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  1. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Sea Smooth turn "absolutely the cause" of ferry disaster: expert

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Maritime official says the vessels would have missed each other narrowly if not for the move A wrong turn by the vessel Sea Smooth was the "actual cause" of its fatal collision with the Lamma IV on October 1 last year in which 39 people died, an ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1145500/sea-smooth-turn-absolutely-cause-ferry-disaster-expert
  2. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Four approvals despite lack of lifejackets

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... kept in lockers and the crew's cabin under the main deck. Tang, who was involved in the brand new ship's inspection when it was received from Cheoy Lee Shipyards in 1996, said ... As long as Cheoy Lee built the vessel and the Marine Department approved it, there was no reason for the company to rejected it, he said. Four approvals despite lackof lifejackets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143911/four-approvals-despite-lack-lifejackets
  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Ferry disaster inquiry hears of survivor's last seconds with girlfriend

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Survivor of Lamma IV tells inquiry how he lost hold of her hand seconds after collision A survivor of the Lamma ferry disaster quickly lost hold of his girlfriend and two other friends on their sinking vessel, although they were holding hands, he told the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1141386/ferry-disaster-inquiry-hears-survivors-last-seconds-girlfriend
  4. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Sea Smooth could have stayed to help Lamma IV victims, says expert

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

    ... The Sea Smooth was in good enough structural shape after its collision with the Lamma IV that it could have stayed at the scene and provided help, the commission of inquiry into the October 1 sea tragedy was told yesterday. "I don't believe ther ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1140477/sea-smooth-could-have-stayed-help-lamma-iv-victims-says-expert
  5. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Thicker plating may have bought more time before Lamma IV sank: expert

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... to the sinking of the vessel. According to documents submitted to the commission, Cheoy Lee Shipyards, which built the Lamma IV, had ordered 4.83mm-thick metal sheets for the ship. While that could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138807/thicker-plating-may-have-bought-more-time-lamma-iv-sank-expert
  6. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Radar licence should be compulsory for seafarers: Lawmaker Gary Fan

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... More courses on radar operation should be offered to improve marine safety, a retired instructor at the Maritime Services Training Institute urged yesterday. He also said the number of courses had dropped notably in recent years. Chow Wah-hoi, who retired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1128873/radar-licence-should-be-compulsory-seafarers-lawmaker-gary-fan
  7. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Survivors of ferry disaster tell inquiry of lifejacket difficulties

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... they said, and no whistles or horns were heard before the impact. Lee Ming-sun, 47, a decoration worker who had being sitting on the upper deck of the Lamma IV with his family, said he heard a bang ... was too big for his son. Lee said the crew member apologised to the passengers before opening the window and swimming out. He said the accident had "nothing to do with us", Lee said. Lui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107165/survivors-ferry-disaster-tell-inquiry-lifejacket-difficulties
  8. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Lamma ferry disaster: Hong Kong lacks marine training, says union chief

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... and long working hours in some ferry companies. The criticism by Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council chairman Lee Kwok-keung came at the end of 48 days of evidence to the commission of inquiry into the Lamma sea tragedy. Lawyers' final submissions will be heard on Monday. Lee, the last of 110 witnesses, said a new class had not been held since 2007 for deckhands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1186583/lamma-ferry-disaster-hong-kong-lacks-marine-training-says-union-chief
  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    'Lamma IV's seats were secure, missing door never meant to be there': Shipbuilder

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Cheoy Lee director defends his firm over seating that came loose, trapping passengers The head of the company that built the Lamma IV ferry involved in the fatal National Day collision ... Lee Shipyards, which built both the Lamma IV and Sea Smooth, vigorously defended his company yesterday, insisting that the seats were adequately secured and still useable even after 16 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1131210/lamma-ivs-seats-were-secure-missing-door-never-meant-be-there
  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Missing life vests strike sad final note

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... of the inquiry came from Felix Pao Ho-ming, representing Cheoy Lee Shipyards, which built the Lamma IV. The inquiry heard the boat sank in about two minutes after colliding with the Sea Smooth, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1189384/missing-life-vests-strike-sad-final-note

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