Sea navigation, challenges and potentials in South East Asia: an assessment of suitable sites for a shipping canal in the South Thai Isthmus

@article{Thapa2007SeaNC,
  title={Sea navigation, challenges and potentials in South East Asia: an assessment of suitable sites for a shipping canal in the South Thai Isthmus},
  author={Rajesh Bahadur Thapa and Michiro Kusanagi and Akira Kitazumi and Yuji Murayama},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={2007},
  volume={70},
  pages={161-172}
}
This paper discusses the situation of sea navigation in south East Asia focusing on the Strait of Malacca. The strait links the Indian and Pacific oceans, which is considered one of the busiest in several narrow channels around the world. The paper highlights the significance of the strait to global maritime trade, volume of traffic, and rising environmental and social consequences in the strait. A feasibility study of constructing a new shipping canal in the South Thai Kra Isthmus as an… 

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