As plans to build a megaproject in Dawei gather pace, the future of Pak Bara deep-sea port in Satun is heading in the opposite direction.
Satun’s Pak Bara, which has a busy pier serving residents and tourists, is considered no longer threatened by a deep-sea port project now the government has lent its support to the Dawei megaproject in Myanmar. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD
Once labelled 'the port for the future of the country" by advocates, the need for Pak Bara in Langu district looks increasingly unnecessary given that Dawei will have a deep-sea port as well as heavy industries such as a petrochemical complex.
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