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  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Marine Science and Environmental Engineering (MAROCENET 2015) will be held in Phuket, Thailand. The conference will be held over three days (June 9, 10 and 11), with paper presentations from the international community of authors, including presentations from keynote speakers. MAROCENET aims to be a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners […]

  • 28 June 2012

    APM Terminals will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market, which now accounts for nearly one out of three TEUs (by equity share) handled in the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network, by opening a new regional headquarters office in Singapore, allowing the Shanghai office to concentrate on China and Japan as […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Somsak Piriyayotha, a coastal and mangrove resources specialist, recently chaired a discussion forum in order to find a solution to the coastal erosion problem in 23 coastal provinces. Mrs. Somsri Awagiat, the Coastal Management Policy and Planning Division Director, explained that the coastal erosion problem has worsened globally, and in Thailand the Department of […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have been awarded by Premier Oil in Indonesia; Chevron, through Baker Hughes, in the Gulf of Thailand; BHP, through Fugro, in Western Australia and by […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Science Minister Plodprasob Surassawadee, the chairman of the Water and Flood Management Commission, criticized the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failing to prevent the flooding in the Central region and the South. “It is necessary that relevant authorities urgently dredge the sewage pipes and improve the drainage network,” Plodprasob said. According to the BMA Drainage […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Social Development and Human Security Minister Santi Prompat has expressed his confidence that unless the amount of rain this year is higher than last year, Bangkok will not be inundated. Speaking of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security’s project to relocate residents, whose homes were built over the canals, Mr. Santi has already […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured that the government can handle the water situation this year, adding that people will be able to see a clearer picture of the water management plans in all areas by the end of this month. After several areas in Thailand have experienced rain over the week, many people are […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in the North and the Central Plains to brace for flash floods and forest runoffs during the next two days. The agency received a weather alert by the Meteorological Department which forecasted heavy rains in 13 provinces including Tak, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Phrae. In […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to coconutsbangkok.com, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, LLC, a world class manufacturer of portable cutter suction dredges was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to join twelve other U.S. companies on a trade mission to the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand in September 2013. Charles Sinunu, International Sales Director for DSC Dredge, as well as DSC local representatives in […]

  • 5 July 2012

    Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has assured that Bangkok and key economic zones will not be flooded this year. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today presided over the meeting of Water Resources Management and Flood Control Committee, with Mr Plodprasop and other flood-related agencies in attendance. During the meeting, Ms Yingluck instructed the Hydrographic Department […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials have gone down to carry out canal dredging and waste removal operations in the Buddha Monthon Sai 4 Road area. BMA Deputy Permanent-Secretary Mr. Sanya Cheenimitr attended a campaign that focuses on cleaning up canals in order to improve their drainage capacities. The event was organized by the Thawee Watthana […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Agriculture Minister has inspected parts of the state-initiated flood prevention projects, which are said to be progressing as planned. Agriculture Minister Theera Wongsamut joined Chainat Governor Chamlong Phosuk and officials from related offices as well as the Office of Royal Irrigation 10, on Wednesday, in the inspection of the levee improvement projects in Chainat […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Director General of the Royal Irrigation Department, Lertwiroj Gowattana, has visited Chai Nat to inspect canal dredging operations aimed at creating more water storage areas in the province. The dredging operations are being conducted around two areas of swamp land in Han Kha District. Officials are also overseeing the digging of smaller canals around […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned that all districts of the capital will be hit by heavy rainstorms during September 19 and 20 which may cause widespread flooding. Deputy Bangkok governor Sanya Cheenimitr said dredging works have been carried out in major canals and sewers, and water pumps have been installed in preparation for the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has expressed concerns about the national water situation and again advised all departments to be prepared for any emergency situations. Today, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, NCPO’s chief, attended the national administration meeting and expressed concerns on developments in water storage recently. He ordered every sector to be prepared […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several provinces in the southern region are still faced with floods. In Huay Yot district of Trang, a rockslide sent large rocks crashing onto a temple building used to store small Buddha images and kitchenware, damaging the articles kept inside. The rocks came hurtling down just 10 meters from a housing building occupied by monks […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ayutthaya Province is holding public hearing concerning the central river basin and water administration measures, focusing on Bang Ban and Bang Sai water-distribution canal dredging. The Director of Ayutthaya Provincial Irrigation Project has announced that the Royal Irrigation Department has prepared a workshop on the topic of ‘Central River Basin and Water Administration Measures’ for […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Marine Department has stepped up its measures to prevent encroachment on public waters after officials discovered several cases of the offense in the Chaophraya and the Pahsak Chonlasit Rivers. Director of the Marine Department Region 2 office, Wilawan Siringampen, disclosed that her agency had adopted several measures to prevent the encroachment on public […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Additional ferry trips are being provided for people traveling between mainland Surat Thani province and the popular island of Koh Samui as a protest by local fishermen partially obstructs the ferry traffic. Since yesterday, fishermen from Don Sak district of Surat Thani have been demonstrating at the entrance of Seatran Ferry Pier to demand compensation […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed her concerns over the flood crisis in the South of Thailand while instructing related agencies to monitor the water levels and find protective measures to ease the plight of southern residents. Ms. Yingluck has instructed the Thai National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage to consult with the Ministry of […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portable Flood Wall is a benchmark for improved flood management schemes in Ayutthaya. High-level provincial officials of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province yesterday revealed that Panan Cherng Wora Wiharn Temple( วัดพนัญเชิง ) in Ayutthaya is in the process of constructing a flood wall at the cost of 148 million baht alloted by the Department of […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Like Bangkok and other provinces in the central region, Chiang Mai Province in the North has prepared to dredge canals as well. Local military personnel have been assigned to get rid of water hyacinths, which are densely populated in Mae Kha Canal, to clear the waterway. The move is expected to help prevent overflow of […]

  • 10 March 2011

    Erosion of the sandy beach at the centre of the resort city of Pattaya has been moving at a fast, severe pace, and some parts of the… More info: (pattayadailynews) [mappress] Source: pattayadailynews, March 10, 2011    

  • 31 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has revealed that she will personally inspect construction works in upstream, mid-stream, and downstream provinces which are part of the flood prevention measures in June. Speaking after the closing ceremony of a canal dredging project at Klong Sanamchai in the capital, Prime Minister Yingluck said that 50 percent of the planned […]