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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Grieving families angry they can't see full report on Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:34am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Families say they'll back move to invoke special powers of Legislative Council to get to the truth Grieving relatives angry at access denial to full report Grieving relatives of the 39 people killed in one of Hong Kong's deadliest maritime disasters have accused the government of dragging its feet in the quest to find out who was responsible. Two ...

  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

    ... The government minister responsible for a 430-page report into one of the worst maritime disasters in Hong Kong history- which claimed the lives of 39 people- said the investigation reached officials ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    William Waung- a judge used to speaking his mind

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... records. Yesterday Waung spoke out again, after the government released only part of a 430-page report on an internal investigation into one of Hong Kong's deadliest maritime disasters. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Missing door 'not cause of sinking' in Lamma ferry tragedy

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... of a watertight door did not lead to the rapid sinking of a Hongkong Electric launch that claimed 39 lives in last year's National Day maritime disaster, a retired Marine Department principal ... one and three-quarter minutes from the time of the collision." Wong, who had been with the department for 32 years, disputed Armstrong's view. He said the expert's claim ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Experts insist training must improve in the wake of Lamma ferry disaster

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

    ... for the deadly collision with the Sea Smooth a year ago today. Captain Nigel Pryke, the British maritime expert advising the commission of inquiry into the accident, recommended that more training in radar use be offered to local seafarers. But Captain Tony Yeung Pui-keung, manager of the Maritime Services Training Institute, said the only radar course recognised by the government ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry disaster survivors, families considering civil suit

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Niall Fraser

    ... the families would have to apply for legal aid and hire lawyers privately. The commission of inquiry - appointed by the Chief Executive to look into the cause of the incident, evaluate maritime safety ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry crash inquiry to start next week, Justice Michael Lunn says

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... and a report by British maritime expert Captain Nigel Pryke. But Lunn said the most relevant part of the radar track occupied about five minutes. The report was already available, with the main part ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Hongkong Electric gets new HK$4,500 fine over Lamma IV boat tragedy

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:26am by Thomas Chan

    ... who lost his elder brother and niece in the city's worst maritime disaster since 1971, said: "Even if the fine is set at HK$900 or HK$4,500 or HK$4.5 million, that doesn't ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 ...

  10. 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

    ... Ada Lee and Thomas Chan Industry resistance, bureaucracy and inertia are delaying steps to make ferry travel safer, a year after worst maritime tragedy in decades Slow going on safety ... brother and niece in Hong Kong's worst maritime disaster since 1971, the silence has been deafening. "The government tried to cool down the matter by keeping its mouth shut," Tsui ...




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