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Hong Kong ferry disaster: Captain convicted of manslaughter

  • The captain of a ferry that crashed into another boat in 2012, resulting in the death of 39 people, has been convicted of manslaughter in Hong Kong. 

    Lai Sai-ming, the captain of the Sea Smooth ferry which was involved in the collision, has also been held guilty of endangering other people's safety at sea.

    Chow Chi-wai, the other boat’s captain, has been acquitted of manslaughter. But the Lamma IV captain has also been found guilty of endangering safety of others.

      

    Tagged as: Hong Kong ferry disaster, manslaughter, Lai Sai-ming, Sea Smooth, Chow Chi-wai, Lamma IV captain, world news