Taiwan authorities suspended direct cross-strait sea passenger flights from Monday

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 Taiwan authorities suspended direct cross-strait sea passenger flights from Monday


Chen Mingtong, chairman of the Taiwan mainland Committee. (photo source: Taiwans Zhongshi electronic news)

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});)) (); Taiwan Land Commission said that considering the epidemic has reached its peak, Taiwans central command center of epidemic situation decided on February 4 that cruise ships that have docked at ports in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao regions 14 days before entry shall not be allowed to dock at ports in Taiwan, and announced that since February 6, Chinas national command center of epidemic situation has announced that International cruise ships are prohibited from berthing in Taiwans ports, and the small three links passenger ships are suspended from February 10. After comprehensive consideration of the need for epidemic prevention, it is further decided to suspend the cross-strait direct sea passenger flights from February 10, and the Ministry of transport of the Taiwan authority will deal with the follow-up matters in accordance with the regulations. According to the Taiwan Land Commission, the ships currently sailing directly across the Taiwan Strait include liner Lina, channel and COSCO star. According to statistics, in 2019, the total number of direct passenger traffic on both sides of the Taiwan Strait is about 250000 (including the number of direct charter ships), accounting for 11% of the 2.28 million people on both sides of the island. The rest nearly 90% of the cross-strait passenger traffic is transported through the small three links. (Li Ning, Taiwan. Com) source: responsible editor, Taiwan. Com: Zheng bin, ns1255

According to the Taiwan Land Commission, considering that the epidemic has reached its peak, Taiwans central epidemic command center decided on February 4 that cruise ships that have docked at ports in the mainland, Hong Kong and Macao regions 14 days prior to entry shall not be allowed to dock at ports in Taiwan, and announced that international cruise ships are prohibited from berthing at ports in Taiwan and passenger ships of the small three links are suspended from February 6 and February 10, after a comprehensive examination Considering the need of epidemic prevention, it is further decided to suspend the direct shipping and passenger transport between the two sides of the Strait from February 10, and the Ministry of transport of the Taiwan authority will handle the follow-up matters in accordance with the regulations.

According to the Taiwan Land Commission, the ships currently sailing directly across the Taiwan Strait include liner Lina, channel and COSCO star. According to statistics, in 2019, the total number of direct passenger traffic on both sides of the Taiwan Strait is about 250000 (including the number of direct charter ships), accounting for 11% of the 2.28 million people on both sides of the island. The rest nearly 90% of the cross-strait passenger traffic is transported through the small three links. (Li Ning, taiwan.com)