illegal fishing

  • Pattaya News

    Reel trouble: Thai CIB exposes Vietnamese in illegal gulf fishing probe

    The Thai Central Investigative Bureau (CIB) yesterday unveiled details about a group of Vietnamese fishermen allegedly implicated in illegal fishing in the upper Gulf of Thailand. An anonymous Thai fisherman lodged a complaint with the Thai Marine Police about a cluster of boats, operated by unidentified individuals, trespassing in their lawful fishing territory within the upper reaches of the Thai…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket boat operators nabbed for unlicensed fishing

    At the heart of Phuket’s pristine waters, two boat operators found themselves ensnared by the law on a fateful day earlier this week. The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the Marine Police, in a display of concerted action, apprehended the duo for carrying out commercial fishing activities in a restricted zone and for steering an unlicensed fishing vessel. The incident…

  • Crime News

    Illegal scallop fishing operation smashed in Trat, culprits face legal proceedings

    The Department of Marine Resources arrested several illegal fishing culprits, seizing 3 kilogrammes of scallops in Ban Pred Nai, Trat Province. The suspects’ boat and fishing tools were subsequently handed over to investigation officers for prosecution according to the law. This occurred today and was actioned by the Marine and Coastal Resources Office 1, in cooperation with the Marine National…

  • South Thailand News

    Marine police seize Vietnamese fishing vessels in Songkhla crackdown

    Thailand’s southern Songkhla province witnessed a series of Marine Police actions as two Vietnamese fishing vessels were seized and their crew members detained, according to authorities. These events unfolded yesterday in the waters of the southern regions of Pattani and Nakhon Si Thammarat. Pol. Lt. Col. Nathapong Takaew, the deputy head of the Songkhla-based Marine Police Sub-division 7, reported today…