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Changing Use of Victoria Harbour: From Cargo to Recreation.
China Maritime Exhibition and Conference
Thursday, March 18 (today)
11:00 am – 12:30pm
Hong Kong Convention Exhibition Centre
Meeting Room S427 (Level 4 – Old Wing)
Free seating

Panel members: Thomson Lee (Motor Boats and Tug Boats Association), David Robinson (Fragrant Harbour), Alan Loynd (Former HUD), Stephen Davies (Maritime Museum) and Paul Zimmerman (Designing Hong Kong).

Following short presentations, the panel will discuss the findings of the study “Designing a “Living” Victoria Harbour: A Marine User’s Perspective”. Full report, presentation and google maps can be found on the Harbour Business Forum website:
http://www.harbourbusinessforum.com/en-us/page/show/past 
http://www.harbourbusinessforum.com/earth/report_marine_use.html

Enhancing the waterfront - but will we be able to use the harbour?

New waterfront in Kwun Tong excludes marine uses (left). Boarding a water taxi in Oil Street, North Point.

New waterfront at Olympic Station (left). Typhoon shelter in Lei Yu Mun.

New waterfront in Tseung Kwan O (left) and the new waterfront in Tsing Yi.

Improvised ferry 'pier' in Aldrich Bay (left). Improvised ticketing office in Tsimshatsui.

Improvised rain shelter in Causeway Bay (left). Improvised berthing in Tsing Yi.

Improvised waiting area in Yau Ma Tei.
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