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  1. Kai Tak cruise terminal tenders invited

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan The government is inviting tenders for operating and managing the new cruise terminal at Kai Tak, whose first berth will come into operation in mid-2013, from today until June 24. The invitation comes after two futile rounds of tendering in 2008, when two investors' plans failed to meet government requirements. Then the government decided to fund its own design ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. New partnership seeks terminal project Sun Hung Kai Properties said it had formed a partnership with Star Cruises, VXL Capital and Nan Fung Development to bid for the Kai Tak cruise terminal project. The consortium said it would turn the former airport site into a major port of call and make the city the top cruise destination in Asia. SHKP said the four companies would ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it has at its existing centre. Cruise terminal progress Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Frederick Ma Si-hang said the first phase of the new Kai Tak cruise terminal would be completed by 2012 and believed it would be welcomed by the public. The government said tenders for the terminal were due by March. HK$1b for environment The government is planning to inject ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cruise terminal expected to give major boost to city's economy The cruise industry will bring Hong Kong economic benefits of between HK$859 million and HK$1.094 billion in 2013 after the Kai Tak cruise terminal starts operations, the government has forecast. The largest proportion of the revenue- estimated at between HK$298 million and HK$413 million- would be from retail ...

  7. Officials reject cruise terminal proposals

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the government or through public tender. Kai Tak is a good location for the cruises.' 'The tourism industry has longed for a world-class cruise terminal for many years and Kai Tak is the only ... track the terminal project. 'Our objective is to have a cruise terminal at Kai Tak in 2011,' the source said. According to a cruise industry report, the number of passengers ...

  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. Civil servant Rita Lau named commerce chief

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... to head RTHK and the re-tendering for construction of the Kai Tak cruise terminal. Recruiting for the RTHK post is in the final stage and she would make an announcement soon, she said. While ... Lau's appointment. Democratic Party vice-chairman Sin Chung-kai praised her as suitable, with sufficient experience for the job. DAB chairman Tam Yiu-chung said it was convenient ...

  10. Election Notebook

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Elaine Wu

    ... Yesterday, pan-democrats running for trades-based Legco seats, Stanley Ng Wing-fai, Albert Lai Kwong-tak and Charles Mok Nai-kwong, launched a 'declaration of new professional core values'. One of three values listed is commitment to the public interest. They cited the Kai Tak cruise terminal, saying industry suffered after the government ignored the public interest through its ...




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