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650 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine has been found off the coast of Kantang which is in the southern Thai province of Trang. Reportedly, the methamphetamine was loaded into fertiliser sacks which were then tied to barrels that floated along the sea. An unnamed marine generator vessel alerted officials to the suspicious buoy like objects that were floating between Koh Laoliang and Koh Libong over the weekend. When officials arrived at the location, they found 32 fertiliser sacks that were connected to 3 barrels. Officials took the barrels on board their vessel and discovered the barrels were chock full of crystal […]

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The governor of Trang, Khajornsak Charoensopha, says drug smuggling operations are more and more turning to the sea as a conduit for the drug trade.

Makes sense with almost all road transport shut down.

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Kantang is a fish factory fishing boat hub that has a big river running up it. Beautiful area, been to the Kantang city lots as have a friend who owns a factory there. Now Trang is where the nightlife is and where one stays when in the area. Makes sense as KaptainRob said that the sea is the highway, especially for that area.

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