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Thai Government Considers Setting up National Maritime Navigation Shipping Line

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Transport Ministry is considering a plan to set up a “National Maritime Navigation Line,” which would be created as an affiliate of the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT). Minister Saksayam Chidchob said the shipping line would boost infrastructure deployment for the government’s southern land bridge and Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) schemes […]Read More

Pattaya

Crew Members Hospitalised After Blaze on Cargo Ship At Laem

CHONBURI, May 25 (TNA) – About 25 crew members, working on a cargo ship were hospitalised this morning after a container aboard the ill-fated ship caught fire while it was anchoring at Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri. Some 10 firefighting trucks rushed to the port to contain the blaze but poor visibility prevented the […]Read More

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Port Authority of Thailand director quits post

Officials of the Port Authority of Thailand rallied in front of the head office’s building in Klong Toey Friday afternoon after they learned that their director, Mr Sutthinant Hatthawong, has resigned. It was reported that the PAT board had approved the director’s resignation although it was still unclear what prompted him to quit abruptly. Full […]Read More

Phuket

Cabinet agrees to develop Phuket port for cruise ships

BANGKOK, 28 July 2015 (NNT) – The Cabinet has given the green light to the improvement of Phuket Deep Seaport in order to enable the facility to accommodate bigger cruise ships while also considering the construction of a similar port either in Krabi or Samui. Following the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Government Spokesperson Maj Gen Sansern […]Read More

Pattaya

Three tonnes of African elephant tusks seized at Laem Chabang

BANGKOK, 27 April 2015 (NNT) – Customs officials at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi have seized three more tonnes of African elephant tusks worth over THB200 million. Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment acting as Chairman of CITES Standing Committee of Thailand, announced the seizure at a press conference also attended […]Read More

Pattaya

Laem Chabang gas leak affects 26 students in Chonburi

BANGKOK, 17 July 2014 (NNT) – A gas leak reportedly took place on Thursday at the Laem Chabang pier in Chon Buri province, sending 26 affected students in a nearby school to hospital. The smell of chemicals at the gas leak area made police officers close the surrounding roads to prevent people from entering the […]Read More

Phuket

Port closed, yachts beached as storm lashes Phuket

PHUKET: Local authorities this morning ordered Phuket Rassada Port closed as strong wind and waves lashed the coast and driving rain wreaked havoc with motorists across the island. Hundreds of tourists waited dockside as the ban took effect, as Rassada Port, located on the east side of Phuket Town, is a major jump-off point for […]Read More

Phuket

Myanmar Navy ships dock at Phuket port

PHUKET, 21 February 2013 (NNT) – Myanmar Navy ships for the first time in 18 years berthed at Thai port on Wednesday, reflecting closer ties between the two countries. Myanmar Navy ships paid a visit to Phuket to mark 65 years of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Myanmar. The 2 vessels, UMS 561 and UMS […]Read More