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  1. Mariner steering a course of harmony in his harbour cruise

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... policy on promotion to reflect an employee's capabilities, rather than just seniority, Mr Yeung attended marine courses to improve his chances. 'I attended classes after work so as to prepare for exams held by the Marine Department,' he said. 'As my English standards were not very good, I spent a lot of time checking the dictionary.' He set his sights on a prized ...

  2. 1,000-entrant limit for harbour swim

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is water quality in the harbour, amid reports of a deterioration last year. The route was chosen to avoid pollution and marine traffic, and Wong said careful checks would be made before the race. ... between Tsim Sha Tsui pier and Queen's Pier in Central was used. The event was suspended because of pollution and increasing marine traffic. Wong said he hoped the experience with the revived ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MARINE SAFETY

    New rules, more inspections for boats in Victoria Harbour during NYE fireworks

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... to Victoria Harbour for the New Year's Eve fireworks display- or face prosecution. The Marine Department's new rules follow calls to tighten safety measures on boats after 39 people were ... reasonable requirements." Warren Li Kin-pong, a senior marine officer, said 110 inspectors would be checking boats on New Year's Eve, 30 more than the last fireworks display on National ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck floats Hong Kong's boats as thousands watch arrival

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:28am by Vivienne Chow

    ... marine vessels acted as guardian for the giant yellow toy making a splash in Victoria Harbour. As the duck emerged from behind a cruise ship docking at Ocean Terminal, the excited crowd roared: ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Chinese tourist jumps from casino ship after tough night of gambling

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 01:28pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to a Marine Police station in Sai Wan Ho and then to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. The incident happened while the ship was sailing in waters between Lei Yue Mun and Kwun Tong, near ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour water to improve after sewage works upgrade

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Marine eco-system to prosper as world's largest underground waste pumping station is built Sewage treatment upgrade cleansVictoria Harbour Victoria ... living environment for the marine ecosystem," said Henry Chau Kwok-ming, the department's chief engineer for the scheme. Chau added that the level of oxygen in the sea water ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Hundreds of thousands turn out for Lunar New Year fireworks

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... fireworks. Police were on every corner near the harbourfront, while 22 Marine Department patrol ships and 109 officers conducted safety inspections of ships, about a third more than were deployed ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: harbouring a grudge

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Annemarie Evans Harbouring a grudge Hong Kong is all about location, location, location and, as such, Victoria Harbour is a waste of prime real-estate. It had its moment, when 19th-century British mariners tied stones on strings, threw them over the side, drew squiggles on a chart and exclaimed: "Blimey, this is deep, it'd make a marvellous entrepot. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HARBOUR

    Harbour watchdog backs yacht club's proposal for racing facilities

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... the new waterfront in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. Roger Eastham, the club's marine services manager, said: "Our concern is the development will be made without consideration ...

  10. Harbour 'cheaper route to gain land'

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the subject of an ongoing public consultation exercise. The department said it would seek to protect the natural coastline and marine life as much as possible when selecting reclamation sites. ... into consideration in the site selection process.' Lee was responding to comments from residents who may lose their sea views, as well as environmentalists who fear rare marine life and unique ...




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