Comparative Study of the Portential of Leam Chabang Port and Bangkok Port
by Professor Dr. Kitti Limskul 1998 *(The Full Text
view in Thai Language only)*
The final report of the project "Comparative Study
of the Potential of Leam Chabang Port and Bangkok Port" mention to the introduction
of the project and the transportation systems which have bee continuing to develop
together with economic growth.At the present, (1997-1998) Thailand has faced with economic
cricis-currency attacks, bant devaluation and the Asian countries also have economic
cricis and devaluation in currency, causing the high competition exporting in the world
market. Due to the high competition in exporting, there are large a mount impact on Thai
international trade which mainly passed through water way mode.
Under the government policy to construct Leam Chabang
Port and the transportation systems which have been continuously supporting and improving
to accelerate economic growth.In the study, analying the component of Leam Chabang Port,
Bangkok Port and private port in both physical and economical part which relate to
capacity and efficiency in operation which linkage to transportation of country. The
developing in transportation consist of road mode, rail way mode, water way mode must be
intermodel linkage for reducing time and cost.
In the study, The analysis of comparative advantage
between Leam Chabang Port and Bangkok Port which use two parameters (assumed that other
factors are constant) in evaluation consist of
The first one is tariff charge which is fixed cost in
any amount of transportation and the second one is cost of transportation. Which is
variable cost and vary along with the distance and mode of transportation. From the
finding show that the distrance from Leam Chabang Port's that lead to more expense in
transportation cost. Considering in the long term, Leam Chabang Port must be more
comparative advantage than Bangkok Port due to the transportation systems improvement.
In addition, at the last part there are the conclusion
of questionaire from who are affected by operation and service in these ports and
including, the sugestion policies in management, transportation and strategy which lead to
improving in service, enhancing the efficiency of personal management and so on.