Buttressing Dhaka-Yangon relations

Boosting up Dhaka-Yangon ties in the field of trade and commerce has for long remained a promising prospect, though still untapped by either country. When it comes to the subject of expansion of Bangladesh’s trading horizon, Myanmar often figures prominently as a suitable trading partner.  And very appropriately so, given not only the geographic proximity […]

Norstar Establishes Major Crewing Office in Myanmar

Singapore-based ship manager Norstar Ship Management has opened a crewing office in Yangon, The new crewing office, Norstar Crew Management Company Limited, will now undertake all crew manning and departure arrangements on behalf of Norstar Ship Management in Singapore, the company said in a statement. Norstar Ship Management’s Director Tom Bonehill said: “The opening of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thome Group Opens Myanmar Manning Agency

Singapore-based ship management firm Thome Group has opened a crew recruitment and placement services agency in Myanmar in a bit to support its burgeoning Southeast Asian shipping cluster, the company said. Thome Myanmar is seen as an important step in the company’s expansion into the growing economies of Southeast Asia and positions it well to […]

Myanmar earns over US$ 840 million from agricultural export

Myanmar has earned over US$ 840 million from beans and pulses export, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Myanmar exported over 1.39 million tonnes of agricultural products worth over US$ 845.3 million from April 1 to August 23 in 2013-2014 fiscal year. Over 42 million tonnes of agricultural products were exported and Myanmar earned over […]

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines launched under the name Myanmar MOL Limited

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) has approved the Permanent Business License of ‘Myanmar MOL Limited.’, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL Liner Ltd. on February 4th, 2013. MOL is one of the first companies in the Shipping industry that has set up its wholly owned subsidiary. With over […]