Environmental performance evaluation of an industrial port and estate: ISO14001, port state control-derived indicators

Cherdvong Saengsupavanich*, Nowarat Coowanitwong, Wenresti G. Gallardo, Chanachai Lertsuchatavanich

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Abstract

This study integrates procedures of ISO14001 and port state control to establish environmental performance indicators (EPIs), specific to industrial ports and estates. Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), an owner of Map Ta Phut industrial port and estate, was used as a case study. Twelve EPIs were developed to assess 5 environmental management aspects being success, awareness, determination, preparedness, and environmental policy coverage. IEAT's deficiencies in managing the environment were identified for each management aspect. At the end of the study, suggestions on how to improve IEAT's environmental performance were recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)154-161
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cleaner Production
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009

Keywords

  • Environmental performance indicators
  • Industrial port and estate
  • ISO14001
  • Port state control
  • Thailand

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Environmental Science(all)

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