EV boat in Bangkok

Bangkok to Launch On-Demand Electric Boat Taxi Service

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to launch a new on-demand electric boat taxi service in July, enhancing the city’s transportation options and boosting tourism. The service, managed by Krung Thep Thanakom Co (KT), the BMA’s business arm, will initially operate in Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem and its branching canals. The service will later expand to major canals such as Khlong Lat Phrao, allowing passengers to hail a boat via a dedicated app, with fares calculated based on the travel distance.

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KT is currently in discussions with electric boat manufacturers to finalize the design and pricing of six- to ten-seat vessels. Initially, two prototype boats will be used during the trial phase in July.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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