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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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  • 臺中港是臺中的觀光漁港,在這有許多的新鮮海鮮可以購買,外面則是有許多小吃可以購買,在這也可以搭觀光漁船出去走走,但本身是中部人,所以也就沒有過去搭船了,但每個月仍會利用週末到這挑選些魚貨,有時還會買到外面買不到的海鮮唷!! 規劃行程的旅客,可以在這外面買些小吃,再配合潮汐狀況,可以到高美濕地去挖蛤仔,也是非常推薦親子戶外旅遊的活動景點。  more »
  • 比想像中小,有數間海鮮餐廳,都很美味;挺喜歡當地賣的魚鬆。除此之外,沒有買其他的東西。距離高美濕地很近,十分鐘車程,食完東西可以順便一逛。  more »
  • interesting place with lots of seafood fresh and dry, lots of traditional snack you can try, not far away from Taichung ciy, my friend drive me there it take around 30min.  more »