1.Promulgated by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan on
November 30 1992, under Order No. 81 Nung-Yu-Tsi 1040952A.
2.Promulgated by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
(’99) on December 31 1999, under Order No. Nung-Yu-Tsi
88620520 by adding Article 7.
3.Promulgated by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan on
May 14 2004, under Order No. Nung-Yu-Tsi 0931341791, by
adding Article 7 Paragraph 1.
4.Promulgated by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan on
March 15 2007, under Order No. Nung-Yu-Tsi 0961340232, by
5.Promulgated by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan on
October 17 2019,under Order No. Nung-yu-tzu 1081316774A by
amended Article 5 .
These Regulations are established pursuant to Article 27 of
Fishing Port Act (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”)
Details of infrastructures of fishing ports, public utilities,
and general facilities as referred to in Items 1 to 4 of
Paragraph 4 of Article 3 of the Act are as follows:
(1)Embankment Preventive Facilities: facilities such as breakwater,
detached, groin jetties, sea dike, lock, tidegate, revetment,
(2)Pier Facilities: facilities such as piers, trestles, floating
platforms bollards, etc.
(3)Waterbasin facilities: facilities such as navigation channels,
anchorage, navigation buoys, mooring buoys, etc.
(4)Transport Facilities: facilities such as roads, parking lots
exclusively for use of the fishing industry, bridges, etc.
(5)Navigation Aid Facilities: Facilities such as navigation sign,
light, signals, etc.
(6)Sewage Facilities: facilities such as drainage, sewage drains,
sewage, waste water treatment, etc.
(7)Fishery Communication Facilities: facilities such as land-base
radio stations, broadcasting stations, weather signals, etc.
(8)Government Fisheries Related Agency Offices: facilities such as
port administrative agency, coast guard agency office and police
2. Public utilities
Facilities such as fish markets, slipways, dry-docks, fishing gear
preparation yard, fish net drying yard, fish offloading facilities,
fishermen’s activity centers, fishermen’s recreational facilities.
3. General Facilities
(1)Utility Facilities: such facilities as fuel supply, electricity,
telecommunication, post office, water supply facilities.
(2)Facilities for associated industries and other facilities of
necessity to support the functioning of the fishing port: such
facilities as ice making factories, cold storages, seafood
processing plants, shipyards, engine repair shops, net
manufacturers, fish wholesales business centers, fishermen’s
associations, fishery organizations, offices of fishery operators.
First and Second Categories of fishing ports that mapped out by
Article 4 of the Act shall be met with the following regulations:
1.First Category fishing ports
(1)Those ports having a mooring space of an area exceeding 100,000
sq. m., capable of accommodating more than 100 vessels of 1 million
(2)Those ports having fish market, loading and offloading piers, as
well as full facilities of supplies (fuel, water and ice), fish
processing, freezing, vessel engine repairs and maintenance; those
ports having convenient traffic outlets, facilitating transport and
the auctioning of fish catches.
(3)Those ports having an annual amount of fish catches for more than
20,000 metric tons.
(4)Those ports accommodating more than 100 local fishing vessels of
500,000 tonnages class.
2.Second Category: all other fishing ports that do not belong to the
The local fishing vessels mentioned in the above item refers to
fishing vessels belonging to that port, according to information on
the fishing licenses.
In accordance with Paragraphs 1 or 2 of Article 5 of the Act, the
competent authorities shall submit the following documents to the
application for mapping out the fishing port area:
1.Main reason for the designation or amendment.
2.A description of the fishing port area.
3.Survey form of related areas.
4.Survey form of the facilities of the port.
5.Structural drawings of the major facilities of the port.
6.Plane of the fishing port area.
7.Jurisdiction map of the municipality/county (city).
8.Other necessary documents or proof.
Classification of the specific zone as referred to in Paragraph 3
of Article 5 of the Act, shall include the following:
1.Passenger transportation and freight zone.
2.Yacht building zone
3.Yacht wharf zone
5.Energy generation zone
6.Other specific zones as mapped out by the competent authority.
The designation of the specific zone mentioned in the preceding
paragraph, it shall be subject to the consent of the competent
authority of specific business; the Second Category fishing ports
shall also consult with the central competent authority.
According to the types of specific zone mapped out based on the
regulations of Paragraph 1, as for the designation of specific
zones that belong to the First Category fishing port, they shall
be administrated by the central competent authority of specific
business, which also can be entrusted the competent authorities
of municipality/county (city) where the port located, or the
fishermen’s associations, or other related corporations and
organizations to undertake the management and maintenance tasks
for the fishing port; as for zones within the Second Category
fishing ports, they shall be administrated by the competent
authorities of municipality/county (city).
The fishing port planning referred to in Paragraph 1 or 2, Article
6 of the Act, shall include the following:
1.Scope of water and land areas.
2.Objective of port development.
3.Plan on the distribution of the use of water area.
4.Plan on the distribution of the use of land area.
5.Plan on port facilities
6.Plan on transport system
7.Plan on construction of facilities
8.Other related planning made by the competent authority.
Fishing ports shall build the following piers according to actual
1.Fish offloading pier.
2.Fuel taking pier.
3.Ice supply pier.
4.Water supply pier.
8.Public affair errands pier.
9.Pier for other specific zones
The location and length of fishing port stated in previous item
shall be mapped out and promulgated by the competent authority,
except for the regulation stated in Item 9, which shall be subjected
to the designation by the competent authority jointly with the
competent authorities of specific business.
Pursuant to Article 9 of the Act, the permission that made by the
competent authority to the applications of newly and additionally
constructing or reconstructing buildings and each facility within the
fishing port area should be conformed to the fishing port planning of
the said port.
Pursuant to Paragraph 1, Article 16 of the Act, all vessels entering
into and departing from fishing ports should fill up an application
form to apply the permission from the competent authority. Application
times are as follows:
1.For domestic fishing vessels but not registered with the fishing port:
three days before operations
2.For other vessels without domestic flags: three days prior to entering
3.For foreign fishing vessels or fish transport vessels: fourteen days
prior to entering the port
The central competent authority shall entrust the management of the
fishing ports mentioned in Article 11, the collection of management fees
mandated in Paragraph 1, Article 12; the management of the fishing
port’s public utilities, repair and maintenance work, as well as the
implementation of the regulations in Articles 15 to 19 of the Act to the
competent authorities of municipality and county (city).
These Regulations shall enter into force on the date of promulgation.