Kaohsiung Port

From Global Energy Monitor

Kaohsiung Port is the largest harbor in Taiwan.

It is located in southern Taiwan, adjacent to Kaohsiung City, surrounded by the city districts of Gushan, Yancheng, Lingya, Cianjhen, Siaogang, and Cijin. It is operated by Taiwan International Ports Corporation.


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The Port of Kaohsiung handles oil tankers and coal carriers.[1] According to CEIC data, imported 10 million tonnes of coal per year in recent years.[2]

The port imports coal for the Talin power station in Kaohsiung.[3]

Project Details

  • Operator: Taiwan International Ports Corporation
  • Location: Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Annual Capacity: 95.6 million tons of all cargo[4]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Imports
  • Sources of coal: Australia, Indonesia[5]

Articles and resources


  1. "Port of Kaohsiung," World Port Source, accessed May 2015
  2. Hualien Port No of Vessel, accessed December 2023
  3. "Kaohsiung port plan for big expansion includes 7 projects," Taiwan Info, Dec 7, 1995
  4. "Port of Kaohsiung," Taiwan International Ports Corporation, February 23, 2021
  5. "Annual Statistical Report," Taiwan International Ports Corporation, May, 2019

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