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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Marine officials involved in Lamma ferry disaster will face criminal probe, says transport chief

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:59am by Ada Lee

    ... to detect. [The officials] are not directly linked to the deaths of the passengers Eric Cheung, legal expert A government-appointed commission of inquiry earlier heard that if the watertight bulkhead ... the bulk of eight officials named in the commission's report in April last year as having failed to execute their duties when they approved the Lamma IV plan or inspected the boat. No names ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496562/marine-officials-involved-lamma-ferry-disaster-will-face-criminal
  2. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    'Trust in transport chief was misplaced'

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... to last year's report into the accident by the commission of inquiry headed by Mr Justice Michael Lunn, which found there had been serious failings by the department. The families said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1498490/trust-transport-chief-was-misplaced
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Damning report on the 2012 Lamma ferry disaster exposes possible crime

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:59am by ADA LEE AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... the findings of an earlier commission of inquiry into the tragedy by listing a litany of "systemic problems and deficiencies'' within the Marine Department. Irene Cheng, whose son Thomas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496331/report-2012-lamma-ferry-disaster-exposes-possible-crime
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Experts insist training must improve in the wake of Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Educators urge better training for seafarers Radar training for seafarers should be brought up to date and made easier to access in the wake of the Lamma tragedy, ... for the deadly collision with the Sea Smooth a year ago today. Captain Nigel Pryke, the British maritime expert advising the commission of inquiry into the accident, recommended that more training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321692/experts-insist-training-must-improve-wake-lamma-ferry-disaster
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Slow going on safety improvements a year after Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... Twelve months on, a steering committee under transport minister Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung is overseeing reform of the department, criticised by the commission of inquiry ... said. Government officials had helped victims' families, but turned cold after a commission of inquiry condemned the Marine Department in its report. The Transport and Housing Bureau said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321694/slow-going-safety-improvements-year-after-lamma-ferry-disaster
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Hong Kong government sets no timetable for Lamma sinking inquiry

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Johnny Tam and Tony Cheung

    ... it will be finished, but we are doing it at full speed." A government-appointed commission of inquiry released a report in April that castigated the department for "serious systemic failings". ... HK$900 and HK$5,000 respectively for breaching safety rules. Yau said the commission's report could not be used as evidence in a court case. The government had to start from scratch in its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1322469/hong-kong-government-sets-no-timetable-lamma-sinking-inquiry
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Relatives of Lamma boat victims slam government over '180 degree' turn

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan and Ng Kang-chung

    ... escape responsibility. The collision off Lamma Island on October 1 last year claimed 39 lives. The government ordered a commission of inquiry, which released a report in April sternly criticising ... mouth shut. Government officials had helped victims' families, but turned cold after a commission of inquiry condemned the Marine Department." Liu has been a major target of attacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321715/relatives-lamma-boat-victims-slam-government-over-180-degree-turn
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Missing door 'not cause of sinking' in Lamma ferry tragedy

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... claimed the rapid sinking was due to the force of the collision that caused flooding in more than one below-deck compartment. Dr Neville Armstrong was invited by the commission of inquiry, led ... Court that he hopes will overturn the commission's report, which found serious failings on the part of the department over the disaster. Released in April, the 186-page report says: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1291539/former-surveyor-disputes-inquirys-findings-lamma-ferry-tragedy
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry crash crew may face charges of manslaughter

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Phila Siu

    ... charge of manslaughter Crew members of the two vessels in the deadly crash off Lamma Island on October 1 could face serious charges, including manslaughter, the chief prosecutor told a commission ... as possible to the cause of the collision, which claimed 39 lives in the city's worst sea disaster in 40 years. The commission of inquiry appointed to investigate the causes of the accident began ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1098439/lamma-ferry-crash-crew-may-face-charges-manslaughter
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry crash captains charged with manslaughter

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a commission to look into the crash, which happened near Lamma Island, a popular spot with expatriates. The commission is due to report its findings later this month. Investigators have pored over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1212148/hong-kong-ferry-crash-captains-charged-manslaughter

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