The Royal Thai Navy has begun laying plans for a 2017 boat show featuring naval vessels from Thailand’s Southeast Asian neighbors. Adm. Poldej Chareonpool, a special advisor to the Sattahip Naval Base, met Dec. 8 with former culture minister Sonthaya Kunplome and Pattaya Deputy Mayor Ronakit...
More than 100 Pattaya-area rescue and security personnel underwent training at the Sattahip Naval Base to improve their skills to ensure more safety for tourists.

Illegal fishing boats seized off Hua Hin

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 13:02
The Royal Thai Navy out of Sattahip Naval Base arrested operators of five fishing boats found to be using illegal equipment near Hua Hin. Navy Area 1 Command patrol boats 610 and 224 surrounded and boarded the suspect vessels about 55 nautical miles off Prachuap Khiri...
Sattahip Naval Base educated sailors on new on routine duties with the aim of increasing the efficiency of the base’s operation. Rear Adm. Suppong Sirisonthi opened the Sept. 4 exhibition to educate sailors in each department with the intent the students would spread their knowledge to...
The entire Sattahip Naval Base mobilized for a two-week sports competition aimed at building unity among troops. Base deputy commander Rear Adm. Supong Sirisonthu kicked off the Aug. 21-Sept. 4 games, which pitted four teams against each other in billiards, snooker, badminton, football, futsal,...
Sattahip’s Sea Turtle Conservation Center released 982 turtles into the wild in celebration of HM the Queen for her 81st birthday. Adm. Thaweewuth Pongphipat presided over the Aug. 13 event at the Sattahip Naval Base facility attended by more than 1,000 government workers, celebrities,...

2013 CARAT exercise sweeps through Sattahip

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:48
Thai and American naval forces again blasted it out near Sattahip in the annual CARAT joint military exercise. Rear Adm. Paithoon Prasopsin, commander of the Royal Thai Navy’s Frigate Squadron 2, and Rear Adm. William C. McQuilkin, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, kicked off the...
Eighty students from across Thailand enjoyed a week of sports and tourist attractions during a nine-day anti-drug camp organized by the Royal Thai Navy.

Naval students undergo sea training

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 14:43
More than 200 Royal Thai Navy students attended a sea training course aimed at building stamina while working on ships. Rear Adm. Sucheep Wangmaitree, training director at the Royal Thai Naval Academy, opened the Jan. 22 course for college students in the Naval Science program at...

Navy observes Armed Forces Day

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 14:57
The Sattahip Naval Base marked Royal Thai Armed Forces Day with oath-taking and a parade. Navy Commander in Chief Adm. Surasak Rungrengrom presided over the Jan. 18 “oath of allegiance to the colors” by battalions in the field in front of the Air Coastal and Defense...

Sattahip Naval Base celebrates 90th anniversary

Wednesday, 02 January 2013 15:29
Royal Thai Navy officials celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Sattahip Naval Base with religious services and speeches. Vice Adm. Chainarong Charoenrak presided over the Dec. 24 ceremony. Ten monks prayed for prosperity of the Navy and its personnel while guests presented flowers of congratulations.
The Navy Savings Union awarded nearly 600,000 baht in scholarships to children of its military members.

CARAT 2012 exercises begin in Sattahip

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:55
Thai and American naval forces again are shooting up the skies near Sattahip as the annual CARAT exercise gets underway.

Navy’s Somalia mission commander returns

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 15:00
The head of the Royal Thai Navy’s anti-piracy task force in the Gulf of Aden made an early return to Thailand as his squad’s vessels continued to steam back from their complete mission off Somalia.
Military, government and local residents marked the 86th anniversary of the death of HM King Vajiravudh, who donated the land on which the Sattahip Naval Base was eventually built.
The Sattahip Naval Base sent boats, rescue equipment and troops to assist flood-relief efforts in Ayutthaya.

Sattahip opens cultural Walking Street

Wednesday, 27 July 2011 15:27
Sattahip has opened its own “Walking Street” version, this one stocked with shops and cultural attractions.
Two Royal Thai Navy vessels have shipped out from Sattahip to begin Thailand’s second mission to battle pirates off the coast of Somalia.
More than 500 police officers will blanket the Eastern Seaboard this weekend to prevent violence related to Sunday’s general election.
  70 students from 11 Sriracha-area schools learned about the role of tigers and fish in nature at the 10th environmental youth camp at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo.
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