Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Marine dept to submit ferry disaster report in March
(02-27 19:09)

The new Director of Marine, Michael Wong Wai-lun, says the department will report to the Transport Bureau on an internal departmental investigation over the Lamma ferry disaster at the end of March.
Thirty nine people were killed when two ferries collided off the Lamma Island on National Day in 2012.
Wong was asked whether his predecessor, Francis Liu Hon-por, would answer legislators questions if he's summoned. He said if invited, Liu would consider attending, adding the government would also assign relevant officials to answer lawmakers' questions.
The government earlier ordered a commission of inquiry to look into the tragedy, which had last April sternly criticized the department for oversight, but no officials had been held responsible. --RTHK
   
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