Pak Bara port plan all but sunk | Bangkok Post: opinion

Opinion > Opinion

Pak Bara port plan all but sunk

- +

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.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments