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Grand Opening "The Marine Shipping Route of Container System at Ranong Port" Ranong, Thailand.
Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) opening the Ranong Port for Container System in the Morning of 2nd October 2014. by Mr.Surapong Rongsirikul, Deputy Director General of PAT Humen Resources and Financial Management
The Ranong Port will be a gateway to trading with Andaman Countries, BIMSTEC(Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation. the Members Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Srilanka and Thailand), Middle East, Africa and Europe. The new shipping route from Ranong Port more convenient than the old route have to part the Malaka Strait where traffic is already congested and unsafe from pirates. Future of Thailand's Trade expansion into the world market from Ranong Port. (The easy transport network on the Highway No.4 of Petch Kasm(BKK-Chumphon-Ranong) with 568 km. distance. Turn right with 13 km. access to Ranong Port.)
The new route of Ranong Port to Yangon, Myanmar. Before have to used port of Singapore at the Malaka Strait to Andaman Sea and Yangon about 20 days. But If using new route from Ranong port just 7 days. First ship for new route is "SIRINUN NAVA" Thai, Container Ship, Gross Tonnage is 1,912 tons, DWT 2,792 tons, Built in 1991, who operating by Mr. Wisoot Pooriyapan Director of S.A.K. Krabi International Co.,Ltd.
First Marine Shipping Boat "SIRINUN NAVA" Departure from Ranong Port at 9.09 am. after grand opening ceremony by (Photo from Left) Mrs.Naroumon Korapoom the Chairman of Ranong Chamber of Commerce, Mr.Pinij Boonlert the Vice Governor(Acting Ranong Governor), Mr.Surapong Rongsirikul the Deputy Director General of PAT and Mr.Wisoot Pooriyapan, the Director of S.A.K. Krabi International Co.,Ltd.
The special guests are Daw Min Min Chairman of Kawthaung Chamber of Commerce and Industry and U TUN TUN Honorary Secretary of Myeik Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Myanmar ,Businessmans of Import Export and Shipping Industry or any, Senior Goverment Official, Association, and Mass Media.