|Port Privatisation :
Experience from Thailand
Thanapaisal (1996) ; Master of Science. *(The Full Text view in Thai Language only)*.
Privatisation become a clear of the Thai
Government's economic and financial management strategies in the Sixth National Economic
and Social Development Plan (1987-1992). All newly-constructed ports have become
candidates. The first international seaport to be privatised was Songkhla and Phuket Ports
which served as the case study. CTIC is the private company which won the bid to operate
these two ports from 1988.
This dissertation examine the privatisation of
both ports. It looked at the concept, reasons and options for privatisation. It also
examined the successful of this privatisation project.. In this regard, ports'
performances and post-privatistion effects were examined. Apart from meeting the
government objectives, the privatisation of these two ports also provided the Government
with valuable experiences for future port privatisation programme in the Thailand.