RAdm. Amornchote Sujirat (Deputy Director for provincial internal security) chaired the meeting between the insurance companies, jet-ski operators, and other concerning agencies to discuss about rental jet-ski regulations.
The meeting brings to the conclusion that the number of rental jet skis would be limited to 219 only and the jet-ski to buy insurance policies for their vehicles. Further than that, the
Insurance firms who are interested in the plan have to submit their conditions and premiums to the provincial authorities on October 8, 2009 from 10.00am-04.00pm. After the result of the bidding to be announced on October 9, 2009, the insurance firm who win the bidding will have 30 days to finish the insurance policies.
“The insurance measure is believed to 90% solve the problem. Further to that, Phuket to have CCTV camera installed along the beaches to prevent possible extortion of tourists in the next year.’ said RAdm. Amornchote.