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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hold government to its green pledge for Kai Tak cruise terminal

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... Edwin Lau Edwin Lau says with just months to go before the Kai Tak cruise terminal opens, the government must honour its pledge to reduce ship emissions Fuel for action Very few people realise that the new Kai Tak cruise terminal will have a big impact on the air quality of the neighbouring districts. When the government of the day first sought legislators' approval ...

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    Cruising tips – and a chilly welcome for Kai Tak passengers

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:59pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com The new cruise liner terminal is now finally up and running at Kai Tak. A few ships have used it, but once passengers get over the disappointment ... of imagination to work out that disembarking passengers would need taxis or minibuses to get them the considerable distance from Kai Tak to anywhere else in Hong Kong. How difficult can ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise terminal passes first test

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am

    ... The real test is whether visitors are happy with the facilities. As reported by the local media, some passengers were impressed by the terminal as soon as they disembarked at Kai Tak. Others, ... more cruise ships. Improvements in transport connections, catering and entertainment facilities in the area are also necessary for Kai Tak to restore its full glory. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise ships must use cleaner fuel at Kai Tak

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... the 294-metre, 91,000-gross-tonne Celebrity Millennium became the first cruise ship to berth at the new Kai Tak terminal in a rehearsal, three months prior to the grand opening of the facilities. Another ... Judging by their reaction, the cruise industry and the government agencies overseeing the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal were taken by surprise. Some argued that container vessels are the main culprit ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    QE II for Kai Tak?

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:26am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Many people hope it will come to Hong Kong, and be berthed at Kai Tak’s new cruise terminal. The beautiful liner would be a stunning addition to the Hong Kong skyline and it can only be hoped ... ownership after its conversion to a hotel. At least that’s what’s been published. But now we have the mystery Chinese buyer. Watch this space. Smart money’s on a berth in Kai Tak ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For cleaner air, ships at Kai Tak need onshore power

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by KWONG SUM YIN

    ... Kwong Sum Yin calls for quicker installation of onshore power for ships The Kai Tak cruise terminal opened in Hong Kong last month, bringing both anticipation and anxiety. This HK$8.2 ... and 5 tonnes of PM10 into our air. Moreover, during the summer, southwesterly winds will disperse these pollutants towards the Kai Tak development and Kwun Tong district. While passengers on the cruise ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    When do we declare the cruise terminal a white elephant?

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:33am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Looking more closely at the schedule for dockings at our spanking new cruise terminal, we can see why Commissioner for Tourism Philip Yung was so keen on setting up an Asia ... a first when two liners are scheduled to call at the same time. You could easily be forgiven for thinking the facility was part of the Fantasy Kai Tak competition being organised by the Energizing ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Government overstates cruise terminal benefits by 25 times

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland With only 16 ships due to call at the new Kai Tak facility in its first 11 months, the contribution to the local economy comes to only HK$27m Cruise terminal ... of the extra tourist spending attributable to the Kai Tak cruise terminal in the first year of its operation will not be HK$1 billion as the government claims, or even HK$250 million ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Egg-shaped houseboat, anyone?

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 02:35pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton The eye-catching radome has already become a Hong Kong landmark, sitting 50 metres high on top of the new cruise terminal building at Kai Tak. A radome provides a weatherproof casing “transparent to radar” and is usually a golf ball. This one is an interesting egg shape and has led its design team, headed by BMT Asia Pacific’s Richard Colwill and Henry Ward ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Cruise terminal a long-term investment

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Some people have suggested that the new cruise terminal at Kai Tak will make possible the revitalisation of East Kowloon, while sceptics have expressed concerns that the facility could ... that the Kai Tak cruise terminal would be underused. I think we will see an increase in the number of cruise passengers in Hong Kong. We have to be ready to deal with that increase and look ...




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