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Main Industrial Introduce

    Date:2023-04-20       Data source:招商處       


    There are a total of 126 shipbuilders in Kaohsiung which accounts for half of the shipbuilding industry in Taiwan. The world's fourth largest dry dock is located in Kaohsiung, owned by CSBC Corporation, Taiwan. CSBC is a world-class shipbuilder, with a track record of manufacturing and repairing a variety of vessels including harbor vessels, containerships, bulk carriers, tankers, naval ships, as well as a variety of industrial machinery. In 2012, the Company successfully delivered 16 vessels, or a total of 385,753 compensated gross tons (cgt), generating sales of $ 1.02billion. The company also held a substantial backlog of containership orders, ranking 7th in the world and 4th in Asia.


    In 2013, the Taiwan yacht manufacturing industry recorded a backlog of mega yachts (over 80 feet) ranked 6th in the world, making it Asia's largest manufacturing location for mega yachts. Out of the 33 yacht builders in Taiwan, 17 have manufacturing facilities in Kaohsiung, representing 80% of production market value. The high quality, technical artistry, and close distance to the raw material supply chain enables Taiwan yacht builders to compete effectively against other yacht building countries such as Italy, USA, UK, and Germany. There are some excellent tourist yacht harbors surrounding Kaohsiung, such as Hsin-Ta Harbor and South Star Yacht Industrial Park. Hsin-Ta Harbor, thanks to its vast hinterland and convenient amphibious transportation, has transitioned towards tourism and multi-leisure functional fishing port with three zones: the yacht and tourism zone, repair and shipbuilding zone, and the marine industry development zone. The city government is planning to give new life to the harbor area through the privately-funded BOT approach using local creativity and resources. Kaohsiung is further supporting the industry by promoting the "South Star Yacht Industrial Park” which occupies approximately 110 hectares. At completion, the industrial part is expected to bring in $ 167million of investments, producing a market value over $ 333 million, and creating over 4,000 jobs. The goal of the development project is achieve its status as Asia’s Luxury Yacht Manufacturing Center.

    Location: Cijin Yachtbuilding Zone, Kaohsiung Linhai industrial park, Dafa Industrial Park

    Representative Companies: CSBC Corporation, Taiwan, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding Co Ltd, San Yang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Lung-Teh Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Horizon Yachts, Kha Shing Ent. Co., Ltd, Ocean Alexander Yachts, Ocean Alexander Yachts, Johnson Yachts.