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For two days after the collision which sank his ship, Neftegaz-67 captain Yuri Kulemesin said he did not change out of the seawater-soaked T-shirt he was wearing when he abandoned ship.
'After the crash, there was only one thing on our minds - saving those who remained on board,' he told the Sunday Morning Post.30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
The captain of a tugboat that sank a week ago off Tuen Mun has told of the crew's doomed effort to avert disaster following a collision in fog.
Yuri Kulemesin said most of the crew were caught below deck when it sank because they had tried until the last second to save the vessel.30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Cultural baggage2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Endless blue skies and good career prospects lured Kenneth Kwok Kar-him, a deck cadet, to a challenging career at sea24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
The world's oldest ocean-going passenger ship, the MV Doulos, cruises into Victoria Harbour for a month's stay to showcase its worldwide floating book fair. Manned by 320 volunteers from more than 50 countries, the Doulos, built in 1914, will be berthed at Ocean Terminal until October 7. The book fair features 6,000 titles, including 200 in Chinese.11 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
The world's oldest ocean-going passenger ship will be making its eighth and possibly last visit to the city next week for a month-long stay to showcase the world's largest floating book fair.6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
When the first phase of Hong Kong's new cruise terminal opens at the former Kai Tak airport site in 2012, Victoria Harbour will be capable of accommodating up to five cruise liners at any one time.10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Professor John Reich has told Queen Mary 2 cruise passengers Hong Kong is a hopeless place to dine, and that The Peak and Museum of Art are not worth seeing. Is he right? Tell us your views.4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
'The problem arises when those who control resources use their power to achieve their desired outcome.'
Professor Paul Morris,
HK Institute of Education
IS THIS ANY DIFFERENT from saying that he who pays the piper calls the tune? Try as I might, I just cannot see why it should be thought a problem. It seems to me to be the natural state of things.2 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Despite the less than favourable environs, almost 400 Hong Kong and mainland passengers joined the Queen Mary 2 cruise yesterday.
The ship entered Hong Kong early yesterday via the East Lamma Channel and departed for Singapore at 7pm.1 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Officials hope new facilities will lure more operators
The government hopes the development of terminal facilities at the former Kai Tak airport site by 2012 will encourage more cruise operators to include the city on itineraries and base their ships here permanently.1 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Passengers on the super-luxury liner Queen Mary 2 looking forward to experiencing Hong Kong tomorrow morning will disembark amid stacks of containers at Kwai Chung.
The world's largest passenger liner, which is on its maiden global cruise, has to tie up there because of its mammoth size - 23 storeys high and stretching 345 metres from bow to stern.27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Hongkongers join inaugural world cruise of Queen Mary 2
Forty Hongkongers have forked over as much as HK$80,000 each for a two-week package tour aboard the Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger liner ever built.7 Feb 2007 - 12:00am