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Macao Dragon
Macao Dragon
Company Limited (Chinese: 巨龍船務有限公司; Portuguese: Dragão Gigante Transportes Marítimos, S.A.) was a start-up ferry company that offered services between the Hong Kong– Macau
Macau
Ferry
Ferry
Terminal, in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, and the Taipa Temporary Ferry
Ferry
Terminal in Taipa, Macau. It operated four 65m and 63m highspeed catamarans vessels powered by MTU Friedrichshafen
MTU Friedrichshafen
engines using waterjet propulsion, which could accommodate up to 1,200 passengers.

Contents

1 History 2 Routes 3 Fleet 4 Classes of Travel 5 Special
Special
features 6 Technical specifications 7 References

History[edit] Operations of the company began on July 10, 2010. As of September 2010, the first two vessels, Shen Long and Tian Long had entered service, providing five return trips between Macau
Macau
and Hong Kong. The Macao Dragon
Macao Dragon
company went into liquidation and ceased operations from September 15, 2011.[1] Routes[edit]

Hong Kong- Macau
Macau
Ferry
Ferry
Terminal, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Taipa
Taipa
Temporary Ferry Terminal, Macau

Fleet[edit] The Macao Dragon
Macao Dragon
fleet consisted of the following vessels:

Shen Long (Chinese: 神龍), (Hull 189) 65m Highspeed Catamaran
Catamaran
built by Marinteknik Shipbuilders(Singapore) - (delivered) Tian Long (Chinese: 天龍), (Hull 190) 65m Highspeed Catamaran
Catamaran
built by Marinteknik Shipbuilders (Singapore) - (delivered) Huang Long (Chinese: 皇龍), (Hull 191) 63m Highspeed Catamaran
Catamaran
built by Marinteknik Shipbuilders (Singapore) - (delivery deferred) Pan Long (Chinese: 蟠龍), (Hull 192) 63m Highspeed Catamaran
Catamaran
built by Marinteknik Shipbuilders (Singapore) - (delivery deferred)

Classes of Travel[edit]

Dragon Suites - 8 or 4-seat private cabins, comfortable leather reclining seats First - generous seat pitch, comfortable leather reclining seats Premium Economy - comfortable leather reclining seats Economy - comfortable aircraft-style seating

Special
Special
features[edit]

25 large 40"-50" Flat Screen TVs Dragon Suites feature plug and play AV connections to two 32" flat screen monitors with touch screen control panel 2 Kiosks offering a wide selection of refreshments Satellite based Internet using Wi-Fi technology was available throughout the vessel Internet Cafe Starbucks Coffee Fiji Water

Technical specifications[edit] Shen Long (Hull 189)

Type: Aluminium hull fast catamaran ferry Passenger capacity: 1152 total Shipbuilder: Marinteknik Shipbuilders (S) PTE LTD. Length (LOA): 65 meters Beam: 16 meters Loaded Max.speed:37.5 knots Draught: 1.60 m Propulsion Generators: 4 x MTU 16V4000 M70 WaterJet: 4 x MJP J850R QD Port of Registration: Hong Kong Classification: Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LLOYDS) 100 A1 SSC Passenger(B) Catamaran
Catamaran
HSC G4

References[edit]

^ Siu, Phila (September 15, 2011). " Ferry
Ferry
firm goes under". The Standard. Hong Kong. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. 

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Water Transport Operators between Hong Kong
Hong Kong
SAR and Macau
Macau
SAR

Current

Chu Kong Passenger Transport (CKS) Cotai Water Jet TurboJET

Route discontinued

Hong Kong
Hong Kong
North West Express (HKNWE) New World First Ferry

Defunct<

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