Taiwan: Government to Invest Large in Port Projects

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 Terminal, Kaohsiung,

– the upgrade of the Keelung and Kaohsiung ports to explore the fast-growing cruise tourism market in China and Southeast Asia,

– the other harbours, including Taichung, Keelung, Taipei, Suao, and Anping.

Kaohsiung Port Bureau has also finalised its tender for port upgrades.


Dredging Today Staff, September 26, 2012