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  1. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Missing life vests strike sad final note

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

    ... to the two commissioners to work out what happened the night of October 1 when two ferries collided near Lamma Island, claiming the lives of 31 adults and eight children. In his final submissions, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1189384/missing-life-vests-strike-sad-final-note
  2. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    I sounded the alarm before the crash, Lamma IV coxswain insists

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND SIMPSON CHEUNG

    ... blast on the whistle before the deadly collision off Lamma Island on October 1, an inquiry into the tragedy heard. Captain Chow Chi-wai's testimony yesterday contradicted those previously ... Anchorage was blinding my sight." Chow said that prior to the vessel's departure from the Lamma Island power station pier, he turned on the ship's navigation lights - including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1153369/i-sounded-alarm-crash-lamma-iv-coxswain-insists
  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Marine Department officers were not alert in Lamma IV checks

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

    ... Shiu-luen SC, counsel for the department, made the admission in his final submissions to the commission of inquiry into the National Day maritime collision off Lamma Island. It came after repeated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1188658/marine-department-officers-were-not-alert-lamma-iv-checks
  4. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    I turned right, not left, says Sea Smooth coxswain

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... in court that he had wrongly turned left, resulting in the fatal accident. Lai blamed a fog light on Lamma Island for being too bright, hampering his ability to spot approaching vessels from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163713/i-turned-right-not-left-says-sea-smooth-coxswain
  5. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Lamma ferry disaster: another memory lapse over door

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... with the Sea Smooth off Lamma Island. Beresford's question came during the testimony of senior ship surveyor Leung Wai-hok yesterday. "We have had one surveyor at the beginning saying he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134662/lamma-ferry-disaster-another-memory-lapse-over-door
  6. 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

    ... of the vessel's collision with the Sea Smooth off Lamma Island had previously told the commission that most of the upper deck seats became detached after the crash, trapping passengers as the ship sank. ...

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

    Missing door on Lamma IV was not focus of checks: Ship inspector

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Lamma Island, an expert report found. Senior ship inspector Fung Wai-man told the commission yesterday that whether there was a door was not the focus of his initial inspection of the vessel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1130415/missing-door-lamma-iv-was-not-focus-checks-ship-inspector
  8. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Lamma IV would not sink, based on calculations: Ex-ship surveyor

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... compartments were flooded due to the absence of a watertight door, which contributed to the ferry's speedy sinking after it collided with the Sea Smooth off Lamma Island on October 1, claiming 39 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1129609/lamma-iv-would-not-sink-based-calculations-ex-ship-surveyor
  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Open deck on ill-fated ferry 'overcrowded'

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

    ... Island as it took passengers to watch National Day fireworks in Victoria Harbour. Francis Cheng Cho-ying, general manager of the generation division, said the power firm had in place safety rules ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1128866/open-deck-ill-fated-ferry-overcrowded
  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER INQUIRY

    Most victims of Lamma IV not wearing life vests, inquiry told

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Official figures show at least 28 people who died could not get their hands on life jackets At least 28 out of the 39 victims who died in a sea collision off Lamma Island were not wearing life jackets, while four others were merely holding flotation vests in their hands, a commission of inquiry into the National Day disaster heard yesterday. The conditions of the remaining seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1124998/most-victims-lamma-iv-not-wearing-life-vests-inquiry-told

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