Another old Hong Kong "institution": the cross harbour ferries. This is the Shining Star, running strong since 1964, built by the Whampoa wharf. Whampoe will definitely ring bells in Hongkees' ears, the Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka Shing bought a major stake in Hutchinson-Whampoa in the late 70ies. Hutchinson-Whampoa controls many ports all over the world. You really can not "do" very much without Mr. Shing in Hong Kong :-)

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