CHON BURI: The ferryboat service in between Pattaya and Hua Hin has actually momentarily been suspended till Oct 31 due to damaging weather. The service will resume in early November.
Royal Traveler Liner Co, the ferryboat operator, published on its Facebook page on Thursday that the service in between the 2 resort towns of Pattaya in Chon Buri and Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan has actually been suspended from Sept 17 to Oct 31 for security factors due to heavy rainstorms and strong wind waves throughout the duration.
The operator stated the ferryboat service was momentarily out of service, publishing the weather condition company’s projection of the strong northern monsoon which dominates throughout the Gulf of Thailand with strong wind waves 2-4 metres high in the Gulf of Thailand.
An employee of Royal Traveler Line’s workplace at Laem Bali Hai pier in Pattaya informed the Bangkok Post on Thursday the Marine Workplace in Prachuap Khiri Khan had actually revealed the suspension of the ferryboat service throughout the low tourist season and the monsoon would likewise hinder smooth navigation. The service would resume on Nov 1, the personnel stated.
Nevertheless, the sixth Marine Area Workplace in Pattaya stated it had actually not yet gotten information about the service suspension and would inspect the info initially.
The ferryboat service in between the 2 popular traveler locations was formally released in February in 2015.
The double-decker traveler catamaran Royal 1 has 286 economy seats, each priced at 1,250 baht a journey per individual. It likewise uses 44 business-class seats and 2 VIP spaces with 8 seats in each space, however the operator has actually not yet figured out the rate of business and VIP tickets.
The journey takes 2 hours, much shorter than the five-hour journey.
The workplace of the Royal Traveler Liner Co, operator of the ferryboat service, at Laem Bali Hai pier in Pattaya, Chon Buri. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)
The ferryboat operator reveals the suspension of the service in between Pattaya and Hua Hin from Sept 17 till Oct 31 on its Facebook page.