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Business turns against Satun deep-sea port

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The future of the planned Pak Bara deep-sea port in Satun province is dismal after potential users on Wednesday recommended the government scrap the long delayed project. 

Deputy Transport Minister Prasert Chanruangthong said after a meeting with the private sector representatives, including transport operators, that they were not keen on the project, which had been planned for Langu district in the southern province's Andaman coast.

The project needs a cash injection of 15 billion baht and they were not confident about its prospects, the deputy minister said.

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