Tags : Vessel


Fishing vessels threaten to stop fishing next month

Fishery associations threatened to stop fishing next month if the government fails to relax some of the strict measures enforced on fishing vessels following the European Union’s planned boycott of Thailand’s fish exports if it does not resolve its Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing practises. The threat was revealed as representatives from more than […]Read More


Thai Navy to deploy 7 vessels to assist Rohingyas

PHUKET: Vice-Admiral Sayan Prasongsamrej, Commander of the Royal Thai Navy’s Third Naval Area, explained today (May 26) how the Thai Navy will be used to find Rohingya refugee ships in Thai waters and help them. Seven ships will be deployed, he said, naming them as HTMS Angthong, a landing platform dock ship, which will act […]Read More


‘Indonesian’ pirates raid Thai vessel for tonnes of fuel

PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy is on the lookout for sword and gun toting pirates, thought to be of Indonesian origin, who had allegedly raided a Thai vessel in the Strait of Malacca on Friday evening (February 13), and made way with a substantial amount of fuel before placing TNT explosives on the ship’s bridge. […]Read More


Phuket rescue launched for Bangladeshi cargo ship

PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy has launched an air-sea rescue effort to recover the missing crew from Bangladeshi cargo ship MV Hope after the vessel capsized in heavy seas south of Phuket early this morning. The MV Hope, registered at 97 meters long, started taking on water in heavy seas at about 1:10am, reported Capt […]Read More


Greenpeace vessel ‘Esperanza’ arrives Bangkok

SAMUT PRAKAN, June 26 – The Esperanza, the latest and largest vessel in the environmental activist organisation Greenpeace fleet has moored at Bangkok Port in Khlong Toei and will be open for public visits from tomorrow through Sunday. More than 50 trawlers in Samut Prakan downriver from the Thai capital welcomed the environmental campaign ship […]Read More


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