Port of Taiwan

Brief History of the Port - Keelung

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Keelung Harbor  is located at Lat.25X9'26.5"N. and Long.121X44' 22.5"E. on the northeast tip of the island province of Taiwan, the Republic of China. It faces to the sea in the north and is surrounded by mountains on three other sides. It really is a seaport full of scenic beauty.
The port has shipping routes liking globally with all the other major container ports. Besides, for promoting the international friendship and strengthening the exchange of technology and experience on port development,

the port has affiliated as sister ports respectively with the ports of Oakland,Southampton , Los Angeles, Bellingham and San Francisco in the United States and the Port of Southampton in the United Kingdom.

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Su-Ao harbor is located 50 nautical miles from Keelung Harbor in the north and 40 nautical miles from Hualien Harbor in the south. It really is a fine natural port, circumjacent to the Pacific Ocean and with an extensive water area.
To resolve Keelung Harbor of its increasing traffic burden and to promote the economic development in Lan-Yang district, the Port of Su-Ao began to be constructed in July 1974 and was completed in June 1983. It has now 13 deep-water berths and an everincreasing business volume. Su-Ao Harbor is not only the best auxiliary port to the Port of Keelung, but also pioneers the economic prosperity in Lan-Yang district.
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The Port of Taipei ( Tamshui ) locates at northern area of Taiwan. It lies south of the Tamshui River estuary facing west onto the Taiwan Strait from the foot of Kuanyin Mountain, a prominent landmark. The port of Keelung lies 34 nautical miles east; the port of Taichung is 87 nautical miles south; and the port of Fuchou in Mainland China is just 134 nautical miles to the west. Thus the port of Taipei commands an excellent geographical location.

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