Central Ferry Piers, Hong Kong
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View of the Central Ferry Piers in 2010
The Central Ferry Piers (Chinese: 中環碼頭) are situated on the northeast part of Central, Hong Kong Island. The ferries mostly depart to Outlying Islands in the New Territories, with the exception of Pier 1 serving as a government pier, and ferries from Pier 7 going to Kowloon.
The destinations or uses of the piers are as follows:
- Pier 1: Government of Hong Kong
- Pier 2: Park Island
- Pier 3: Discovery Bay
- Pier 4: Lamma Island, with the western pier going to Sok Kwu Wan and the eastern pier to Yung Shue Wan.
- Pier 5: Cheung Chau
- Pier 6: Western pier: Peng Chau - Eastern pier: Mui Wo
- Pier 7: Star Ferry service to Tsim Sha Tsui
- Pier 8: Hong Kong Maritime Museum (formerly used by Star Ferry for route to Hung Hom)
- Pier 9: Public Pier
- Pier 10: Public Pier
Star Ferry Pier, Central is a "movable name", which now refers to the "fourth generation" Star Ferry pier, aka Pier 7 in Central.
- Queen's Pier, Edinburgh Place, was completely demolished in February 2008
- Edinburgh Place Ferry Pier - "third generation" Star Ferry pier, abandoned in November 2006
In 2011, after the closure of its flagship store in Pedder Building in October 2011, due to rising rent, Shanghai Tang set up several project units to continue its presence in Central, namely “A New Journey as a Nomad of Central,” in a series of Mongolian gers, imported from Mongolia, on the roof of Pier 1 from 4 November to 31 December 2011.
- "New World First Ferry Services Limited". Nwff.com.hk. Retrieved 2015-10-24.
- Stockdill, Robert (10 October 2011). "Shanghai Tang flagship to close". Inside Retail. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- "Shanghai Tang Flagship Store Closes and Reopens in Mongolian Gers" 2point6billion.com. 8 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-02
- Media related to Central Ferry Piers at Wikimedia Commons