Ferry Pernfung 2 with 115 tourists grounded to avoid sinking, Thailand
Ferry Pernfung 2 with 115 tourists on board
intentionally grounded on the coast of Keaw island to avoid sinking in the
afternoon May 28 13, en route from Pi-Pi Island to Phuket Island, Thailand.
Vessel started to take on water, reason unknown, maybe because of reportedly, heavy swell in the area. Ferry made it to the nearest shore, Keaw island, which is situated between Pi-Pi and Phuket. No injures reported, tourists were taken from island and transferred to Phuket by another ferry Pichanon. No details found on both ferries.