Artikel tagged “boat”

  • Fishing worker reported hanged on returning boat

    Fishing worker reported hanged on returning boat

    FILE PHOTO The skipper of a fishing boat has reported to police that one of his workers allegedly hanged himself on the boat as it returned to Songkhla fishing pier last night (Monday).

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    Cargo boat from Phuket hits rocks off Koh Phi Phi

    A cargo boat travelling from Phuket suffered engine failure, was hit by waves and ended up stuck on rocks off Koh Phi Phi in Krabi this morning (August 23). Officials from the Hat Nopparat Thara National Park were called at 10.30am to inform them that a cargo boat name ‘Salinee’ had engine failure and was found drifting near Laem Tong on Koh Phi Phi. A tour boat from the Andaman Wave Company was used to tow the cargo boat off the rocks

  • Whale shark sighted off Phuket

    Whale shark sighted off Phuket

    A whale shark was sighted off Ao Tue in Koh Racha yesterday (August 17). Videos and pictures posted by a personal facebook page ‘Saran Hassaya’ have been shared widely in social media. Videos and photos were taken yesterday by female tour guide Kristsada Sukjacharee who is also a dive instructor of the ‘Blue Corner’ tour boat company and a volunteer with Go Eco Phuket Club

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    Rise of the Phoenix – sunken tour boat to be raised today

    Attempts to salvage the Phoenix  have been struggling with the recent strong winds and waves. It’s hoped that the boat will be raised by the end of today (August 14). The owner of  Phoenix  failed to recover their boat after it sank on July 5, which resulted in 47 Chinese tourists drowning

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    Phoenix owner fails to meet deadline to salvage the boat

    PHOTO: Director General of the Marine Department Jirut Wisanjit The owner of Phoenix has failed to recover their boat, after it sank on July 6 killing 47 Chinese tourists. The boat company will now be sued for salvage expenses estimated to be around 10 million baht. Director General of the Marine Department Jirut Wisanjit flew down to Phuket from Bangkok to follow up the recovery arrangements for the Phoenix .

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    Marine talkfest to ensure better marine safety in Phuket

    A meeting was held this morning (July 23) at the Chalong Pier. The meeting was led by Navy chief of staff Admiral Pichet Tannaset who was determined to follow through with measures that would ensure marine safety – better controlling tour boats in Phuket in order to prevent marine accidents. Admiral Pichet says, “We don’t have direct power to enforce the law but we have seen many problems emerge from this boat tragedy.” “We want see vastly improved passenger management at all ports as soon as possible.

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    Thrills and spills – Day Two of Multihull Solutions Regatta

    Nineteen knots of wind in Ao Chalong greeted competitors as they sailed out to compete in day two of the Multihull Solutions Regatta. Armchair pundits were hedging their bets as to which boats would be damaged by heavy winds. Some thought the Corsair Pulses, who have been a touch fragile in heavy weather, might be in trouble, but the Pulses held strong

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    Divers recovering the last body from ‘Phoenix’

    A body, a passenger on ‘Phoenix’ when the boat sank last Thursday and found stuck and unable to be removed by divers, is hopefully going to be recovered today.

  • ‘Phoenix’ to be salvaged as important evidence

    ‘Phoenix’ to be salvaged as important evidence

    The ‘Phoenix’ is to be salvaged in order to help find the one remaining missing passenger as well as another body which has been stuck in the boat, unable to be recovered by divers. The boat is to be salvaged from its current location 45 metres underwater, south-west of Phuket island.

  • “Careless captain may be the cause of boat explosion,” Krabi Police

    “Careless captain may be the cause of boat explosion,” Krabi Police

    The Krabi Governor held a meeting yesterday to discuss about marine safety with the boat companies and tourism companies in the wake of Sunday’s boat explosion off Koh Phi Phi Ley.