Phoenix

Phoenix still up for grabs in Phuket – AMLO still seeking a buyer

The Thai Anti Money Laundering Office is still trying to auction off the Phoenix, the 30 metre tour boat that sank…

2 weeks ago

‘Phoenix’ fails to attract any bidders at auction. Sits rotting in Phuket boatyard.

Last month's auction to sell Phoenix, the tour boat that capsized causing the drowning of 47 Chinese tourists on July…

2 months ago

OPINION: The Phoenix shouldn’t be auctioned off today

The Phoenix is going up for auction today. The auction is being held by Thailand's AMLO (Anti Money Laundering Office)…

3 months ago

Phoenix goes up for auction, starting price 900,000 baht

The notorious and ill-fated tour boat Phoenix, which sank off Phuket last July killing 47 Chinese tourists, is among 48…

3 months ago

Chinese tourists flock back to Phuket for Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese tourists are flocking back to Phuket for Chinese New Year 2019 after a six month hiatus following last year's…

7 months ago

AMLO seizes ‘Phoenix’, plans to sell by auction

The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized the 'Phoenix' which will now be sold by auction. The Thai Immigration Bureau…

8 months ago

‘Phoenix’ substandard – more officials face legal action

The Thai Immigration Bureau Chief, Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn, yesterday has confirmed that many aspects of the ‘Phoenix’ design and operation…

8 months ago

‘Phoenix’ investigation to wrap up within seven days

Officials say it will take up to seven days to understand the full cause of the Phoenix sinking while evidence…

9 months ago

Phoenix design failures – Forensic probe begins

Now that Phoenix has been hoisted, successfully, from 45 metres below the surface of the Andaman Sea, the next phase…

9 months ago

The Phoenix rises to the surface

PHOTOS: Facebook/สุรเชษฐ์ หักพาล The yacht sank late afternoon on July 5 in a short, sudden storm. Most boats would have…

9 months ago

Boats being banned in Phoenix salvage zone

The Phuket Marine office is warning boats to be careful when navigating around the area where the Phoenix salvage operations…

9 months ago

Singapore barge and crane arrive for the rising of Phoenix

Phuket's Governor Pakkapong Tawipat says that the barge which has been making its way from Singapore with a 1,200 tons…

9 months ago

More ‘wind and waves’ – Phoenix still at the bottom of the Andaman Sea

The Phoenix, the boat that sank on July 5 off Phuket's south west coast, causing the drowning of 47 Chinese…

9 months ago

“Phoenix to be raised in five days” – says Surachate Hakparn

For now, the Phoenix sits 45 meters underwater in the Andaman Sea, south west of Phuket, off Koh Racha After…

9 months ago

Phoenix salvage team walks away from contract – police to take over

A private sector company has walked away from the contract to salvage the 'Phoenix' and bring it back to the…

10 months ago

One dead in Phoenix boat salvage operations

The salvage operations for the 'Phoenix' have become mired in poor arrangements and unsuitable weather since operations began several months…

11 months ago