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


Thai government fleshes out plans for flagship carrier reboot

Splash24/7 24 Sep 2021
... a private company, with the government owning 49% through the Port Authority of Thailand ... Thailand did have a state-run line until 10 years ago....

Vissim to deliver maritime awareness system for Thai coastline

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 22 Sep 2021
... and on the lower Gulf of Thailand “We will basically digitalise the ....

University of Cebu taps virtual reality learning for students

The Manila Times 21 Sep 2021
The company's startup was fueled by one of the premier privately-owned maritime schools, the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (Maap), and currently the technology partner of the PMMA. Bagging the support of these local maritime education and shipping giants soon brought Seaversity to the shores of the United Kingdom and Thailand....

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 30, 26 Jul – 01 Aug 2021

Reliefweb 02 Aug 2021
... chance for extended dry conditions to occur in Central and Eastern parts of Thailand and Viet Nam, and the Philippines; a moderate increase in chance in Southern Maritime Continent and a small increase in chance for the rest of the Maritime Continent for extreme hot conditions....

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 29, 19 – 25 July 2021

Reliefweb 26 Jul 2021
... of the Philippines and a small increase in chance for eastern Thailand, and Central Viet Nam; for extreme hot conditions, a moderate increase in chance for much of the Maritime Continent and a small increase in chance for eastern and southern part of Mainland Southeast Asia....

Logistics group in Australian investment as part of Asia expansion plans

The Business Desk 20 Jul 2021
X Register for free to receive latest news stories direct to your inbox. Register ... Hay said there was “huge potential” to develop the market further and said new offices were planned in Thailand and Malaysia this year. Cardinal Maritime Group, which reported a turnover of £143m to the end of 2020, is expected to become a £350m business in 2021 ... ....

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 28, 12 – 18 July 2021

Reliefweb 19 Jul 2021
For the regional assessment of extremes, there is a small increase in chance for a very heavy rainfall event to occur in Southern Maritime Continent; a small increase in chance of extended dry conditions for Northern Sumatra, southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia; a moderate ......

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 27, 5 - 11 July 2021

Reliefweb 12 Jul 2021
... event in Southern Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku Islands and West Papua; moderate increase in chance for extended dry conditions in Northern Sumatra, Thailand, and Peninsular Malaysia; and a moderate increase in chance for extreme hot conditions in the Southern Maritime Continent....

Thailand dusts off national shipping line plans

Splash24/7 14 Jun 2021
Thailand is dusting off old plans to create a national flagship carrier ... Thailand did have a state-run line until 10 years ago....

India must bolster efforts to secure Andaman Sea

Asiatimes 14 Jun 2021
The Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel INS Saryu and the Thai ship Krabi, along with Dornier maritime patrol aircraft from both navies, participated in the 31st edition of the India-Thailand coordinated patrol (CORPAT) ... maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy.”....

Vietnam expands its maritime militia amid tensions in South China Sea

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2021
Establishing a new maritime militia in Kien Giang Province, which faces into the Gulf of Thailand, shows the importance Hanoi attaches to the strategic location as it expands oil and gas exploration and transportation in the area ... The expansion of maritime forces comes amid growing tensions in the South China Sea....

Indian Navy begins coordinated patrols with Thai Navy

Live Mint 09 Jun 2021
India and Thailand on Wednesday began the 31st edition of Coordinated Patrols or CORPAT, aimed at reinforcing maritime links between the two countries and keeping a vital part of the Indian Ocean safe and secure for international trade....

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