Hong Kong officials face ferry disaster trial

The Maritime Executive has a new article titled “Hong Kong officials face ferry disaster trial” in which they report on the latest development regarding criminal prosecutions in Hong Kong related to the 2012 collision between the high speed ferry SEA SMOOTH and the recreational vessel LAMMA IV resulting in the deaths of 39 people, including 8 children, and 92 injured. So far, the captain of the SEA SMOOTH was sentenced to 8 years in jail and the captain of the LAMMA IV was sentenced to 9 months in prison. The article is at this link.

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