Prachuap Port Co.,Ltd
Protecting the Environment,Developing the Economy, Welcoming to Service Users
Prachuap Port Co., Ltd., or PPC, is a subsidiary of SSI, established at a cost of over 1.4 billion baht, or approximately US$55 million, and supported by investment privileges from the Board of Investment. PPC is a private enterprise operating the deepest seaport facilities in Thailand. Its two berths serve mainly to unload raw materials and load finished iron and steel products manufactured in the district of Bang Saphan, Prachuap Khirikhan Province, although it provides port services and facilities for all sorts of other ocean-going vessels.
The Main Berth
The Main Berth began offering service in February 1994. This berth is 30 metres wide, 450 metres long, has a dockside MSL depth of 15 metres, and can dock two ships of 100,000 DWT each.
The Second Berth
The Second Berth began offering service in April 1994. This berth is 25 metres wide, 245 metres long, has a dockside MSL depth of 8-11 metres, and can dock two ships of 20,000 DWT each.
Scope of Business
Storage of various goods in temporary storage facilities or bonded warehouses.
Prachuap Port has installed breakwater technology from France that employs Accropode® concrete barriers to interrupt incoming waves rather than natural stones.