China News Service, June 20th. According to Hong Kong media reports, Aberdeen Foods Group issued a statement today (20th), saying that the Jumbo Seafood Ship set sail on June 14th and left Hong Kong on June 14th. By the afternoon of the 18th, it will travel near the Paracel Islands When in the water, the hull fell into the water and began to tilt when encountering wind and waves.

The tugboat company responsible for the voyage failed to try to rescue, and the seafood boat finally turned over in the water on the 19th.

No crew members were injured in the incident.

Data map: Jumbo Seafood Boat moored in the Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter.

Photo by a reporter from the Hong Kong Wenhui Report

  The statement explained that since the water depth at the incident site exceeded 1,000 meters, it was also very difficult to carry out salvage works.

Aberdeen Food Group was saddened by the accident of Seafood Fang.

The company is now seeking further details of the accident with the tugboat company.

According to the regulations, before leaving the port, the Jumbo Seafood Boat has hired professional marine engineers to inspect the hull and the hoardings in detail, and obtained all the necessary approval documents for this voyage.

  Jumbo Seafood Restaurant, a landmark in Hong Kong and a maritime restaurant that has been closed for more than two years due to the epidemic, officially moved out of Hong Kong on the 14th of this month and plans to go to Southeast Asia for maintenance.

  It is reported that over the past 46 years, Jumbo Seafood Restaurant has created beautiful collective memories of Hong Kong people.

Aberdeen Catering Group said earlier that in the past year, the group discussed with more than a dozen companies and institutions to donate Jumbo Seafood Restaurant for free, but all parties said that the operating costs were high, so it could not be achieved.

After it goes out of business, it costs millions of dollars in inspections, repairs and maintenance each year to meet its licensing and other requirements, a heavy financial burden on both the company and its shareholders.

  Moored in the Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter, the 46-year-old Jumbo Seafood Restaurant is known as the "world's largest restaurant at sea" and has become a collective memory of Hong Kong people.


  Jumbo Seafood Restaurant is a "Jumbo Kingdom" with an area of ​​45,000 square feet and can accommodate more than 2,300 guests. It has six banquet halls with different characteristics and can accommodate up to 720 people for a banquet.

  With its magnificent decoration, Seafood Restaurant has received numerous dignitaries and business celebrities from various countries, including Queen Elizabeth II, international superstar Tom Cruise, Honor (John Wayne), Yu Brynner, Chow Yun-fat, Gong Li, etc., visited more than 30 million guests.

The picture shows a screenshot of the official website of "Kingdom of Treasures", whose home page has displayed "suspended business".

  Seafood 套 is also a scene of many movies, including the classic Hong Kong film "God of Food" and "Infernal Affairs 2". View from the boat.

Scenes from the famous video game "Furious Wolf 2" and "Resident Evil 6" are also taken from this treasure.

Movie screenshots Image source Hong Kong Sing Tao Daily website

The Jumbo Seafood Ship appears in several games.

Image source: Hong Kong Sing Tao Daily website

  However, the fate of the Jumbo Seafood Restaurant seems to have always been tortuous. It opened in 1976 and could have operated five years earlier. However, due to a fire during the interior decoration, the Seafood Restaurant was severely burned, and even affected nearby fishing boats, resulting in 34 deaths and 42 injuries. , and it was only opened after wealthy businessmen such as Stanley Ho and Zheng Yutong raised 30 million Hong Kong dollars to rebuild.

In 1976, the old photo of Jumbo Seafood Restaurant.

Data map: Hong Kong Wen Wei Po

  The seafood boat originated from the "Getang Boat" in Guangzhou, which is a boat that provides entertainment to fishermen.

As early as the 1930s, there were no restaurants and restaurants in this place in Hong Kong. .

Because the citizens wanted to eat fresh seafood at that time, it was not easy to eat, and after ordering the diners of seafood, the staff union took the fish from the sea to cook immediately, becoming a unique advantage of seafood.