Published: Nov 03, 2021
Marine Department officials toiled on Wednesday to salvage 51 containers at the site where two cargo ships crashed into each other on the Chao Phraya River in front of Samut Prakan’s city hall in Muang district on Tuesday afternoon.
Published: Sep 25, 2021
The Chao Phraya Dam will increase the draining rate to prepare for more water flowing from the North and Northeast regions as a result of a monsoon trough and the tropical depression "Dianmu" that has downgraded into an active low-pressure cell over Khon Kaen province.
Published: Feb 08, 2021
The construction of Phra Nangklao Bridge Pier is expected to finish in March and serve as a transportation hub for commuters of MRT Purple Line train and electric boat service in the Bangkok and Nonthaburi areas, the Marine Department said.
Published: Dec 23, 2020
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday presided over the opening ceremony of the “Mine (Mission no emission) Smart Ferry” project, which features an electric ferry route in the Chao Phraya River and Thailand’s first smart pier at CAT Tower Pier in Bangkok’s Bangrak district, government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri said.
Published: Oct 08, 2020
Divers are searching for a couple who were swept away by strong currents after reportedly falling into the Chao Phraya river at a park under Rama VIII Bridge. Police also found the woman's bag containing clothes on the pier at the bridge.
Published: Sep 01, 2020
The body of an Asian woman wrapped in plastic was found floating in the Chao Phraya River on Tuesday (September 1). Medics said she had severe injuries and had been dead for at least 72 hours, judging from the decomposed state of the body.
Published: Feb 28, 2020
The Marine Department is moving forward with the plan to improve five piers in Bangkok to serve as tourist attractions along Chao Phraya River within this year, while the second phase will cover 15 piers with a total budget of Bt850 million.
Published: Dec 13, 2019
The royal barge procession on Thursday showcased the majesty and grace of Thai culture, kindling public interest in exploring more of the historic attractions. There are many historical sites and tourist attractions along the Chao Phraya River which came into the limelight such as Thammasat University, Wat Rachathiwat Pier, Santichai Prakan Park, Maharaj Road, Nakarapirom Park, etc. For those interested in history, here are six spots they can check out: