiveness Forum, estimated that as the container handling volume has increased by one million TEUs a year since cross-strait direct transport began, Port of Kaohsiung […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renowned Japanese management consultant Kenichi Ohmae made the suggestion in 2009 that the development of Port of Kaohsiung should be divided into inner harbor and outer port, and the inner harbor should develop leisure tourism while the outer port should be a container port. Citing Port of Yokohama in Japan as an example, he said […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wan Hai Lines (WHL) and American President Lines (APL) will expand further on their present intra-Asia network by launching a Kaohsiung-China-South East Asia Service (KCS) with the maiden voyage starting at Kaohsiung on December 28, 2014. The joint venture service will consist of three vessels of 3000 TEU type, with WHL deploying 1 vessel and APL deploying […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    In order to continuously provide an improved network to customers, Evergreen Line will launch a new Kaohsiung-Cebu feeder Service (KCS Service) – effective from late July. Evergreen Line will deploy one 950-TEU ship with a rotation: Kaohsiung – Cebu – Kaohsiung. The first weekly Intra-Asia voyage by Uni-Chart will depart from Kaohsiung on July 26. […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) with the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 130 million. The preparations have already […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ore carrier collided with a containership while it was maneuvering in bad weather in Port of Kaohsiung.

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 24 February 2012

    A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, assistant […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

      The Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC)’s plan to purchase two new 5,200hp harbor tugs is part of Port of Kaohsiung’s overall strategy to enhance Asia’s regional transshipment, comprehensive logistics and vessel handling services and to expand port and harbor facilities to meet the needs of increasingly large cargo vessels. The new tugs will replace […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    American President Lines (APL) has signed an agreement with Taiwan Branch and Taiwan International Ports Corporation to renew its terminal lease at Taiwan’s Port of Kaohsiung. The signed deal retains APL’s current terminal plot in the Kaohsiung port for another 10 years from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2027. “Today, Intra-Asia container volume accounts for one-sixth of […]

  • 14 July 2009

    The depressed shipping market condition has dragged down the container throughput of Taiwan’s port of Kaohsiung by 20 percent year-on-year during the period from January to April, stated Shieh Ming-hui, Kaohsiung Harbour Bureau Director.

  • 4 October 2017

    A small chemical tanker Everrich 3, owned by Vietnamese TPL Shipping, was involved in a collision with a Taiwanese warship, the Taipei Times reports. The 1995-built chemical tanker, flying the Panamanian flag, reportedly hit the stern of the Tsoying (DDG-1803) belonging to the Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy, while pulling out of the port. The warship […]

  • 22 November 2012

    6th Container Terminal Wharves 108 and 109, part of Port of Kaohsiung’s new Intercontinental Container Terminal (ICT) complex, began formal operations in January 2011. Handling a combined 1.06 million TEU in 2011, the two wharves have already handled 0.72 million TEU as of the end of August this year (2012). Phase-2 projects now under construction […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Under a Major Port Construction for International Harbour programme created by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), the Taiwan Government has unveiled plans to invest TW$65.97bn ($2.2bn) over the next five years in several port projects. According to ship-technology.com, these investments will be used for: – the second stage construction on the Intercontinental Container […]

  • 20 March 2013

    The Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC)’s plan to purchase two new 5,200hp harbor tugs is part of Port of Kaohsiung’s overall strategy to both enhance Asia regional transshipment, comprehensive logistics and comprehensive vessel handling services and expand / enhance port and harbor facilities to handle the needs of increasingly large cargo vessels. The new tugs […]

  • 24 February 2012

      A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL has revealed that it will expand its Intra-Asia coverage with the launch of the Japan Taiwan 6 (JT6) Service and the upgraded Japan Thailand 2 (JT2) Service, starting from December 2016.  The new JT6 Service will link Japan, Taiwan and South China to the Philippines. The JT6 Service will call […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has marked the completion of the first made-in-Taiwan transition piece mock-up with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation. The mock-up, fabricated by SDMS in Kaohsiung, has demonstrated that local suppliers are on track to prepare for delivery of jacket foundations for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1&2a projects, the world’s […]

  • 10 May 2010

    A luxury cruise liner from China made its first voyage to Kaohsiung Monday, an event expected to usher in a new era of direct scheduled cruise services between the southern Taiwanese port and China. The Cosco Star cruise liner, with 300 passengers aboard, arrived at Kaohsiung Harbor at 7 a.m. after a nearly 10-hour voyage […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Image Courtesy: Taiwan International Ports Corporation The containership APL Jeddah has hit the berth at the Taiwanese port of Kaohsiung as the ship was leaving the port, data provided by the port shows. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of July 7 when the 2,500 TEU ship lost power. It subsequently hit the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website. The client, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), awarded the contract in 2015. In less than two years, trailing suction hopper dredgers Vox Máxima, Volvox Terranova, and Rotterdam created 250 hectares of new land for the […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new Asia Australia Consortium (A3) has been established in an effort to provide “more competitive service” and comprehensive coverage in the North East Asia/Australia container shipping market. The consortium consists of the Hong Kong-based container shipping company Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), Australian ANL Container Line Pty Limited and China’s COSCO Container Lines (COSCON). The A3 will launch three dedicated […]