The 451 gt high-speed ferry First Ferry III collided with a barge near Chaeung Chau Island, Hong Kong. The First Ferry III had departed from Hong Kong en route to Chaeung Chau Island in dense fog when the ferry starboard hull struck the barge. Thirty passengers were injured with 3in critical condition. No reports of injuries on the barge or the tug pulling it. Reports state the ferry had spotted the barge on radar, but the crew had underestimated its length.
- Hong Kong ferry crash raises fresh safety questions (straitstimes.com)