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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Judge overturns HK Electric conviction over 2012 Lamma ferry crash

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com HK Electric wins appeal against ferry-crash fine A High Court judge has overturned the conviction of the owner of one of the boats involved in the 2012 Lamma Island ferry tragedy after finding there was not enough evidence to prove the vessel had insufficient crew. HK Electric, owner of the Lamma IV, had been fined HK$4,500 for having three qualified ...

  2. 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

    ... of the "highest rank'' and said it had been turned over to the police for criminal investigation. Last night relatives of those who died in the tragedy on October 1, 2012, off Lamma Island ... Ada Lee and Johnny Tam Probe points finger at 17 Marine Department officials and says there may have been a crime Damning report on Lamma ferry deaths An internal probe into the 2012 Lamma ...

  3. 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

    ... had been in place, the vessel would not have sunk so quickly off Lamma Island on October 1, 2012, soon after it collided with the ferry Sea Smooth. Those inspectors and surveyors made up ... graft charges Marine Department officials may face criminal prosecution for charges ranging from misconduct in public office to corruption over the Lamma ferry collision in 2012 that claimed 39 ...

  4. 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

    ... anniversary Ferry sinking probe open-ended A year after a ferry collision off Lamma Island claimed 39 lives, the government has set no timetable for completing its investigation of the disaster, ... of the collision. Earlier at 2pm, about 30 monks and Lamma residents gathered to stage a ritual at Nga Kau Wan pier, where both boats were docked for investigation. Business was normal on the island ...

  5. 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 ... The collision off Lamma Island, the worst maritime accident in Hong Kong since 1971, when a ferry sinking killed 88, involved a Hongkong Electric launch and a ferry operated by Hongkong and Kowloon ...

  6. 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

    ... at sea The tragedy off Lamma Island a year ago today put the spotlight on a host of safety problems, poor practices at the Marine Department and an industry that failed to comply with the law. ... the loss of 39 lives after the Sea Smooth ferry and Lamma IV launch collided on National Day last year - is concrete action to make our waterways safer. For Ryan Tsui Chi-shing, who lost his elder ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Marine chief Francis Liu apologises over Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted May 27th 2013, 02:07pm by Johnny Tam

    ... and officially apologised yesterday for the Lamma Island ferry disaster, as the Transport and Housing Bureau took control of an inquiry into whether any government officials should be held responsible ... sank, and the Sea Smooth off Lamma Island.   Marine chief apologises over fatal collision ...

  8. 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 ... – Lai Sai-ming, the 54-year-old captain of the Sea Smootn, and Chow Chi-wau, the 56-year-old captain of the Lamma IV, were each charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and will appear ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Families of Lamma ferry disaster victims blast 'bureaucratic' chief executive

    Posted May 15th 2013, 07:20pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Families of the victims in last October’s Lamma ferry tragedy made public a letter criticising Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and other officials for not taking their concerns seriously. ... passengers died when the Hongkong Electric vessel Lamma IV, taking workers and their families to see the National Day fireworks in Victoria Harbour, collided with the ferry Sea Smooth off Lamma ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma disaster victims' families publicise angry letter to CY Leung

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... They slam Marine Department's failings and demand an independent probe Relatives of the Lamma Island ferry crash victims have publicised a letter they wrote to the chief executive, slamming the Marine Department for the accident and demanding an independent probe into its failings. The letter, dated May 8, was signed by about 25 relatives of the victims and addressed to Chief ...




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