Tugboat that towed Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant docks in South Korea; eatery’s whereabouts unknown

The tugboat that was towing Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant, when the iconic eatery capsized in the South China Sea, has arrived at its home port in South Korea two months after the incident. Jaewon 9, the tugboat that towed Jumbo Floating Restaurant out of Hong Kong. Photo: MarineTraffic. Jaewon 9 arrived in the coastal city of Busan at 00:57 a.m. in the early hours of Friday morning, data from maritime analytics provider MarineTraffic showed. It had set sail from the coastal city of Sanya in Hainan Island. Meanwhile, the…

Hong Kong’s iconic floating restaurant sinks in South China Sea | Business and Economy

Famed tourist attraction capsizes near the Paracel Islands after encountering “adverse conditions”. Jumbo floating restaurant, a once famed but financially struggling Hong Kong tourist attraction, sank in the South China Sea after being towed away from the city, its parent company said. It capsized on Sunday near the Paracel Islands after it “encountered adverse conditions” and began to take on water, Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises announced in a statement on Monday. “The water depth at the scene is over 1,000 meters, making it extremely difficult to carry out salvage works,” it…

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Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsizes in the South China Sea

After leaving Aberdeen on June 14, Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises, the restaurant’s parent company, reported that the 46-year-old Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsized at sea on June 19 due to extreme weather conditions near Paracel Islands (also known as the Xisha Islands). The iconic vessel was supposed to be transferred to an undisclosed location – which was eventually reported to be in Cambodia – for storage.  News of the iconic restaurant’s fate shocked Hongkongers and netizens. Along with memes and Photoshopped images of the vessel, conspiracy theories about the restaurant’s demise trended…

Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant still afloat in South China Sea, company says

Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized but is still afloat in the South China Sea, according to its owners on Friday, days after the world’s media reported that the iconic tourist attraction had sunk while being towed to Cambodia. Jumbo Floating Restaurant on June 14, 2022. Photo: Lea Mok/HKFP. Through its PR firm Brunswick, Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises told HKFP that the boat is still afloat near the Xisha (Paracel) Islands. A Brunswick staffer had no information on why there had been no photos or video from the scene. There…

Floating Hong Kong restaurant capsizes in South China Sea | Hong Kong

One of Hong Kong’s most distinctive restaurants – the Jumbo Floating Restaurant – has capsized in the South China Sea, days after it was towed away from its home of 46 years in the territory’s Aberdeen harbour. Its owners said in a statement on Monday that the restaurant had encountered adverse weather conditions when passing the Paracel Islands – also known as the Xisha Islands – on its way to an undisclosed location. “The water depth at the scene is over 1,000 metres, making it extremely difficult to carry out…