Hong Kong Ferry

Swire, Hong Kong Ferry to press on with new home sales

Potential buyers browse a model replica of Hong Kong Ferry's Green Code project. Photo: Nora Tam

Market fears of a total halt in sales of new homes were dispelled yesterday after Hong Kong Ferry and Swire Properties said they would proceed with the sale of their new projects when new rules on flat sales take effect on Monday.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015, 4:01pm

Hong Kong Ferry braves new property curbs with Green Code homes launch

Henderson executives at the Green Code briefing. Photo: Edward Wong

The subsidiary of Henderson Land Development said yesterday that it would put the Green Code project on the market next month after obtaining sales consent from the government, which it expects shortly.

27 Feb 2013 - 5:42am

Exhibition by culture hub bidders give local artists chance to display talents

An exhibition is helping to promote art among the public, while providing a platform for artists to display their talents.

More than 200 artworks created by 91 local artists are on display at the International Finance Centre (IFC) and will be put up for public auction later this month.

7 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

HK Ferry in $1.5b Tai Kok Tsui deal

Hong Kong Ferry has entered into a $1.5 billion property development agreement with Henderson Land for the redevelopment of its Tai Kok Tsui waterfront site into a residential and commercial complex.

15 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

The Diary

MONDAY, MAY 3 Financial Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen starts visit to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, until Friday. Final results from China Merchants Holdings (International). Kerry Properties holds its annual general meeting. In the United States, News Corp and Seagram announce their final results, and the Government releases March personal spending and income data.

2 May 1999 - 12:00am

HK Ferry dismisses rumours

Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) has denied its leading shareholder Henderson Investment has plans to privatise the company.

A Hong Kong Ferry spokesman said there had been no significant change in the stake held by Henderson.

20 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Octopus delay

Hongkong & Yaumati Ferry will defer use of Octopus cards on Lamma services until October 13.

29 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Industrial rentals fuel HK Ferry fall

Loss-making ferry services and a decline in rental income drove interim profit at Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) down 24.3 per cent to $70 million.

Hong Kong Ferry said that during the six months to June 30 the operating loss on ferry services - largely incurred from the franchised routes - rose 3 per cent to $16.6 million from $16.1 million a year earlier.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

To the boats

Not even the most venerable of institutions can rest on past glories for ever. Renewing the franchises of passenger service companies and utilities can only be justified for as long as the holder is committed to providing a full public service.

15 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

What the Brokers Said

HENDERSON Land Development is the holding vehicle for Lee Shau-kee's companies, controlling Henderson Investment and through it Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) and Hong Kong & China Gas.

Last year Standard Chartered Securities recommended a buy, saying it had the most undemanding valuation of the major property companies.

21 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Hong Kong Ferry lifts interim 7.4pc

Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Co has reported a 7.4 per cent increase in interim profit to $92.5 million, lifted by its shipyard and trading operations.

Operating losses for its ferry operations narrowed 13 per cent to $16.1 million as non-franchised ferry services showed improved results.

5 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Extra ferries

I refer to the letter by Mr Alan Fong 'Ferry company missed the boat' (South China Morning Post, February 19) with reference to the ferry service on Lunar New Year's Eve.

In response to requests by our passengers, the company arranged additional ferry services on the Lunar New Year's Eve after normal operation hours.

1 Mar 1997 - 12:00am


In response to various suggestion to have additional ferry service on the eve of holidays, our company is considering enhancing our Outlying Islands' ferry services on the eve of Lunar New Year.

The company will inform the public of any special ferry service arrangements through the media as soon as possible. We thank readers for bringing the matter to our attention.

27 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Ferry sails 32pc higher

HONG KONG Ferry (Holdings) Co has recorded a 32 per cent increase in after-tax profit for the six months ended June 30, despite losses of $40.5 million from its ferry operations.

The company said yesterday profits amounted to $71.3 million, but earnings per share dropped 9.1 per cent during the period to 20 cents a share.

12 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

HK Ferry shares buoyed by pier news

HONG Kong Ferry shares soared 11.92 per cent yesterday, with turnover topping $60 million, making it the sixth heaviest traded stock.

The counter closed $1.55 higher at $14.55 on news that the Government had approved in principle the company's application to develop the four new ferry piers being created by the Central land reclamation.

6 Jul 1994 - 12:00am