Hong Kong's Congested Waters

Hong Kong is obsessed with land – land prices, land use, land reclamation, land ownership. But the recent tragic death of 39 people in a ferry sinking on Oct. 1 has been a reminder of the importance of the sea to a city semi-state which only exists because of its excellent harbor, well protected from storms, with deep waters and on the fringe of the Pearl River estuary giving access not just to Guangzhou but the major river systems of southern China.

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