boat sinking

  • Thailand News

    Sunken boat survivor recounts her harrowing experience

    A chilling tale of a capsised tourist boat survivor off the coast of Trang speaks out against the delayed rescue efforts that led to the death of her mother in law, and her child contracting a severe lung infection. The incident unfolded near Pak Meng Bridge in the Mai Fat district on May 4 and resulted in 14 individuals fighting…

  • Thailand News

    Fishing trawler catches fire in Andaman sea, 9 crew rescued

    The Sri Thong Pae 7 fishing trawler was engulfed in flames while refuelling in the Andaman Sea, leading to a rescue operation that saved the lives of nine crew members. The incident occurred early this morning, 15 nautical miles southwest of Koh Surin islands, off Phang Nga. Upon receiving the distress signal at approximately 3.30am, the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre…

  • Thailand News

    Indonesia: Taiwanese found dead after boat accident

    A Taiwanese citizen has been discovered lifeless following a boat accident near Jakarta, Indonesia. In the waters off Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, tragedy struck when a passenger boat, carrying 35 individuals, capsized near the Kepulauan Seribu area. Amidst the chaos, all but one were swiftly rescued, leaving authorities scrambling to locate the missing Taiwanese passport holder. The Taiwanese man was identified…

  • Transport News

    Tourism operators demand improved marine safety in Thailand

    Recurring incidents of marine accidents in Thailand’s popular tourist destinations have prompted tourism operators to call on government authorities for an improved marine safety with alert system and tighter regulation of unlicensed boats. This plea comes in the wake of multiple boat sinkings in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Numerous tourism boats, operating in highly frequented locations…

  • Phuket News

    Phi Phi islands: Tourist boat sinking prompts safety concerns

    A startling incident unfolded on the serene waters surrounding Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands when a longtail boat, tasked with ferrying six tourists to Bamboo Island, sank. The boat sinking mishap has triggered an urgent call from the chief of the Phi Phi Islands National Park, Yutthaphong Damsrisuk, for all boat operators to step up their safety measures. The alarm bells…

  • Thailand News

    Boat capsize tragedy: Retail manager and friend drown in northeast Thailand reservoir

    A prominent 35 year old retail store manager, along with a friend, tragically drowned after their boat capsized due to a leak in a reservoir in Nakhon Phanom province, northeast Thailand. The boat capsize incident, which occurred yesterday, was reported to the police department by a 29 year old woman, the deceased’s friend, who was present at the scene but…

  • Thailand News

    Unexpected encore: Concert takes a dive as boat sinks at Amphawa Floating Market (video)

    A concert held at the Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram province took an unexpected turn when a boat sank mid-show. Thanks to quick reactions, no injuries were reported from the incident that took place today. The startling event was captured by TikTok user @anntiviruss and has since garnered widespread attention. The Amphawa Floating Market, a popular tourist destination, played…

  • Thailand News

    Waterspout disaster: One dead, one missing as Thai tour boat sinks in Bang Ta Boon Bay

    In a tragic waterspout disaster off Ban Laem district, one holidaymaker perished, while another remains unaccounted for following the fateful sinking of a tour boat amid Bang Ta Boon Bay. The calamity took place on Saturday afternoon when a waterspout, an atmospheric oddity resembling a miniature tornado, assailed their vessel. The rather unusual maritime waterspout disaster, highlighted due to its…