Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry

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Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry Ltd
Private company
Industry Transportation
Founded 1998
Headquarters Hong Kong SAR, China
Website http://www.hkkf.com.hk/
Sea Smooth

Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry Ltd (Chinese: 港九小輪有限公司, abbr. HKKF) is a ferry service company in Hong Kong. It was formed by a number of shipping and shipbuilding firms, and was incorporated in Hong Kong in February 1998.

HKKF currently providing 3 licensed scheduled passenger ferry routes to the Outlying Islands of the city. Other than regular ferry service, HKKF offers services to parties such as government departments and US Army.

Fleet[edit]

Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry Limited Fleet
 Name   Type   Year Built   Seats   Speed   Builder   Notes 
Sea Supreme Catamaran 1999 382 25 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Superior Catamaran 2003 411 25 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Smooth Catamaran 2003 389 27 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard ex- Park Island 6. Crashed in the 2012 Lamma Island ferry collision.
Sea Sprint Catamaran 1998 206 24 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Strike Catamaran 1999 201 24 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Smart Catamaran 2001 205 24 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Flying Flame Mono-hull 1988 178 25 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard ex- Discovery Bay 17
Sea Splendid Mono-hull 1988 180 25 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard ex- Flying Swift / Discovery Bay 18
Sea Spring Double deck ferry 1999 410 16 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Splash Double deck ferry 1999 410 16 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Sea Star Double deck ferry 1981 348 15 knots Cheoy Lee Shipyard ex-Kun Yieh
Kun Tuo Double deck ferry 400 Cheoy Lee Shipyard owned by Cheoy Lee Shipyard

Services[edit]

Regular passenger ferry services[edit]

Currently HKKF operates 3 licensed ferry routes, linking the Outlying Islands of Peng Chau and Lamma Island to Central Hong Kong

Ceased ferry services[edit]

Other services[edit]

HKKF also provides services to the following parties:-

Accidents[edit]

On October 1, 2012, at approximately 8:20 pm HKT, Sea Smooth of HKKF crashed into a Hongkong Electric-owned vessel Lamma IV off Lamma Island, causing the latter to sink. It was the deadliest maritime disaster in Hong Kong since 1971, with 38 killed and more than 100 injured.

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