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Ferry company based in Hong Kong.

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Tuen Mun

Area near the mouth of Tuen Mun River and Castle Peak Bay in the New Territories, Hong Kong.

Detail of the 1866 "Map of the San-On District" showing Tuen Mun.
Old buildings in San Hui
Residence in Red Bridge
Butterfly Bay Park is the largest sea side park in NT.
Tuen Mun Town Centre
Yan Oi Tong Jockey Club Centre
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LRT Town Centre station

On 28 January 2016, TurboJET launched the new cross-boundary ferry services between Tuen Mun, Macau and Shenzhen Airport (being suspended services since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Shun Tak Holdings

Hong Kong-Macau company founded in 1972.

Its shipping division, operating under the name of TurboJET, operates ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau.

Hydrofoil

Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.
The two types of hydrofoils: surface-piercing and fully submerged
Forlanini's hydrofoil over Lake Maggiore, 1906
Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 on a test run, c. 1919
A schematic illustration of self-stabilizing systems for fully submerged hydrofoils. Its computer gathers data for the boom position and current water level to determine the required flap position.
A Project 206M "Shtorm" patrol fast attack craft hydrofoil of the Cuban Navy.
Aerial port beam view of the Italian Sparviero class hydrofoil-missile NIBBIO P-421 underway.
USS Aquila, a military hydrofoil. The T-shaped foils are visible just below the water.
HMCS Bras d'Or, a military concept hydrofoil.
Team New Zealand's AC72 at the 2013 America's Cup, San Francisco Bay.
Ukrainian-built Voskhod on the North Sea Canal, the Netherlands
TurboJET's Urzela JetFoil on West Lamma Channel, Hong Kong
TurboJET's Barca Foilcat
Flying Poseidon (built 1982 ) had just berthed at Rhodes from Fethiye when the sister Kometas hydrofoil from Bodrum also arrived from Turkey in 2011.
The first Kometa 120M, named Chaika (Seagull) after Valentina Tereshkova's callsign, moored in Sevastopol
Hydrofoil high-speed boat Meteor on a Lake Ladoga, Russia.
Passenger hydrofoil Flying Dolphin Zeus moving at high speed near Piraeus, Greece.
Voskhod
Meteor
Raketa
Polesye
Kometa

TurboJET service, which speeds passengers across the Pearl River Delta between Hong Kong and Macau in less than an hour, with an average speed of 45 knots (83 km/h), mainly using Boeing's Jetfoil. Also services Shenzhen, Panyu (Nansha) and Kowloon. Operated by Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management Limited.

Pearl River Delta

Low-lying area surrounding the Pearl River estuary, where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea.

An 1888 map of the mouth of the Pearl River Delta, showing the locations of Macau and Hong Kong
Many electronic markets in Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen specialize in selling electronic components to the manufacturers of electric and electronic goods.
Removal of floating trash from the surface of the Pearl River in Guangzhou

TurboJET

Boeing 929

Design of passenger-carrying, waterjet-propelled hydrofoil by Boeing.

Jetfoil 929-115-020 Princesse Stephanie of RMT
Jetfoil 929-100-007 Urzela of TurboJET
Jetfoil 929-115-019 Niji of Tōkai Kisen

When the service ended the three hydrofoils were acquired by Far East Hydrofoil (now TurboJET) for service between Hong Kong and Macau.

Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal

Ferry terminal located at Porto Exterior, Sé, Macau, China.

Macau Ferry Heliport in August 2013

The pier features a heliport, providing an alternative to TurboJET.

Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal

Ferry terminal, located at China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

China Ferry Terminal
China Ferry Terminal Departure Hall
China Ferry Terminal viewed from Sky100

TurboJET, with ferries every 30 minutes to Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal.

Sun Ferry

Ferry service company in Hong Kong.

Fast ferry New Ferry II (type Flying Cat) for Outlying Islands Routes and the Macau service
Fast ferry New Ferry LXXXII (type Austal 48m) for the Macau service
Fast ferry New Ferry LXXXIII (type Austal 48m) for the Macau service
Triple decker ferry Xin Guang
Hong Kong Victoria Harbour First Ferry Xin Guang
Hong Kong Victoria Harbour First Ferry IX

In 2011, it was sold to Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management Limited, the owner of TurboJET.

The Amazing Race 11

Eleventh installment of the American reality television show The Amazing Race.

Region 1 DVD cover
The docks of the Charles Deering Historical Estate located outside of Miami was the Starting Line of The Amazing Race: All-Stars.
Route map
The Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador was the locale of the Detour and the Pit Stop of the first leg.
The Detour in Chile took place at Chuquicamata copper mine. One task involved a dump truck similar to the one pictured.
The Petrohué River in Chile's Los Lagos Region was the site of this leg's Detour.
Ushuaia, Argentina, one of the southernmost cities in the world, was visited by teams on this leg.
The Fortaleza de Maputo was the Pit Stop in Mozambique.
Teams ended the leg in Zanzibar at the famous Old Fort in Stone Town.
Teams finished this leg in Warsaw's Łazienki Palace, overlooking its reflection pool.
In Poland, teams visited the Auschwitz concentration camp and paid tribute to the millions killed during the Holocaust.
Once in Malaysia, teams had to climb up several steps on the stairs of the famous Batu Caves for their clue.
The Happy Valley Racecourse at the Hong Kong Jockey Club was the Pit Stop for this leg.
The Macau Tower was the site of the Roadblock of this leg.
B-52 bombers were featured in one side of the Detour in Guam.
In the final destination city of San Francisco, teams visited the historic San Francisco Mint for the final task.

After arriving on the Macau Peninsula by TurboJET, teams had to find a man on a rickshaw outside the Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal, who would give them their next clue. Teams then had to "travel by taxi to the tallest structure in Macau", the Macau Tower, where they would find a Yield and their next clue.

List of HSC ferry routes

List of high-speed craft ferry routes.

HSC Villum Clausen
On the way from the shipyard of Austal in Australia to Rønne in Denmark the ferry had a top speed of 47.7 knots and an average of 43.4 knots, and on February 16 and 17, 2000 it had reached 1,063 sea miles within 24 hours, thereby setting the world record which was then written in the Guinness Book of Records.
It is in service between Rønne in Denmark and Ystad in Sweden.
HSC Leonora Christina
It is Denmark's third largest catamaran and it is in service between Rønne in Denmark and Ystad in Sweden.
The HSC Tanger Jet II is a catamaran that provides ferry service between Tanger and Tarifa. She is the largest and fastest ferry in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Victoria Clipper IV is a catamaran that provides ferry service between Victoria and Seattle.
HSC Santorini Palace (ex Highspeed 5/7) is a catamaran that provides ferry services between Crete and several Cycladic islands.
The Stena HSS 1500 is a catamaran that provides fast ferry service at 40 kn across the Irish Sea.
The Starship Express is a 300-passenger catamaran traveling between Long Beach, California and Catalina Island.
MV Jean De La Valette which operates between Malta and Sicily

FoilCat, FlyingCat and Tricat operated by Turbojet Ferry, running between Hong Kong and Macau. (Turbojet also operates a fleet of hydrofoils, mainly Boeing Jetfoil. FoilCat is in fact a hybrid of hydrofoil and catamaran.)