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  1. Failed tender points to madness of Kai Tak cruise terminal folly

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The failed tender for the new cruise terminal at Kai Tak reconfirms Designing Hong Kong's position that the terminal is in the wrong place. The 50,000 square metres of commercial ... of the stubborn pursuit of the wrong location for the cruise terminal is becoming apparent with the failed bid. In addition to granting 50,000 square metres of commercial development rights and the land ...

  2. Slow growth at Kai Tak 'hurting cruise terminal'

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The slow pace of developments surrounding the site of the proposed cruise terminal at Kai Tak is one reason the project has appeared unattractive to developers in the past three ... not catch up. The terminal, on the southern tip of the former Kai Tak airport runway, was named one of the 10 major infrastructure projects in the chief executive's policy address last October. ...

  3. Kai Tak site to secure status as regional hub

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... liners are now too big to dock at the quay at Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui. But in 2012, the old airport at Kai Tak will be transformed into a cruise terminal, offering two more berths, both ... were also a draw to potential cruise passengers from Europe and North America, he said. He said he would have liked to have seen the new terminal at Kai Tak completed before 2012, but once ...

  4. Extension ruled out for cruise terminal deadline

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... The government issued the open tender on November 9 for the development of a cruise terminal on the site of the former airport at Kai Tak. Some members of the Real Estate Developers Association had ... as a guarantee that the first berth will be ready by February 2012. In late 2005, the government carried out an expression-of-interest exercise for cruise terminal facilities while the Kai Tak Planning ...

  5. Cruise control

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government might abandon tendering and build the Kai Tak cruise terminal by itself. Would this be a wise choice or is there a risk that a lot of public money could be spent on a white elephant? Write to us. ...

  6. Stormy waters

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government will spend HK$7.2 billion to build a cruise terminal at Kai Tak. Do you welcome the move, or do you agree with one lawmaker who fears it could become another Disney? Write to us. ...

  7. Plea for time over cruise terminal

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Quinton Chan

    ... it is impossible to prepare tenders for such an important project in the allotted four months. The government launched the open tender for the development of a new cruise terminal at Kai Tak on November 9. ... interested parties in the sector- and the association- since the government announced in October 2006 that it was proceeding with the Kai Tak option for the terminal. 'The aim was to give ...

  8. Government to splash out HK$7.2b on cruise terminal

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng

    ... Gary Cheung, Dennis Eng and Joyce Ng Administration urged to explain costs of Kai Tak project The government will spend HK$7.2 billion to build a cruise terminal at Kai Tak amid fears ... five years after the Kai Tak cruise terminal was first proposed, the government has finally decided to pay HK$7 billion to develop it by itself Late 2003 Government announces plan to develop ...

  9. Top developers vie for cruise terminal project

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... for a deal to build and operate the city's new cruise terminal, set to open in 2012. The terminal, to be built on the southern tip of the former Kai Tak airport runway, is also a core project ... with Canadian ports operator Ceres Terminals to submit a tender for the project. Ceres is a leading cruise- terminal operator. It operates the world's largest terminal, Canada Place in Vancouver, ...

  10. Bids sunk

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The new cruise terminal has hit another snag after two bidders were rejected for failing to meet government requirements. Is Kai Tak the right location and, if not, where else could the facility be sited? Write to us. ...




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