Before the Songkran holiday began, five areas organizations publicized their collaboration on a marine-security center to protect beach and ocean goers.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome announced the task force with officials from the city and regional Marine Department and Sawang Boriboon Foundation April 10. The increased visibility of the joint safety effort ran through April 19.
Cooperating in the program are the marine police, marine departments, city hall, Sawang Boriboon and marine volunteers.
The officers provided safety information for tour boat operators and inspected boats to check for overcrowding.
A Coast Guard vessel leads a parade of marine safety boats during the announcement of increased cooperation between marine police, marine departments, city hall, Sawang Boriboon and marine volunteers.