Published: Jun 28, 2022
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa will declare Thailand’s standpoint in the conservation and administration of marine and coastal resources to ensure sustainable and balanced usage on Tuesday (June 28) at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
Published: Mar 24, 2022
The Marine Department has jumped onboard with the private sector to operate electric boats on five routes in Bangkok and some other provinces this year, department deputy director-general Phuripat Theerakulpisut said.
Published: Feb 22, 2022
The Marine Department is confident that the implementation of a plan by the beleaguered Star Petroleum Refining (SPRC) Plc to seal leaks in its undersea pipeline off Rayong and siphon 12,000 litres of oil off the pipe, will help prevent further leaks.
Published: Feb 12, 2022
The Marine Department is investigating another oil spill off the coast of Rayong that was reportedly caused when Star Petroleum Refining Plc (SPRC) moved the underwater pipeline at its single point mooring (SPM). The same pipeline caused a massive oil spill on January 25.
Published: Jan 13, 2022
The Marine Department, in its capacity as Thai government’s representative, recently attended the 19th Joint Committee on Coordination of Commercial Navigation on the Lancang-Mekong River among China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand (JCCCN), which is hosted by China this year.
Published: Dec 09, 2021
The Marine Department is working on coastal development to promote tourism by starting to improve beaches, adding sand to a width of 50 metres and a length of 3.5km, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Thursday after monitoring progress of the project and encroachment in Chonburi province.
Published: Aug 05, 2021
The Marine Department has increased screening measures for vehicles entering Phuket via sea channels at all piers in the province in line with measures to prevent imported cases that could affect the sandbox programme, director-general Witthaya Thamuang said on Wednesday.