Monday, February 16, 2015
Maritime News

Captain Sentenced to Eight Years In Jail Over 2012 Hong Kong Ferry Disaster

The captain of a passenger ferry has been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to eight years in jail for his role in the fatal 2012 Lamma ferry disaster near Hong...

February 16, 2015
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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Two Charged With Manslaughter In Hong Kong Ferry Disaster

HONG KONG, April 11 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police charged two boat captains with manslaughter on Thursday in connection with a ferry collision last year that killed 39 people in...

April 11, 2013
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Crew Involved in Hong Kong Ferry Disaster May Face Manslaughter Charges

The head of a commission tasked with investigating Hong Kong’s worst maritime disaster in a generation ruled Friday that a series of public hearings can begin next week, despite objections from the...

December 7, 2012
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Friday, October 12, 2012

Hong Kong to Tighten Maritime Safety in Wake of Disaster

Ten days after a devastating maritime accident killed 39 people in Hong Kong, the city’s marine department said it has stepped up safety checks of boats and is considering more efforts to...

October 12, 2012
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hong Kong Ferry Crash Highlights Industry’s Woes

HONG KONG—Concerns over long work hours for ferry crews after last week’s deadly crash highlight the difficulty in this Chinese city of attracting new talent to the industry, an unusual...

October 9, 2012
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Friday, October 5, 2012
hong kong ferry search

Hong Kong Mourns as Search is Suspended for Missing Ferry Disaster Victims, Death Toll Rises to 39

HONG KONG–A young girl hospitalized in critical condition after Hong Kong’s worst maritime disaster in a generation succumbed to her injuries late Friday after a four-day fight, raising the death...

October 5, 2012
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Investigators Probe Hong Kong Ferry Disaster

HONG KONG–Investigators are probing a number of possible causes to Hong Kong’s worst maritime disaster in 40 years, including whether the high-speed ferry that collided with a boat packed with...

October 4, 2012
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Hong Kong Ferry Recovered, Photos Reveal Very Powerful Impact [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong recovered the boat that was partially sunk in a crash that killed at least 38 people, and started an inspection to find the cause of the...

October 3, 2012
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Details Trickle In, But Hong Kong Wants Answers

By Te-Ping Chen, Kathy Chu and Isabella Steger HONG KONG–Police arrested seven crew members from boats that collided Monday night in Hong Kong, killing 38 people, including five children, in...

October 2, 2012
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