6 int’l cruise ships cancel docking at Hualien following April quake

Taipei - Taiwan: the National Palace MuseumSix out of the 13 international cruise ships scheduled to dock at Hualien Port this year have canceled their planned visits to Taiwan following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake which devastated Hualien on April 3, the Hualien branch of Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) said on Friday.

At a TIPC press conference, TIPC official Lu Chan-yu (盧展猷) said that while the main structures of Hualien Port remain unaffected by the earthquake, severe damage to the famous tourist spot Taroko National Park has impacted the willingness of international cruise ships to dock.

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