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Siu a Chau

Two bodies found in sunken boat, one missing

The bodies of two of the three people missing after a sampan sank off Lantau on Thursday were found in the boat on the seabed yesterday. The search for a 70-year-old man was continuing last night, the Marine Department said.

Saturday, 20 October, 2007, 12:00am

One body found in sunken boat, two missing

The body of a woman, one of three people missing after a sampan sank off Lantau on Thursday, was found in the boat on the seabed yesterday. The search for another woman and man was continuing last night, the Marine Department said. The body was discovered at 5.30pm after a hydrographic survey boat located the sunken sampan. Police were trying to establish the woman's identity last night.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Worried about planned radioactive dump

I understand the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) is in the process of preparing draft maps of the proposed Southwest Lantau Marine Park and Soko Islands Marine Park.

19 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Crew seized

Eight crew of a mainland fishing boat were held by Marine Police west of Siu A Chau who seized 50 tonnes of unmanifested oil.

28 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Waste plan

PLANS were announced for dredging of the sea-bed, construction of seawalls, slipways and piers, and reclamation work at Sum Wan, Siu A Chau, to provide marine access to a new low-level radioactive waste storage facility.

15 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Divers check submerged dredger

DIVERS yesterday inspected the partially submerged dredger Hang Jun 9 in anticipation of efforts to salvage the 87-metre vessel.

The ship is about three kilometres metres west of Siu A Chau with its stern under water.

Marine Department officials are awaiting a statement from the ship's master.

22 May 1993 - 12:00am

Shipping Accident

THE master and 24 crew abandoned a dredger after it began taking in water west of Siu A Chau last night.

The crew of the 87-metre Hong Chun No 9 boarded three tugboats and a rescue vessel and were last night trying to save the dredger.

21 May 1993 - 12:00am