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 […]

Myanmar to launch first ever floating hotel

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 The first ever floating hotel will open its doors in Botahtaung harbour near Yangon by the end of this year, according to the Myanmar Ports Authority. Myanmar company, Hla Hla Pa Pa won the approval to invest in the floating hotel project buying […]

Construction of Thilawa port to begin early 2014

The construction of Thilawa port extension project will begin early 2014 with Japanese development aid according to the Myanmar Ports Authority. The Myanmar Ports Authority received US$ 205 million of Official Development Assistance (ODA) from Japan to extend the Thilawa port. “We are going to start the construction of Thilawa port extension project in early […]

Myanmar Deep-sea port to dock 300,000 tonne oil tankers on Madae Island

China has finished constructing a deep-sea port on Madae Island in Rakhine State, according to officials from the ports authority. The port will dock 300,000 tonne oil tankers as part of the Myanmar-China crude oil pipeline which is still under construction. The port was built in joint venture between China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and […]

Puma pounces on Myanmar oil deal

Bangkok: Puma Energy has been selected to construct oil tanks and some parts of Thilawa Harbour in Myanmar. Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport has approved the Puma Energy (Myanmar) Ltd as the successful tender applicant to import and distribute petroleum related products, and to construct oil storage tanks and build a part of Thilawa Harbour. “As […]