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Port of Taichung, Taichung

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The Port of Taichung, also Taichung Port, is a port located in Wuqi District, Taichung City, Taiwan. It is the second-largest port in Taiwan after Kaohsiung Port and operated by Taiwan International Ports Corporation, the Taiwan's only state-owned harbor management company.OverviewThe port covers an area of 3793ha, and includes industrial, fishing, and business ports. It is 12.5km-long and 2.5 to 4.5 km wide. It can accommodate vessels of up to 60,000 tons, and in June 2000 earned an ISO-9001 rating. The port still has hundreds of hectares left of undeveloped space.The harbor is located 110 nautical miles from Keelung Port and 120 nautical miles from Kaohsiung Port. In 2010, the harbor surpassed Keelung Port to become the second-largest port in Taiwan. Total investment has topped NT$457.5 billion (US$15.3 billion) by 59 companies, while thirty firms have established operations within its free-trade zone. Compared to 2010, total cargo processed has grown 21% while containers handled grew 13.92%. The port has seen growing luxury car shipments in 2010, indicating signs of economic recovery for the island.HistoryIn August 1968, preliminary research into a new port started. By July 1969, it was decided to make Taichung Port into a new international port, with construction starting on February 1, 1971. The port first opened on October 31, 1976. The port was part of the Ten Major Construction Projects proposed by Premier Chiang Ching-kuo.
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Look at the Central District for the main accommodations in Taichung. This area contains the majority of the city's high-rise chain hotels, both luxurious and standard, along with a few simple guesthouses, family-run boutique establishments, and hostels. Xitun District features a number of eco-friendly hotels, with the emphasis very much of green grounds, spa relaxation, and restaurants with diverse, seasonal menus. Guesthouses and apartment rentals can be found in the more residential districts encircling the city center.
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