Mandalay Airport to Become Logistics Hub

Mandalay International Airport will be upgraded into a logistics hub, according to the Department of Civic Aviation (DCA). The upgrade is expected to improve the airport so that it can provide cargo and distribution services for international and domestic goods. “First, the airport buildings and terminals will be upgraded. This will be followed by preparation […]

The Freight Co Ltd Myanmar Introduces Barge Service

The Freight Co Ltd Myanmar said it has started a barge service between Thailan’ds Ranong province and Yangon. The barge service operated by Consolidated Heavy Lift Singapore will start operation in the middle of September, the logistics services firm, which is a subsidiary of Thailand-based The Freigh Co Ltd, said. The barge service is primarily […]

Shipping Corp Set to Sail for Myanmar from September

India’s state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is planning to launch its service to Myanmar from September. SCI chairman and managing director A K Gupta told Indian media on the sidelines of the Calcutta Freight Brokers Association AGM that SCI’s service will be launched on an “experimental basis.” He said there would be one vessel […]

Damco Launches First Container Freight Station in Myanmar

Third-party logistics provider Damco has started operating the first international warehouse and Container Freight Station (CFS) facility in Myanmar, the Netherlands-based company said. This brand-new 4,000 square metre facility is C-TPAT compliant and located within 15 kilometres from Yangon Port and major industrial locations, Damco said. The facility is suitable for import and export activities […]

Mobile Team to Check Air and Sea Cargoes

Union Minister U Win Myint said the country’s Mobile Team will check cargoes, being carried into Myanmar via air and water ways, whether they are legal or not. Usually, the Mobile Team examines goods being couriered across Myanmar’s borders in vehicles using the country’s motorways. Union Minister U Win Myint has confirmed a six-month test […]

Myanmar invites tenders to build Thilawa ports

The Myanmar Ports Authority has announced eight construction tenders to construct a general cargo port and a container loading dock using Japanese development aid. The port will be part of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, an industrial complex south of Yangon, and building is due to start this year. “We are looking for qualified international […]