25 Results in category Transportation

How to Get Hong Kong & Mainland China e-Channel Passes

on 08/10/2017 - 03:06 pm

If you've entered or exited China to or from Hong Kong you've probably already seen and experienced long lines at the border waiting to pass through customs. You may have also noticed that some people don't have to wait in these lines and quickly pass through a self-service area (e-Channel). If you're here for an extended period of time, are a business traveler, or meet other qualifications, you can also skip those long lines and use the self service areas!

It's important to point out that as you'll need to go through two different custom inspection areas; one on the mainland China side and another on the Hong Kong side. This unfortunately means that you'll also need to apply for these tw ...

WATCHOUT: e-Bikes being confiscated AGAIN at Shekou Old Street & GongYuan Nanlu

on 08/02/2017 - 10:01 am

At 9:50 am Wednesday August 2nd, police were seen confiscating e-bikes on the corner of Shekou Old Street and Gongyuan Nanlu. 

UPDATE: At 10:30am they were no longer there.



Watch out if you're riding in the area.
 

 
If you're unsure whether you're e-bike is legal to ride or not, check out our article on E-bike Laws.
 
 

Shekou Ferry Service Cancelled Ahead Tropical Cyclone ROKE

on 07/23/2017 - 09:41 am

UPDATE: 2:50 PM - Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has confirmed that all ferry services to and from Shekou will return to normal from Monday morning July 24th.

Shekou Ferry Schedules:
 
 * Shekou to/from the Hong Kong International Airport
 * Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central
 * Shekou to/from Macau
 * Shekou to/from Zhuhai

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UPDATE: All ferry service to and from Shekou have been cancelled for the rest of the day today.
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Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all fe ...

WATCHOUT: e-Bikes being confiscated at Corner of Shekou Old Street & GongYuan Nanlu

on 07/21/2017 - 10:15 am

At 10am Friday July 21st, police were seen confiscating e-bikes on the corner of Shekou Old Street and Gongyuan Nanlu. Watch out if you're riding in the area.



If you're unsure whether you're e-bike is legal to ride or not, check out our article on E-bike Laws.
 
 

Shekou Ferry Service to Resume From 12 Noon Today

on 06/13/2017 - 10:35 am

At 10am Tuesday June 13th, Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou will resume after 12 noon today after being suspended yesterday at 1pm ahead of Tropical Cyclone Merbok. 

Considering how much it's still raining now, we assume this may change. If it does, we'll post it here. Stay tuned!

Up-to-date Shekou Ferry Schedules:
 * Shekou to/from the Hong Kong International Airport
 * Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central
 * Shekou to/from Macau
 * Shekou to/from Zhuhai

Shekou Ferry Service Cancelled Ahead Tropical Cyclone Merbok

on 06/12/2017 - 01:10 pm

Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou have been cancelled as of 1pm today. The cancellation is due to the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Merbok. 

No information has yet to be provided as to when the ferry service will resume. We'll post it here as soon as we know.

CAUTION: Hole in Xinghua Road in front of Seaview Gardens

on 05/11/2017 - 04:31 pm

A hole has appeared today on Xinghua Road in front of Seaview Gardens near the Starbucks in Nanhai e-Cool.
 

 
No news yet as to what caused this hole that is close to two squares meter in size. 
 

 
The hole was cordoned off by the time we arrived; however, no workers were on site to answer any questions.
 
Please take precautions in the area.

Important Shekou Ferry Schedule Changes

on 03/14/2017 - 10:42 am

A total of ten departure times have been added, one cancelled and one modified on the various ferry schedules arriving to or leaving Shekou. A new web site is now also available for purchasing tickets online (Chinese only): www.cmskchp.com
 
Below is a summary of the additions.
 
From Shekou to HK Central, four departure times were added:
13:10, 15:45, 18:15
19:15 (weekends only)
 
To Shekou from HK Central, four departure times were added:
14:20, 17:00, 19:30
20:30 (weekends only)
 
To Shekou from HK Airport, one departure time was added:
14:30
 
From Shekou to Zhuhai, the 20:45 departure time has been cancelled. The 21:30 departure time is now everyd ...

Shenzhen Designates Parking Spaces for App-Based Bikes

on 03/10/2017 - 07:30 pm

According to the Shenzhen Daily, Shenzhen's transportation commission has designated a total of 1,100 parking spaces for app-based bikes; mainly near Metro stations and bus stops.
 

Photo Source: 好公寓公众号
 
The roughly 320,000 app-based bikes in the city have become a nuisance for many in the city; prompting some local security to take matters into their own hands.
 

Photo Source: 好公寓公众号

Shared Bikes in the way? No Problem! Local Security Offers a Solution

on 03/06/2017 - 05:48 pm

As stories about the shared biked problem mount up, some have already taken steps to rid themselves of what many consider to be a nuisance.
 
Although no official actions have yet to be announced in Shenzhen; property managers and security guards have been taking their own steps to deal with the issue caused by companies like MoBike, BlueGoGo, FunBike, Ofo and others. 
 
Watch these two videos, taken on March 5th 2017, showing hundreds if not thousands of bikes being piled up outside the Wanxia Metro Station Exit A in Shekou, Shenzhen, China.
 
On a related note: If you ride your own bike around you may want to be careful where you park it.


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