Urban Logistics Planning of Kho Chang Port Island, Trad Province, Thailand


With the potentiality of Thailand in being ASEAN's logistics center, the past and present governments have given emphasis on this matter. Many strategies and projects have been continuously initiated to promote Thailand to be the logistics and transport hub of the region, be it land, sea, or air. As for sea transportation, Laem Chabang Port is aimed to be the major port of the country. However, an obstacle occurs, large number of trans-shipment activities take place in the Gulf of Thailand 24 hours a day. Not only cause pollution to the sea, these activities are also against the sea transportation network principles within the Gulf of Thailand. "Urban Logistics Planning: Koh Chang Port Island " was studied, with examples from both the eastern and western world, the Singapore Port and Hawaii Port in the United States have been used as case studies.

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Rahuth Rodjanapradied, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Manoj Lohatepanont, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Kamonchanok Suthiwartnarueput, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Pongsa Pornchaiwiseskul, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Krisana Visamitanan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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Conference: IICSEEHawaii2017
Stream: Environmental Sustainability & Environmental Management: Land Use & Misuse

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