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The Sattahip Navy Base cooperated with Sattahip City to restore clean water to the Nong Takian reservoir for Abhakara Day.

Vice Adm. Wipark Noijinda presided over the Prince Chumphon Park event to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the death of Adm. Abhakara Kiartivongse, Prince of Chumphon and the “Father of the Thai Navy”, with volunteer and health clubs, plus the general public.

Vice Adm. Wipark Noijinda (left) and Sattahip Mayor Narong Bunbancherdsri (right) lead navy and civilian volunteers to help restore clean water to the Nong Takian reservoir as part of their celebrations for Abhakara Day.Vice Adm. Wipark Noijinda (left) and Sattahip Mayor Narong Bunbancherdsri (right) lead navy and civilian volunteers to help restore clean water to the Nong Takian reservoir as part of their celebrations for Abhakara Day.

Mayor Narong Bunbancherdsri said the popular park has a large reservoir, Nong Takian, that is polluted with untreated wastewater and sewage. The city has worked to infuse the water with oxygen and installed some water-treatment equipment, but the job is unfinished.

The Abhakara Day activity saw participants install aerators and water-treatment equipment. Others added ionic plasma enzymes to promote natural cleansing of the water.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:48

Infant abandoned in Sattahip banana field

Sattahip police are trying to identify a mother who left her newborn infant in a banana field.

Wilai Tonelung, 51, and her husband discovered the crying, 3.2-kilogram boy lying in a foam box at their banana plantation on Soi Wat Khaokontamat in Sattahip May 21.

Sattahip police rescued an 87-year-old suspected Alzheimer’s Disease victim found wandering the streets in search of her son.

Kaewta Manprasert discovered elderly Tong Sukomol in front of her house on Sukhumvit Soi 83 May 19. She turned over the woman to the care of Sattahip Police inquiry officer Pol. Capt. Kanjanaphat Pataveesrisud to help find her family.

In a program to train village volunteers to safeguard the public from the perils of illicit drugs and criminals who deal in them, a training program was initiated to give the security personnel basic and advanced knowledge in the use of weapons.

The contractor who built a 6-million-baht road in Khet Udomsak that began falling apart a month after it opened insists that faulty design specifications and standing water - not corruption - are to blame for the street’s poor condition.

The Royal Thai Navy impounded five Vietnamese fishing boats found illegally trawling Thai waters.

The HTMS Hua Hin and patrol boat 111 discovered the boats fishing for squid and sea snakes about 70 nautical miles off Koh Jung May 13.

Sattahip police and administrative officials knocked on doors in the migrant-laborer community to ease wariness of authorities and investigate possible cases of human trafficking.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 15:06

Navy captures 2 illegal fishing boats

A Vietnamese boat masquerading as Thai-registered was captured by a navy patrol boat in Sattahip Bay.

The HTMS Tor 95 intercepted the boat about 30 nautical miles from Koh Jung May 9.  It had its Vietnamese markings painted over and was flying the Thai flag. Five Vietnamese fishermen were arrested.

Hoping to stave off a seafood ban from the European Union, the Royal Thai Navy opened a fishing port “control center” in Sattahip to monitor trawler traffic and register migrant workers.

The Royal Thai Navy intercepted a Vietnamese fishing boat illegally trawling Thai waters near Hua Hin.

The Thailand Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center sent a patrol boat to capture the Vietnamese vessel in the coastal waters of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. Five Vietnamese crewmen were arrested.

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