Padang Padang Shipwreck Still On The Reef

by The Editors on July 18, 2008


The stories surrounding the Taiwanese fishing vessel Ho Tsai Fa No.18 (which looks not unlike the pirate ship from The Life Aquatic) are getting stranger and stranger as the days roll on, according to

Police have described the vessel as a crime scene, confirming its captain may have been murdered. Taiwanese investigators have arrived in Bali to carry out their own inquiry. . . . A flotilla of small fishing boats failed to refloat the 35-metre fishing vessel yesterday and Thursday. It is believed surfing companies [Rip Curl?] and the boat’s owner paid cash to local officials to hire a powerful tugboat, but it never appeared.

Click the link for the rest of this continuing story.


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