Japanese-Built Ferries May Switch Routes

Authorities are conducting surveys to run a new ferry route from Sintowettan jetty to Kamakasit on the banks of Dala township using ships previously operating between Pansodan and Dala on the Yangon river, according to the Inland Water Transport (IWT). “There’s an existing jetty at Sintowettan but there’s none at Kamakasit so we are working […]

Japan to Provide Three New Ferries for Yangon River

Japan is set to supply three new ferries to Myanmar in a bid to provide round trip service across the Yangon river, according to the Inland Water Transport Authority (IWTA). In order to supply these ferries, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is collaborating with Myanmar and will be studying the waterway between Pansodan and […]

Map of Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago is a group of 800 mostly uninhabited islands. There are around 2,000 sea gypsies that live on some of the islands, most of them are fishermen. You will find pristine islands with crystal clear water there. Excellent reef can be found around the islands. Mergui Archipelago has been touted as the next […]