Drunken Captain BannedA drunken boat captain who ran his passenger boat ashore on Pattaya beach has been banned. The boat has now been sent for an inspection before going back into service.
PATTAYA – Recently [PattayaDailyNews]; According to the case on July 19th that a drunken reckless boat captain run his boat ashore on Pattaya beach. The captain would leave his boat for over 3 hours and was identified as Mr.Khampha Atmala aged 50.
On July 20th, Pattaya marine department revealed that they had questioned the captain and banned him for sailing for 6 months and his licence has been revoked, but if he commits another offence he will be banned for life.
In addition, the boat was seized so it can be inspected for damage before going back into service to transport passengers.