Tags : NGV


BMTA opens auction process for NGV buses

BANGKOK, 24 August 2017 (NNT) – The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has begun accepting applications to join an auction for the acquisition of 489 NGV buses, noting that Beslin Group can still apply despite its blacklisting from a prior project. BMTA President Nuttachat Jarujinda said a recent a meeting of the authority’s board agreed […]Read More


BMTA terminates contract with Bestlin Group

BANGKOK, 13 April 2017 (NNT) – The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has canceled its contract with Bestlin Group, claiming that the company was unable to deliver 489 NGV buses on time. Deputy Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Transport Somsak Hommoung, who is currently serving as an acting BMTA director, said the procurement contract […]Read More


NGV bus importer to remove 1 bus from customs for

BANGKOK, 30 December 2016 (NNT) – The subsidiary of Bestlin Group handling the acquisition of NGV buses for the government has hand in documentation to seek to the release of one of the buses from Laemchabang Port, indicating it is ready to place 3.7 million baht as collateral for the vehicle. Deputy Director-General of the […]Read More


Customs say Bestrin Group admits the first 100 NGV buses

Bestrin Group, the successful bidder to supply a fleet of 489 NGV buses to Bangkok Mass Transit Authority, has admitted that the first lot of 100 buses which are held up at Laem Chabang deep-sea port were imported from China and not assembled in Malaysia as earlier claimed by the company, said Customs Department chief […]Read More


Bestlin Group says NGV buses acquired legally

BANGKOK, 9th December 2016 (NNT) – Bestlin Group Chairman Kanit Sriwachiraprapha has insisted that the acquisition of 489 NGV buses was done legally. Kanit said at a press conference that his company was the rightful importer of NGV buses from Malaysia according to a contract he made with the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority. His company […]Read More


First lot of NGV buses arrived at Laem Chabang deep-sea

The first lot of 99 Chinese-made natural gas-powered (NGV) buses have arrived at Laem Chabang deep-sea port and will be put on service for Bangkok’s bus commuters by the New Year. Bestrin Group which won the 3,389 million baht deal to procure a total of 489 NGV buses for Bangkok Mass Transit Authority took members […]Read More


Transport Company purchases 489 NGV buses

BANGKOK, 30 September 2016 (NNT) – Transport Company has signed on to purchase new air-conditioned Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) buses to serve Bangkok starting this December. Minister of Transport Omsin Cheewapruek chaired the signing of the contract to buy 489 NGV buses worth 3.389 billion baht from Bestrin Group Ltd. Full story: NNT Reporter: Itiporn […]Read More


NGV bus project concessionaire alleged of irregularities

BANGKOK, 5 August 2016 (NNT) – Complaints over irregularities have been filed against the company that obtained the concession for the NGV bus procurement project from the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA). A letter of complaint, coupled with documentary evidence, has been submitted to the Auditor General by Mr Karin Chayawisut, a representative of JVCC […]Read More