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 […]

Port trade surge forecast to accelerate: Myanmar Port Authority

The number of containers that pass through Yangon Ports annually has almost tripled over the past decade, according to the Myanmar Port Authority, which expects the rate to accelerate as more jetties are under construction or in the planning stages. In fiscal year 2003-2004, the ports handled 9.8 million tonnes of commodities. In FY 2012-2013 […]

Myanmar-Singapore joint venture to build Thilawa jetty

YANGON – A joint venture company has received government approval to build a jetty and petrol storage tanks at Thilawa port. The Singapore-based Puma Energy Irrawaddy Pte Ltd and Asia Sun Energy from Myanmar have joined hands under Puma Energy Asia Sun. The Myanmar Investment Commission approved the deal during a meeting in Nay Pyi […]