Coordinates: 15°24′N 101°18′E / 15.4°N 101.3°E / 15.4; 101.3

Thailand (/ˈtlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtlənd/ TY-lənd;Thai: ประเทศไทย, rtgs: Prathet Thai), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, rtgs: Ratcha-anachak Thai; IPA: [râːt.tɕʰá.ʔāː.nāː.tɕàk tʰāj]), formerly known as Siam (Thai: สยาม; rtgs: Sayam), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

Thailand is governed by the National Council for Peace and Order that took power in the May 2014 coup d'état.Its monarchy is headed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who has reigned since 1946 as Rama IX, as he is the ninth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty. He is currently the world's longest-serving head of state and the country's longest-reigning monarch; he has reigned for 69 years, 250 days.

Latest News for: Thailand maritime


ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 5, 1 – 7 Feb 2021

Reliefweb 08 Feb 2021
. ... ... ... .. For the coming week, the ASMC forecasts wetter conditions over the Philippines, northern Borneo, north-eastern Mainland Southeast Asia and southern Indonesia; warmer conditions expected over the Maritime Continent; cooler conditions are predicted over the central part of the Maritime Continent and southern Thailand ... ....

Chapter 11 filing for Asia Offshore Drilling

Splash24/7 08 Feb 2021
Asia Offshore Drilling, which owns three jackup rigs, was previously a joint venture between Seadrill and Thailand’s Mermaid Maritime until Seadrill moved to take full control in September 2020 ... In 2017, it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ... ....

Unquiet waters

The Telegraph India 31 Jan 2021
One of China’s biggest concerns is the control of maritime cooperation and shipping lanes from the Indian Ocean around the Asian archipelago to Shanghai and China’s eastern sea border ... Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand ... This would provide an access point to southern Thailand....

Singapore, India sign pact on cooperation between two navies

The Times of India 21 Jan 2021
"The Ministers were pleased that the Indian Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy successfully conducted the 27th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) and also participated in the second edition of the Singapore India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX), both held in November 2020....

India, Singapore defence ministers hold dialogue, submarine rescue support agreement signed

Yahoo Daily News 20 Jan 2021
Read full article. 20 January 2021, 8.41 am·2-min read ... In November last year, the navies of the two countries conducted the 27th edition of maritime bilateral exercise SIMBEX and participated in the second editions of maritime trilateral exercise SITMEX with Thailand's Navy ... PTI DSP NSD NSD. TRENDING. News18 ... News18·3-min read. News18 ... News18 ... ....

Dan Nielsen: Avoid scurvy during the long winter

Traverse City Record-Eagle 13 Jan 2021
China imports pineapples mostly from Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand ... Maritime explorers, and the shipping expeditions that followed them, introduced tropical fruits to the peoples of the north....

Myanmar's foreign trade reaches over 7.6 bln USD in Q1 of FY 2020-21

Xinhua 09 Jan 2021
YANGON, Jan ... About 80 percent of the country's trade with foreign countries is done through sea route and its border trade is conducted with neighboring China, Thailand, Bangladesh and India. During the first quarter of this FY, Myanmar's maritime trade totaled over 5.29 billion dollars while its border trade amounted over 2.3 billion dollars ... ....

Myanmar inducts submarine handed over by India

DNA India 26 Dec 2020
Kilo class submarines are operated by Indian, Chinese, Russian and Iranian Naval forces and were designed by the Rubin Central Maritime Design Bureau, St Petersburg. Also read ... China had earlier provided submarines to Bangladesh, Thailand and its chief ally Pakistan ... Myanmar has been engaged in an ongoing maritime border dispute with Thailand ... ....

India’s approach to security must shift to a multilateral one: CDS Rawat

Live Mint 11 Dec 2020
The comments come against the backdrop of China’s increasing aggressiveness in the region and increasing its influence in South Asia along India’s land and maritime peripheries ... In recent weeks, the Indian Navy conducted maritime exercises with its counterparts from the US, Japan and Australia besides Singapore and Thailand as well as with Russia....

Tweaks to navy's midshipmen training during virus period

Straits Times 04 Dec 2020
Midway through his 20-day sail last month, Midshipman (MID) David Teo, who had only a few minutes to call home, almost missed talking to his mother ... "My 12-year-old brother told her ... Nov 9 to 29 ... the Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise in the Andaman Sea and the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise in the Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean....

Maritime connoisseurs marked presence at INMEX SMM India

Beijing News 01 Dec 2020
India being the sixteenth largest maritime country in the world, with a coastline of about 7,517 km, we believe this sector has a huge potential to be one of the major engines bringing in a Maritime Revolution ... Girish Sreeraman, Area Manager Maritime - India, Srilanka, Bangladesh and Thailand at DNV GL - Maritime....

Maritime connoisseurs marked their presence at the virtual edition of INMEX SMM India

Yahoo Daily News 01 Dec 2020
- The coveted virtual conglomeration of the Maritime & Shipping industry witnessed a footfall of 2876 visitors MUMBAI, India, Dec ... Girish Sreeraman, Area Manager Maritime - India, Srilanka, Bangladesh and Thailand at DNV GL - Maritime ... India is looking for a great maritime future ... Speaking on the Maritime Vision 2030 document, Mrs....