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  • 2 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called a meeting of the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee in order to follow up on the progress of water management projects. The meeting is intended to monitor the progress of the approved water resources management projects which have been assigned to various corresponding agencies. These projects are […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Army Region 1 Commander Lieutenant General Udomdej Sitabutr said the canal dredging in 7 districts of Bangkok will be completed by the end of May. Lt-Gen Udomdej said after his inspection of the work that he was proud with the military efforts in helping dredge the canals across many areas of the capital city and […]

  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced plan to inspect the Royal Thai Army’s canal dredging activities in Bangkok on Wednesday through Friday. Also this week, Plodprasob Surassawadi, the Science Minister, will reveal the progress of the government’s flood-prevention preparations. According to The Nation, flooding in Tak’s Mae Sot district, which has prompted Governor Suriya Prasartbundit […]

  • 17 November 2011

    The Bangkok governor says canals in the western part of the city must be dredged to increase drainage capacity…   (thailandoutlook) [mappress] Source: thailandoutlook, November 17, 2011;

  • 25 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed progress in its flood prevention effort while expressing concerns over incomplete dredging operations at some major canals in Bangkok. BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said in his statement concerning the flood prevention operation in Bangkok that floodwalls have been repaired and reinforced at 5 spots along the Chao […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Authorities in Chiang Mai Province have inspected the banks of the Ping River to talk with trespassers and have them move out before the start of river dredging to alleviate flooding problems along the river.  The board will take about three months to observe the flow and characteristics of the river and talk with people […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Ranong provincial administration is requesting a budget of 295 million baht for the development of Ranong Port to boost local economy, at the upcoming mobile Cabinet meeting. Peerasak Hinmuangkao, governor of Ranong, said that the Ranong port was built nearly 50 years ago and is in need of restoration. Work would include alterations to the […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Vessels

    Dredge Brokers LLC announces the availability of the TSHD “W.D. Fairway”, a 35,508 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The W.D. “Fairway” was built in 1997 in the Verolme Shipyard in Holland. In 2003, she was lengthened and strengthened at the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore, converting her into largest Mega Hopper Dredge of the time by […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been briefed by the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee on the progress in various flood prevention projects while assuring that the deadlines will be met. Prime Minister Yingluck said her recent meeting with the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee was for her to be reported on […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to present a long-term solution to prevent future floods in Bangkok to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Seventeen projects will be proposed to the NCPO in a bid to maximize the effectiveness of the existing flood control system. These projects have been hand-picked from 66 […]

  • 13 July 2011

    Incoming Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced that her Pheu Thai-led government will push forward three mega projects including… (thaifinancialpost) [mappress] Source: thaifinancialpost, July 13, 2011;

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Water and Floods Management Committee Plodprasop Suraswadi has proposed a plan to build a reservoir to absorb water in 3 municipal areas in Prachin Buri Province as a long term solution to floods. He stated that the current flood situation in the province was manageable, and that the […]

  • 3 July 2012

    According to Port Technology, residents have called on the Thai government to postpone studies into the expansion of Laem Chabang Port amid growing environmental concerns. The news follows the proposal put forward by the Transport Ministry to invest as much as 120-billion-baht to further expand the Chon Buri port over the next seven years. Port […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Prime Minister has instructed officials in all flood-prone provinces to complete all state-initiated flood prevention projects by each respective deadline. PM Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed satisfaction over the 4-day official inspection trip to upstream, midstream and downstream areas, which ended on Thursday. The PM said that she found that all related provincial governors have […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Deputy Minister of Transport Kittisakdi Hathasongkorh recently vowed to support plans to expand Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, which have run aground over its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.   By Chutharat Plerin (phuketgazette) [mappress] Source: phuketgazette, December 19, 2011;

  • 13 June 2012

    On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention […]

  • 20 September 2011

    The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry plans to build another canal to drain water from the Chao Phraya River to the sea to prevent … (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, September 20, 2011;

  • 2 March 2012

    Army Chief General Prayuth Chan-Ocha said that the canal dredging operation undertaken by military personnel in Bangkok is schedule to finish by May, in time for the rainy season. General Prayuth yesterday was on hand to welcome Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the canal dredging site in Bang Khae District, Bangkok, where she was to […]

  • 31 October 2011

    The Phuket Deep Sea Port is to receive a B176-million expansion to allow it to take more ships and to provide a classier entry for… (thephuketnews) [mappress] Source: thephuketnews, October 31, 2011;

  • 1 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has told all agencies to integrate their works in water management for an effective flood prevention plan. During the meeting to follow up on national water management plan, the premier urged all agencies to work in unison and utilize the same strategy and information. Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The mobile Cabinet recently approved in principle investment projects in the North worth about Bt400 billion while the government plans to…   By Wichit Chaitrong (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, January 16, 2012;

  • 22 March 2012

    The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has estimated that the canal dredging project in western Bangkok will help increase the floodwater release capacity by 30%. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk inspected the canal dredging project in Thawi Watthana district. The Department of Water Resources has begun dredging six canals in the district, which […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Unithai Shipyard has been awarded a contract from Grande Cote Operations SA – a subsidiary of Mineral Deposit Ltd, a company in Australia which operates mining fields in various countries – to build a cutter dredge that will be operated in zircon mining in Senegal, West Africa. The contract signing took place at the Unithai […]