Phijan takes over command from Adm. Khanat Thongphun.
Phijan blessed the assembled troops and promised to continue the mission of his predecessor.
The Royal Thai Fleet oversees 12 units, including patrol, frigate, helicopter, amphibious and riverine squadrons. It also oversees the coast guard, SEALs, fleet training and support.
Vice Adm. Phijan Theeranet and Adm. Khanat Thongphun sign the necessary documents aboard the HTMS Kraburi, turning over command of the Royal Thai Fleet to Vice Adm. Phijan Theeranet.