By: Hung Hsueh-kuang and Louis Liu
All the crew members are believed to be Thai citizens, according to a CGA statement Saturday.
The statement said that a distress signal from the Tuvalu-registered SEATRAN FERRY 12 was received around 10 p.m., and a tugboat reached the scene first to try to pull it to safety.
The tugboat succeeded in connecting a line to the ship, but the mission failed due to rough weather conditions. [FULL STORY]