On 6 February 2018, CAPT. Pitoon Chechana, Naval Attache' led Rear Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto, Commander, CTF 151 to pay a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag upon his assumption of the duty of commanding counter-piracy forces in Bahrain. Combined Task Force 151: CTF 151’s mission is to disrupt piracy at sea. The Royal Thai Navy has also joined forces with CTF 151 in this mission.