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  1. 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

    ... Once the spot for seafood and ocean air, people are steering clear of the island since the tragedy People looking for a special seafood dinner or a walk along the ocean are giving Lamma a miss these days, boat operators and restaurant managers say. Christmas season can be a busy time for the famed restaurants on the island. But since the fatal ferry accident in October, business ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Auntie's Lamma IV collision death, helped her nephew, 6

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

    ... When pictures of the ferry collision off Lamma Island flashed on the TV screen on October 1, little Chen Yin-ho prayed to the Mercy Buddha that his 26-year-old auntie would be safe. Tragically Mani Lau Man-lai was among the 39 people who died in the October 1 disaster. But in an unexpected twist of fate, her death has led to improvements in her nephew's life, after ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Pain still runs deep over Lamma ferry disaster

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

    ... Kowloon Ferry collided off Lamma Island on the National Day holiday on October 1. "We all need time to overcome this. I hope everybody can return to normal lives as soon as possible," ... A month after the Lamma ferry disaster killed 39 people , some of the victims' families, survivors and rescuers have described how the tragedy continues to affect their lives. Ryan ...

  4. 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, silently watched the live broadcast on the giant TV screen above the square. Many bowed their heads and closed their eyes, thinking about the collision between two vessels off Lamma Island. “I ...

  5. 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

    ... last night rose to 39 when one of its youngest victims died of her injuries, four days after the two passenger vessels collided off Lamma Island. After the government raised the death toll ... off their search for any more victims or survivors. The government said police investigations had accounted for all people on board the Lamma IV launch and the Sea Smooth ferry at the time ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Harrowing memories continue to haunt ferry disaster survivors

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Recipients of awards for heroism recall having to make life-or-death decisions amid the chaos Two months after two vessels collided off Lamma Island, the horrors of that deadly night ... survivors received a Heroic Volunteer Award from the non-governmental organisation Agency for Volunteer Service yesterday for saving other passengers on board the 24-metre Lamma IV vessel. The Lamma ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Report warns of increased danger due to bigger, faster ferries

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... that warrant attention". It continued: "These include returning pleasure craft [vessels that carry up to 60 people] from either Lamma or Lantau Islands to Aberdeen Harbour tending to bunch ... it was revealed last night. The survey came to light as another unpublished report, completed before the Lamma tragedy, predicted more people would be injured or killed in Hong Kong waters ...

  8. 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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com They say Marine Department officials can be held criminally responsible for the tragedy Angry families go to police over Lamma crash The families of those who died in last year's Lamma ferry disaster filed a police report yesterday alleging Marine Department officials were criminally liable. They took the action amid frustration over ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Tighter ferry safety laws in wake of tragic crash

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... of the crash, northwest of Lamma Island, was not busy. As for reports a crew member, instead of the captain, was navigating the public Sea Smooth ferry on the night of the accident, Liu said initial ... at their temporary post in Yung Shue Wan on Lamma Island yesterday. The post will remain until tomorrow night and officers are urging witnesses to come forward. The mother of nine-year-old girl Tsui ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Challenge to 'unfair' Lamma ferry disaster findings

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

    ... to 'unfair' Lamma findings A retired Marine Department ship surveyor is seeking a judicial review that he hopes will overturn a damning report which found serious failings on the part of the department over the Lamma ferry disaster that killed 39 people last year. Wong Chi-kin, a former general manager of the department's local vessels safety branch, says the 186-page report ...




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