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Magong District Office

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Location & Description

Harbor Facilities

 

Location & Description

  Penghu Harbor encompasses two areas: the Magong (Makung) Port District and the Longmen-Jianshan Port District.

Magong (Makung) Port District: Located along the southeastern coast of Penghu Island at 23°33’42” north latitude / 119°33’06” east longitude. Its U-shaped harbor provides natural shelter from the open waters of the Taiwan Strait. The harbor entrance faces west. Magong Port is the gateway to the Penghu Archipelago and is the main entry point for goods used and consumed on the island.

Longmen-Jianshan Port District: Located on the southwestern coast of Penghu Island at 23°33’23” north latitude / 119°40’20” east longitude.

The Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau established the Magong (Makung) Harbor Office on September 1st, 1947 to manage commercial ports in the archipelago. 
 

The Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau in Sep.1 1947 established Magong(Makung) Harbor Office in Penghu. Makung Office is the management institution for Punhu Harbor.

 

 

Harbor Facilities

  Magong (Makung) Port

 



Magong Port operates 9 wharves of a total 956 meters in operable length. Wharf specifics are noted in the table below:
Wharf No. Length Designed
Depth
Utilization Remarks
1 190m -7.0m Passenger & Cargo Steel pile, bridge-type wharf. Adjacent to a 8,145m² yard with no storehouse facilities. Able to handle passenger vessels up to 40,000GT. The Tai Hwa ferry running the Kaohsiung-Magong line currently berths here.
2 140m -6.0m Passenger Steel pile, bridge-type wharf. The 12-story Port Building is located behind the wharf. Adjacent to a 2,800m² yard with no storehouse facilities. Able to handle passenger vessels below 3,000GT.
3 137m -6.0m Fuel, Water, and Passenger
(Multi-purpose)
Jetty-type wharves constructed in the 1930s. A steel pile, bridge-type wharf, extending 26.5 meters southward, was added in June, 1971. Wharf width is about 11m with no storehouse facilities. There is one fuel connection and two water connections at mid-wharf.
4 128m -6.0m Fuel, Water, Military and Passenger (Multi-purpose)
5 60m -4.5m Landing Craft A stone block wharf with no storehouse facilities. Suited for military supply ships.
6 103m -7.0m General Cargo Original wharf was a transverse, stone block structure 185m in length, with a designed depth of -3.5m. 8,800m² of reclaimed land has been added southward. Three steel pile, bridge-type wharves with no storehouse facilities were opened in February, 1992. Wharves currently provide berth space for the Kaohsiung-Magong, Anping-Magong, Budai-Magong and Hualien- Magong ferry lines. Wharves can handle the berthing of cargo vessels below 5,000GT. Wharf utilization rate is above 90%.
7 56m -7.0m General Cargo and Hazardous Materials
8 103m -7.0m Cargo
9 65m -3.5m Transportation to / from surrounding islands Stone block wharf with no storehouse facilities. Shallow depth has removed this wharf from general commercial use.


Longmen-Jianshan Port
 

Longmen-Jianshan Port operates 8 wharves of a total 1,003 meters in operable length. Wharf specifics are noted in the table below:


 
Wharf No. Length Designed
Depth
Utilization Remarks

1

150m

-3.5m General Cargo Wharf able to handle cargo vessels below 2,000DWT.

2

150m -4.0m General Cargo

3

100m -3.5m General Cargo

4

100m -3.0m General Cargo

5

100m -4.5m General Cargo

6

100m -4.5m General Cargo

7

152m   General Cargo

Wharf is currently in the planning stage.   

8

102m   General Cargo Wharf is currently in the planning stage.

9

151m -7.0m General Cargo Wharf able to berth cargo vessels / bulk carriers below 5,000DWT.

10

140m -7.5m Fuel Wharf is currently in the planning stage, with specifications calling for the support of fuel tankers up to 6,000DWT.

11

161m   Multi-purpose Wharf is currently in the planning stage.

 

Last updated:2017-04-06
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