Dawei port project stalled
- Published: 12 Feb 2013 at 00.15
- Online news:
Development of the Dawei deepwater port has stalled because of planning uncertainties and conflicts with potential investors, Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt admitted Monday.
The minister, who heads a sub-committee on infrastructure development in the Myanmar-based Dawei special economic zone, said the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning had yet to study several key aspects of the project.
These include studies into public utility demand, suitable utility fees, total required investment, development timeframes and technical aspects of infrastructure including port locations.
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