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  1. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Fugitive South Korean businessman wanted over ferry tragedy fails to secure asylum

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:56pm by Reuters

    ... maritime disaster in 20 years. All 15 surviving crew members of the Sewol have been charged. The captain and three senior crew members face homicide charges. Nine crew were indicted for negligence ...

  2. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea to disband coastguard as Park deems ferry rescue a ‘failure’

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:33am by AFP

    ... 'responsibility lies with me' “I have decided to dismantle the coastguard,” she said. The coastguard’s investigative activities would be taken up by the police and its maritime patrol operations ...

  3. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    I ordered passengers to stay put for their own safety, says arrested captain of sunken South Korean ferry

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 12:01am by Reuters, Associated Press

    ... in the  early hours of the morning, charged with negligence and failing to secure the safety of passengers in violation of maritime law. It was not yet clear if the third mate was one of those ... could have saved lives. Lee, the captain of the ferry, faces five charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law, according to the Yonhap news agency. Yang said earlier ...

  4. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Death toll rises to 58 as divers find way into sunken South Korean ferry

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by AGENCIES

    ... on the route, then briefly went to the bedroom when it happened,” he told reporters. According to the court, Lee faces five charges, including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Harrowing memories continue to haunt ferry disaster survivors

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

    ... sending more than 100 people into the water. Thirty-nine people died in Hong Kong's worst maritime accident in decades. Cheng risked her life by sliding down the slanting deck of the sinking ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Swimming lesson lottery 'must end'

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

    ... Forcing children to wear life jackets on ferries is not the best solution, says lifeguards' union chief - teach them basic water skills instead Government-subsidised swimming lessons are so in demand that applicants not only need to win a lottery for ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Alarm system would have saved leisure boat, marine expert says

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

    ... An anti-collision system was installed on the Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry vessel involved in Monday's crash, but it would not have sounded unless the Lamma IV also had the device. A marine radio instructor, speaking anonymously, revealed that if the ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Life jackets on ferry were indeed hard to access

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

    ... Complaints by passengers on board the Sea Smooth that their life jackets were hard to get to and difficult to put on have been confirmed after an investigation by the Sunday Morning Post . Teacher and Lamma resident Chris Head, 48, and Yat Man-cheng, 29 - ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Report warns of increased danger due to bigger, faster ferries

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

    ... of the CY Tung International Centre for Maritime Studies. He said the trend for faster, bigger ferries meant that when an accident does happen, the force of the collision is stronger, causing more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Tighter ferry safety laws in wake of tragic crash

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

    ... Passengers may object to officers boarding vessels to run checks, Marine Department chief says; heavy traffic ruled out as cause of disaster Boat owners could be legally required to keep a passenger log and ensure children wear a life jacket when they tak ...




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