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  1. Training blitz after fatal cargo terminal accident

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at container terminals. The Observatory has developed the half-day course in response to a fatal accident early this month caused by typhoon-strength gusts of wind. A driver was killed and another two men were injured when the wind toppled empty containers onto their trucks at the Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT). All cargo terminals are required to employ full-time safety officers ...

  2. Container falls on truck, killing driver

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Agnes Lam Man, 55, crushed in pier accident A 55-year-old driver was crushed to death yesterday when a shipping container plunged 12 metres from a crane onto his truck. The truck had been waiting under the crane on a Kwai Chung pier for the container to be loaded. Union leaders described the accident as rare but said some truck drivers were concerned about ...

  3. Three die as container truck topples onto car

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Construction work makes slip road risky for long vehicles, drivers' group says Three men were crushed to death when a fully laden container truck weighing more than 40 ... about 7.30am as the container truck, driven by Wan Shing-woon, 48, was travelling along the slip road towards the Shenzhen border. Tong Wai-ming, 29, and two passengers- his brother Tong ...

  4. Miracle escape as container crushes taxi

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Chester Yung and Felix Chan A taxi driver and his passenger miraculously survived after the back of the vehicle was crushed by a container that fell off a truck in Tsuen Wan yesterday ... and thought to have been overloaded, tipped onto its side and the container it was transporting fell on the taxi, which was exiting the roundabout and entering Tai Chung Road. The 36-year-old ...

  5. 16 injured after bus hits truck

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the New-Territories-bound lane near the Kwai Chung Container Terminal. It failed to avoid the container truck, which had stopped in front. Another lorry failed to brake in time and hit the bus from behind. ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.17pm: Sixteen people were injured- four seriously- after a double-decker bus struck the back of a container truck on Kwai Chung Road, local media reported ...

  6. Crash leaves 1,000 litres of diesel on road

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok About 1,000 litres of diesel were spilled when a fuel truck rolled onto its side in Tsing Yi Hong Wan Road, Tsing Yi, yesterday. The driver lost control of the vehicle near container terminal nine at about 9am. A following vehicle failed to stop in time and hit it in the rear. Firemen used chemical foam and sawdust to stop the spill getting to the nearby sea. The truck ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pedestrian critically injured A woman, 42, was hit by a car on To Kwa Wan Road near Lok Shan Road shortly after 11.30am. She was in serious condition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Investigation into car blaze A car fire at a container terminal in Tsing Yi at about 4am is under investigation. Firemen said the cause was suspicious. ...

  8. Tragic history

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fatal accidents involving cranes: June 3, 2007: A Kwai Chung container terminal crane drops a container on a truck, killing the driver. December 27, 2005: A crane collapses at the Macau Venetian Casino Resort site in Cotai, killing a Hong Kong worker and injuring three. December 18, 2005: A crane catches a worker's clothes, pulling him off the 35th floor at a Tai Kok Tsui ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sacked workers win settlement from builder Young Lim Construction has agreed to pay $400,000 in compensation and unpaid salaries to about 30 Nepalese workers who were sacked. The agreement was reached after the workers, accompanied by officials from the Construction Site Workers General Union, staged a protest at the company's site at the Tsing Yi Container Terminal. Wong Tai Sin ...

  10. Israeli crew quizzed over collision

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Four members of the Japanese coastguard and two investigators from that country's Maritime Accidents Inquiry Agency boarded the Zim Asia at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal at 5.50am ... Norma Connolly Investigators from Japan and Israel yesterday questioned the captain and crew of a container ship involved in a fatal collision with a Japanese fishing boat after ...




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