Tags : Fishing


Fisheries Department Will Close Andaman Sea for Fishing for 3

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Department of Fisheries will prohibit fishing in the Andaman Sea off Phuket, Phangnga, Krabi and Trang from April to June in order to allow marine animal populations to recover. Deputy director-general Meesak Pakdeekong said the department will close 5,000 square kilometers of the Andaman Sea in these provinces from April 1 […]Read More


Pattaya chosen as one of the best 9 fishing destinations

Pattaya has been chosen as one of the best 9 fishing destinations in the world for German travellers looking for warmer weather in winter. What’s even better is that despite restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Germans are still able to travel to Thailand at this time. This makes it one of only three places […]Read More


Thai gov’t continues to fight illegal fishing

BANGKOK, 29th April 2018 (NNT) – The government has reiterated its stance against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, assuring the industry that the country will continue to address all concerns of the European Union. Gen Prayut said the government has made significant progress in its effort to stamp out IUU fishing problems since the […]Read More


Alleged illegal boat seized in Samut Sakhon

SAMUT SAKHON, 9 February 2018 (NNT) – Police are preparing to press charges against the owners of the fishing boat, Chotchainavee 35, following a massive catch found at a pier in Samut Sakhon province. Head of Legal Affairs and Litigation Office Pol Lt Gen Charuwat Waisaya interrogated the captain of the Chotchainavee 35, Prawit Kerdsuwan, […]Read More


Government to buy back 1,900 ‘illegal’ fishing trawlers

The government is planning to purchase 1,900 fishing boats from fishermen, to pacify them amid complaints about its tough fisheries policy. According to Defence Ministry spokesman Col Kongcheep Tantravanich, the steering committee devising the government’s fisheries policy, has agreed in principle to buy boats as a placatory gesture. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE […]Read More


Fishery industry faces acute labour shortage

Members of the fishery industry have lamented a labor shortage of up to 74,000 people with as many as 4,000 ships docked due to a lack of workers, saying discussions are to be held with Myanmar to attract immigrant laborers, the National News Bureau of Thailand reported Monday. According to NNT, this was revealed by […]Read More