Kaohsiung Port is one of the busiest ports in the world. It is located in southern Taiwan and is the largest container port in Taiwan. Significant towns near Kaohsiung Port about Fongshan, Ciaotou, Liugui, Qiaotou, and Zuoying. The port is also a central hub for shipping traffic between Taiwan and mainland China.
The port handles a large volume of cargo traffic each year and is a significant contributor to the economy of Taiwan. It is also one of the largest container ports, handling over 10 million TEUs annually. The port is also a popular tourist destination, with some nearby attractions.
In order to ship containers in and out of the Port of Kaohsiung, shippers must comply with the requirements of the Taiwan Shippers’ Association (TSA). The TSA must inspect and certify all containers before they can be loaded onto a vessel. The TSA will also issue a Bill of Lading for each container.
In addition to the TSA requirements, shippers must also comply with the regulations of the Port of Kaohsiung. All containers must be registered with the port before being loaded onto a vessel. The port will also issue a Container Tracking Number for each container. The Port of Kaohsiung has a strict security protocol in place. All containers must be scanned and inspected before they are allowed into the port.
In order to export containers from the Port of Kaohsiung, shippers must have a valid export license. Shippers must also submit a shipping manifest to the port authorities. The manifest must list the containers that are being shipped, as well as the destination of the shipment.
In order to import containers into the Port of Kaohsiung, shippers must have a valid import license. Shippers must also submit a shipping manifest to the port authorities. The manifest must list the containers that are being shipped, as well as the origin of the shipment.
AddressNo. 62 Linhai 2nd Road. Gushan District Kaohsiung Taiwan
Coordinates22º 38′ 31” N, 120º 16′ 19” E
Mean tide1 foot
Channel46 – 50 feet 14 – 15.2 meters
Cargo Pier21 – 25 feet 6.4 – 7.6 meters
Anchorage26 – 30 feet 7.1 – 9.1 meters
Oil Terminal21 – 25 feet 6.4 – 7.6 meters
Max Vessel SizeOver 500 feet in length
Harbor TypeCoastal Breakwater
0-24 Ton Lifts
25-49 Ton Lifts
50-100 Ton Lifts
100+ Ton Lifts
and Highly reliable
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