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Somali pirates seize Thai ship in Indian Ocean

Brussels, Dec 25 (DPA) Pirates early Saturday seized the MV Thor Nexus general cargo ship in the Indian Ocean with its crew of 27 Thai nationals, the European Union’s Atalanta mission reported. The EU Naval Force (NAVFOR) Operation Atalanta said that the 20,377-ton Thai-owned and flagged vessel was pirated about 450 nautical miles northeast of […]Read More

Phuket

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta crewman dies

A crewman on a Phuket King’s Cup Regatta racing yacht was found dead on board the vessel, at anchor off Phuket’s Kata beach, on Wednesday. The man is believed to be a Canadian who was an expat resident of Phuket. Police are still on board the vessel, but there are no indications of suspicious circumstances. […]Read More

Pattaya

Knife used in Pattaya Jetski Scam – Irish Tourist’s Life

PATTAYA: An Irish tourist, on his first visit to Pattaya with two friends, was threatened with a long-bladed knife by one of a group of Thai men who hire out jet skis opposite Mike Shopping Mall. In what is becoming an increasingly common occurrence in Pattaya, certain jet ski operators have taken a leaf out […]Read More

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Recent flood situation in Thailand

BANGKOK, 09 November 2010 (NNT) – Flooding in many areas of the country continues to affect people, especially in Ang Thong Province. In the southern provinces where the water levels have receded, officials have begun a herculean task of rehabilitating the areas. Officers have been busy cleaning up the seaside in Songkhla Province including the […]Read More

Pattaya

Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay,

Tourist speedboat heading to Koh Lan capsizes in Pattaya Bay, Thailand; 20 Korean tourists safe. The MCOT News Agency reported. Fully Ladened Tour Boat Sinks with 19 Korean Tourists Aboard A speedboat carrying 19 Korean tourists and two crew has sunk in the Pattaya Bay on Thursday morning. Sixteen of the tourists have since been […]Read More

Phuket

Oil spill clean-up gets under way off Phuket

A clean-up operation has begun after a ship loaded with 40,000 litres of diesel capsized near Phuket. Nawin Thananet, the 3rd Fleet’s chief of staff, said a helicopter was sent yesterday to survey the oil spill site 12 nautical miles off Phuket. The survey found an oil slick 0.8 kilometres wide and 4.8km long. The […]Read More

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Canada watching for Thai ship suspected of ‘people smuggling’

A Thai cargo ship carrying more than 200 illegal Sri Lankan migrants may be headed for Canada, the National Post is reporting. Canadian authorities are monitoring the vessel which is believed to be British Columbia-bound. Sri Lanka’s Sunday Observer reported over the weekend that the MV Sun Sea was headed for the Canadian coast, not […]Read More

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Hijacked Thailand Fishing Vessel Thai Union 3 Released

08:37 GMT, March 8, 2010 EU NAVFOR can confirm that early this morning a Thailand flagged fishing vessel (Thai Union 3) was released by pirates from the port of Heradeere after the payment of a ransom. The Thai Union 3 was hijacked on 29 October last year about 200 miles north of the Seychelles and […]Read More