Lamma ferry crash

Thirty-nine people were killed when a boat owned by Hongkong Electric collided with a ferry off Lamma Island on October 1, 2012. The power firm was taking staff to see the National Day fireworks display in Victoria Harbour when disaster struck, plunging more than 100 people into the dark waters. It was the deadliest boat accident in Hong Kong in 40 years.

 
Lamma IV seats fixed to plastic foam

Lamma IV seats fixed to plastic foam

The seats on the upper deck of the Lamma IV ferry carrying the 39 passengers who died in the National Day ferry disaster were not securely fastened, the commission of inquiry into the disaster heard yesterday.