Cruise ships break Keelung passenger record, more giants expected to visit
Hong Kong-based Dream Cruises’ World Dream cruise ship made its first port call to Keelung on July 8 and tourism operators have said that the port could receive a visit by Royal Caribbean International’s new Spectrum of the Seas in 2021. With gross tonnage (GT) of 151,300, the World Dream is the largest ship ever to visit Keelung Port, the Keelung Harbor Bureau said on Sunday, July 21. Tourism operators have said that the 169,379GT Spectrum of the Seas could set a new record if it makes an anticipated port call in 2021.
Taiwanese Premier instructs construction of cruise ship terminals
Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Premier Sean Chen instructed government agencies Wednesday to plan cruise ship terminals at the ports of Keelung in northern Taiwan and in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, as a follow-up to the previous day's official launch of the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project http://focustaiwan.tw/ShowNews/WebNews_Detail.aspx?Type=aECO&ID=201209190029Upload News