Clouds of uncertainty gather in the Far East

March 1998
DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Mar1998, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p11
Trade Publication
Discusses the effect of the Asian financial crisis to the dredging industry. Port expansion programs in the Far East before the crisis struck; Major package being prepared by the Japanese government for Indonesia and other Asian countries.


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