Tags : Vessel


Illegal Vietnamese Fishing Boats caught off the coast of Sattahip

In an operation led by the Royal Thai Navy Coastguard Division, who are responsible for Policing the waters around the Gulf of Thailand, 3 boats and 30 Vietnamese Fisherman were detained on Sunday afternoon, accused of illegally fishing in Thailand. Vietnamese Fishing Vessels are a constant headache for the Thai authorities and in the last […]Read More


Phuket King’s Cup Regatta begins

PHUKET: The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is once more putting on a spectacular display of the finest sailing talent, with a total of 168 boats entering from over 35 countries, each striving to win the ‘must-have’ racing trophy of Asia. Beginning today and continuing through to this Saturday, December 8, the full complement of classes […]Read More


Search continues for killer Phi Phi speedboat

PHUKET: Krabi Police are still working to identify vessels that were at Tonsai Beach on Phi Phi Island when a French tourist was killed while snorkeling in the area on August 18. Police suspect a fast-moving speedboat struck and killed French national Olivier Raymond Philippe Jannequin. The police report into Mr Jannequin’s death included a […]Read More


Foreign Ministry helping kidnapped Thai crew in Nigeria

BANGKOK, Aug 7 – Thailand’s foreign ministry is coordinating with several agencies to help a Thai crewman kidnapped by pirates who hijacked his ship off the Nigerian coast, according to ministry spokesperson Thani Thongphakdi. Mr Thani, who heads Department of Information, said the ministry could name the Thai but would not reveal his name at […]Read More


Customs Dept intercepted smugglers of 230000 liters of oil off

PHUKET, 12 July 2012 (NNT) – The Customs Department has successfully intercepted an attempt to smuggle oil worth several millions of baht into Thailand. Director of Investigation and Suppression Bureau Rakop Srisupaat said on Wednesday that the Customs Department has joined the Royal Thai Army Region 4 in arresting a Thai-national oil tanker called “Nok […]Read More


No casualties as barge sinks in Chao Phraya river

A barge carrying a backhoe sank early yesterday in the middle of Chao Phraya River in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng district. There were no casualties. The accident happened 40 metres off the Phuchao Saming Prai shore of Wat Laem about half an hour past midnight. Read more: The Nation By The NationRead More


Thai Navy Detonates Two New Anti Submarine Mines Off Sattahip

The Thai naval research & development team showed off it’s latest powerful anti submarine mines: the MI9 and MI11 models. The detonation test took place in the Sattahip bay area. SATTAHIP – March 29,2012 [PDN]; Rear Admiral Leurchai Commander of the Mine Squadron and his research team brought two new naval mines each containing 50 […]Read More


Three Vietnamese fishing boats impounded in Thai territorial waters

SONGKHLA, Jan 18 – The Thai navy impounded three Vietnamese fishing boats for intruding into Thai territorial waters on Wednesday. After being informed by a Thai fishing boat that about ten Vietnamese fishing boats intruded into Thai territorial waters, a Royal Thai Navy patrol vessel and reconnaissance aircraft entered the area and found the Vietnamese […]Read More