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postgraduate thesis: A study of private mooring policy in Hong Kong : development and challenges

TitleA study of private mooring policy in Hong Kong : development and challenges
Authors
Issue Date2015
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Lui, N. [呂乃星]. (2015). A study of private mooring policy in Hong Kong : development and challenges. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5703616
AbstractPrivate Mooring is one of mooring facilities available in the waters of Hong Kong. The characteristic of private moorings is it's allowing the owners to have an exclusive use of a particular approved water spaces. The Marine Department is responsible for the management of private moorings. In 2012, the Audit Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government issued its report No.59, which criticized the management of private moorings by the Marine Department. The report stated about the risk of subletting private moorings and advised the Marine Department should review the guidelines and administrative measure to regulate the situation. Since then, there were many media reported the development and problems of shortage of private mooring. The public concerns on the development of private moorings becomes a hot topic. Therefore, this study aims to examine the development & challenges of private moorings in Hong Kong. An individual interviews were conducted with the regulator, a marina club and a focus group. While a questionnaire was developed to gather quantitative data. Besides onsite observations were made to investigate the updated situation. Through various research methods were made, The updated situation of the development of private moorings has been found. The demand of private moorings is large and the waiting time of allocation of a private mooring is long. The reasons are sophisticated. The result of interviews and individual questionnaire showed there is a need to review the policy of private moorings. This dissertation recommended remedial measures through management, operation and planning. Because of limited resources, this study mainly investigates the popularly designated mooring spaces which are assigned to Class IV pleasure type vessel. It couldn’t reflect the whole picture of mooring areas or mooring areas used by other Class of vessels. Nevertheless, this dissertation could help clarify the situation and stimulate further research to investigate the way of implementation of revised private mooring policy
DegreeMaster of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning
SubjectMooring of ships - China - Hong Kong
Dept/ProgramTransport Policy and Planning
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/223626

 

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dc.contributor.authorLui, Nai-sing-
dc.contributor.author呂乃星-
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-03T23:16:52Z-
dc.date.available2016-03-03T23:16:52Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationLui, N. [呂乃星]. (2015). A study of private mooring policy in Hong Kong : development and challenges. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5703616-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/223626-
dc.description.abstractPrivate Mooring is one of mooring facilities available in the waters of Hong Kong. The characteristic of private moorings is it's allowing the owners to have an exclusive use of a particular approved water spaces. The Marine Department is responsible for the management of private moorings. In 2012, the Audit Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government issued its report No.59, which criticized the management of private moorings by the Marine Department. The report stated about the risk of subletting private moorings and advised the Marine Department should review the guidelines and administrative measure to regulate the situation. Since then, there were many media reported the development and problems of shortage of private mooring. The public concerns on the development of private moorings becomes a hot topic. Therefore, this study aims to examine the development & challenges of private moorings in Hong Kong. An individual interviews were conducted with the regulator, a marina club and a focus group. While a questionnaire was developed to gather quantitative data. Besides onsite observations were made to investigate the updated situation. Through various research methods were made, The updated situation of the development of private moorings has been found. The demand of private moorings is large and the waiting time of allocation of a private mooring is long. The reasons are sophisticated. The result of interviews and individual questionnaire showed there is a need to review the policy of private moorings. This dissertation recommended remedial measures through management, operation and planning. Because of limited resources, this study mainly investigates the popularly designated mooring spaces which are assigned to Class IV pleasure type vessel. It couldn’t reflect the whole picture of mooring areas or mooring areas used by other Class of vessels. Nevertheless, this dissertation could help clarify the situation and stimulate further research to investigate the way of implementation of revised private mooring policy-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)-
dc.relation.ispartofHKU Theses Online (HKUTO)-
dc.rightsThe author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subject.lcshMooring of ships - China - Hong Kong-
dc.titleA study of private mooring policy in Hong Kong : development and challenges-
dc.typePG_Thesis-
dc.identifier.hkulb5703616-
dc.description.thesisnameMaster of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning-
dc.description.thesislevelMaster-
dc.description.thesisdisciplineTransport Policy and Planning-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-

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