Thursday, September 23, 2021
cargo ship

Thailand Planning National Shipping Line to Boost Status as Logistics Hub

By Randy Thanthong-Knight (Bloomberg) — Trade-reliant Thailand plans to launch a national shipping company next year to bolster its trade capabilities, reduce transport costs and become a bigger player in global...

September 23, 2021
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
ship crew-change covid19 pandemic

Thailand Eases Ship And Yacht Crew Travel Restrictions

by Orathai Sriring (Reuters) – Thailand on Wednesday further eased coronavirus restrictions and plans to shorten a quarantine period to (assist seafarers and) encourage foreign tourists, an official said. Southeast Asia’s...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 334

Monday, April 22, 2019
Seasteading Arrest

Thai Navy Tows Home Of Fugitive American Seasteader

By Panu Wongcha-um (Reuters) – Thailand’s navy on Monday began towing to shore the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the...

April 22, 2019
Total Views: 34

Friday, July 6, 2018

Dozens Dead After Thai Tourist Boat Capsizes in Rough Seas

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng BANGKOK, July 6 (Reuters) – Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday to search for 23 people missing after a boat carrying Chinese tourists sank,...

July 6, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Maritime News

The Tankship Triangle: Southeast Asia’s Illegal Oil Market

by Henning Gloystein (Reuters) – An alleged oil heist in Singapore that has already led to 20 arrests, the seizure of at least one tanker and allegations that thieves siphoned thousands...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 28

Monday, September 19, 2016
Maritime News

Reckless Piloting, Overcrowding Eyed in Fatal Thai Boat Accident

BANGKOK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – An overcrowded tourist boat carrying Muslim pilgrims was being piloted recklessly before it capsized, killing at least 15 Thai people, officials said on Monday as...

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, February 29, 2016
Maritime News

Abandoned Cruise Ship Ocean Dream Sinks Off Thailand

A cruise ship abandoned by its Chinese owner for over a year has capsized and is leaking oil off the port of Laem Chabang in Thailand. The cruise ship Ocean Dream...

February 29, 2016
Total Views: 526

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Thai Navy Clamps Down On Migrants

A boat crammed with migrants was towed out to sea by the Thai navy and then held up by Malaysian vessels on Saturday, the latest round of “maritime ping-pong” by...

May 16, 2015
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Saturday, July 5, 2014
Maritime News

Guardian Investigation Uncovers Graphic Evidence of Torture at Sea

The Guardian conducted a 6-month investigation into the supply chain that harvests shrimp (prawns) from offshore Thailand and delivers them to major food retailers globally. What they found is highly...

July 5, 2014
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Thursday, April 3, 2014
Maritime News

Bulkers Damaged in Collision Off Thailand

Two bulk carrier were damaged Sunday after the vessels collided off the coast of Pattaya in southern Thailand. Local media reports that the Liberia-flagged MV Anton Topic and the Maltese-flagged...

April 3, 2014
Total Views: 5