Tags : Vessel


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


Foreign vessel with COVID-19 infected crew anchored off Songkhla

SONGKHLA: The “Boa Deep C”, a Norwegian-flagged offshore support vessel carrying six crewmen infected with Covid-19, has been ordered to stay anchored off Ko Nu island in this southern province, Rear Admiral Pokkrong Monthatphalin said on Saturday. R/Adm Pokkrong, the spokesman for the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (Thai-MECC), said the vessel had been anchored […]Read More


China Passes Law Allowing Coastguard to Use Force against Foreign

China passed a new law Friday granting its coast guard more leeway in asserting Chinese claims in the contested South China Sea and authorizing the use of force against foreign vessels. The National People’s Congress passed the Coast Guard Law of the People’s Republic of China to help the China Coast Guard defend “national sovereignty, […]Read More


Phoenix out of the water ready for forensic inspection

PHUKET, 20th November 2018 (NNT) – Authorities have successfully lifted the boat Phoenix out of the water at Ratanachai Slipway so that it may be further inspected. Ratanachai Slipway workers in Phuket province have begun preparations for it to be inspected by forensic agents. Heavy security has been instigated around the vessel with soldiers working […]Read More


Singapore crane to raise Phoenix from Phuket seabed

PHUKET: A floating crane is due to arrive from Singapore on Friday to take over the salvage of the tour boat Phoenix, which sank in July and 47 Chinese tourists drowned. The arrival of the Singapore team follows the failure of locally hired Spitz Tech Co Ltd to complete the salvage. Full story: Bangkok Post […]Read More


Phuket fishing boat rescues sunken Burmese vessel

PHUKET: A Phuket-bound fishing boat rescued 15 crew members of a sunken Burmese vessel yesterday afternoon. The boat was carrying cargo from Penang, Malaysia to Myeik, Burma. The crew left on May 18 and were due to arrive on Saturday, but their boat was wrecked after experiencing stormy weather and strong waves near Racha Noi […]Read More


Pair nabbed after pirates attack Thai fishing vessel

Malaysian authorities yesterday recovered a Thai-flagged fishing boat and arrested two suspected pirates after the vessel was attacked and six of the crew were thrown into the sea off the coast of Satun. Following a request by the Thai Marine Police Division to help locate the hijacked boat, Malaysian authorities yesterday spotted the vessel near […]Read More


Two Vietnamese vessels seized

Two Vietnamese fishing vessels, equipped with destructive fishing gear, were seized and 11 crewmen arrested for illegally fishing in Thai waters off Narathiwat on Saturday. Marine police stopped the two boats 20 nautical miles off the southern provinces at 10am on Saturday following a tip-off that foreign vessels were illegally catching fish in Thai waters. […]Read More