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  • 18 June 2012

    The Office of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is implementing its flood prevention scheme on the assumption that the flood will hit Bangkok as it did in 2011. After a meeting with BMA executives, BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said that related agencies have coordinated to quickly prepare Bangkok for possible flooding, given the recent amount […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with SahaThai Terminal Co., Ltd., a container terminal operation company in Thailand, to establish a new barge terminal operation company in Bangkok. The new company, called Bangkok Barge Terminal Co., Ltd. (BBT), will have its head office in Bangkok. Due to shallower water […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has affirmed that the dredging of canals and drainage systems will be complete ahead of the upcoming rainy season, according to TAN Network. Department of Drainage and Sewerage Director Sanya Sheenimit reported that his office has dredged 40 percent of canals in Bangkok and expects the rest to be done by […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumband Boripartra said he is ready to press ahead with his plan to keep Bangkok away from floods, with or without the government’s budget. As many areas of Bangkok were inundated in 2011, a 4- year plan to prevent flooding in the city has been developed. According to M.R. Sukhumband, the Office […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The government has ordered every available measure be taken to protect Bangkok’s inner-city commercial and residential districts from … More info: bangkokpost [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, October 12, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with SahaThai Terminal Co., Ltd., a container terminal operation company in Thailand, to establish a new barge terminal operation company in Bangkok. The new company, called Bangkok Barge Terminal Co., Ltd. (BBT), will have its head office in Bangkok. Due to shallower water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thailand’s container line Regional Container Lines (RCL) and Taiwanese Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. are launching a new service linking Southeast Asian hubs in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. The new service, dubbed RCL Thailand-Belawan, will connect Bangkok, Singapore, Belawan, and Port Klang (West Port). The maiden voyage is scheduled for 22 June. Both lines will operate one vessel in the new […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Bangkok Deputy Governor Theerachon Manomaipiboon has revealed that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is collaborating with Samut Prakan province in an effort to prevent flooding this year. A discussion has been held between Mr. Theerachon and Mr. Chonsawat Asavahame, Chief of the Samut Prakan Provincial Administrative Organization, to establish a flood prevention system as more […]

  • 22 March 2011

    Evergreen Line has launched a weekly Thailand-Malaysia-Indonesia (TMI) service from March 16 to enhance its Southeast Asia service network and replace the existing Indonesia-Malaysia (IS1) service. The inauguration of the TMI service is in line with the increased demand to serve the domestic consuming markets of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia and to focus on their […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has expressed satisfaction with its work to prevent flooding this year with the dredging of 29 canals in Bangkok progressing by 60%. BMA Spokesman Wasant Meewong spoke about the BMA’s readiness to deal with flooding this year, saying that the administration’s dredging work on 29 canals has progressed by 60%. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced that the flood prevention program is currently underway. The Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra stated that the agency has been dredging canals and cleaning up sewers in preparation for future flooding. Given there will be more rain during September and October, the governor has ordered officials to make sure […]

  • 13 October 2011

    Authorities in Thailand are dredging canals and building waterway shortcuts around Bangkok in a bid to protect the capital from the … (kfvs12) [mappress] Source: kfvs12, October 13, 2011;

  • 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. […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has continued its city-wide dredging to ensure the effectiveness of all sewage and drainage systems and prevent flooding. Deputy Permanent Secretary for the BMA Sanya Chenimit said that, so far, around 94% of canals and sewages have been dredged in a move to prevent floods in the city. On Saturday, […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Bangkok City Hall asserts it is ready to handle the heavy downpours during this period, although the quantity of rainwater is forecast to be higher than in the same period of last year. City Hall’s Drainage and Sewerage Department director Adisak Khanti revealed that City Hall’s flood prevention control center expects 70-80% of Bangkok to […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Regional Container Lines (RCL) will launch a new joint service, the Thailand–Vietnam–Canton (TVC) service, from the middle of May. the Company’s current joint service with Vinalines Container Shipping Company, the Thailand–Vietnam–Singapore (TVS) service, will be terminated at the same time. The TVC service will be operated using three 1,000 […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    APTelecom has completed the latest in its series of ‘State of Subsea’ expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was the third in the ‘State of Subsea’ expert event series that APTelecom, and marked the first time that a ‘State of Subsea’ event was hosted outside of […]

  • 28 January 2008

    Yacht Solutions plans to upgrade its customisation service by modifying and refitting old commercial vessels into super-yachts. ‘I would like to enlarge this business in Thailand. So my company will set up a big facility in Bangkok in order to complete our objective,’ managing director Gareth Twist said last week. The company started by retrofitting […]