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  1. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Alarm system would have saved leisure boat, marine expert says

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... had been on board Hongkong Electric's boat, the collision with the Sea Smooth would never have happened. "The problem is the Marine Department hasn't made this anti-collision system mandatory for all vessels, whereas in the likes of Singapore it is," the instructor said. "In this instance, if the Hongkong Electric boat had been equipped with AIS ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Hong Kong mourns Lamma ferry victims

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 02:40pm by Stuart Lau and Lai Ying-kit

    ... the Legislative Council, schools and Hongkong Electric – which owns the wrecked ferry Lamma VI – also fell silent. In Times Square, Causeway Bay, more than 100 people, Hongkongers and tourists alike, ... should] stay away and turn a blind eye to deaths,” Peng said. On Thursday afternoon, family members of Hongkong Electric employees who died in the tragedy held a memorial service at sea. A ship ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Marine Department officials criminally liable in Lamma ferry crash, say families

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... commissioner not to open an investigation?" To asked. "I think he had better shut up." The collision between the Lamma IV, a Hongkong Electric vessel, and the Sea Smooth ferry on October ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma trip that shattered mum's life

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... in Britain and Australia. Chan recalled that Lau, 26, an administrative assistant, was a gentle, filial daughter who loved to travel. She met her husband, Pales Lam Ka-man, 30- a Hongkong Electric ... that came true. The family learned of Lam's death at 6am the next day, but it was another 12 hours before they heard that their daughter, too, had died. Chan was angry Hongkong Electric ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma businesses say lingering fears over ferry crash keeping visitors away

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... The New Year's Eve show on Monday will be the city's first big fireworks display since the accident, in which a public ferry, the Sea Smooth and the Hongkong Electric motor launch Lamma ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Small models of vessels aimed at aiding ferry collision investigation

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... diagrams of the Lamma IV, owned by Hongkong Electric, and Sea Smooth, owned by Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry Holdings, might also be made by the Marine Department. Police are investigating any ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Challenge to 'unfair' Lamma ferry disaster findings

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan and Austin Chiu

    ... the judicial review could bring justice to him and his colleagues. Wong gave evidence to the inquiry, chaired by Mr Justice Michael Lunn, into the collision between the ferry Sea Smooth and Hongkong Electric launch Lamma IV on October 1 last year. Captains Chow Chi-wai, of Lamma IV, and Lai Sai-ming, of Sea Smooth, await trial on charges of manslaughter. In its report, released in April ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma IV engineer recalls final moments on doomed ferry

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... and did not recall if Hongkong Electric had provided him with training or a radar manual, despite company records showing it had. He said he used radar only in foggy weather. The hearing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Ferry inquiry to focus on role of both skippers as death toll rises to 39

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... Accounts of the collision will also be sought from some of the 1,000 disciplined services officers who took part in the rescue. Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry, operator of the Sea Smooth, and Hongkong Electric both said they would not comment on anything related to the investigation at this stage. The 24-metre Lamma IV, carrying 124 passengers and three crew, had a nine-square-metre hole ripped ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Pain still runs deep over Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... maritime accident in 40 years, said his family was struggling to come to terms with their loss. Tsui's sister-in-law and her younger son survived the disaster, in which Hongkong Electric's vessel Lamma IV and the Sea Smooth ferry operated by Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry collided off Lamma Island on the National Day holiday on October 1. "We all need time to overcome ...




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