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Samui ferries resume after blockade

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SURAT THANI – Seatran Ferry resumed its Don Sak-Koh Samui ferry service at 3pm on Wednesday after reaching a military-brokered deal with local fishermen. 

Coastal fishermen block a road to the Seatran ferry pier in Don Sak district, Surat Thani, for the second day on Wednesday to demand compensation from the operator for a dredging project they claim hurts their livelihoods. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan).

The ferry operator suspended the service on Tuesday after a group of fishermen blocked the road to its pier, demanding compensation for damage to their nets as a result of a dredging project.

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