510 tonnes of aniline destined for Laos seized at Laem Chabang port

Container truck at Laem Chabang Port, Chonburi

Container truck at Laem Chabang Port, Chonburi province. Photo: Cpl. Wesley Timm / United States Marines Corps.

Thai anti-narcotics and customs officials seized 510.7 tonnes of aniline, contained in 22 tanks and destined for Laos, at the warehouse for dangerous chemicals in Laem Chabang deep-sea port in Chon Buri province on Wednesday.

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Wichai Chaimongkhon, secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, said Friday that the aniline was imported into Thailand by two logistics companies, but without import permits for Category 3 dangerous substances, making it subject to confiscation.

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By Thai PBS World

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