Inland Water Transport to be Privatised under BOT System

The Inland Water Transport, which is currently under the Ministry of Transport, will change to a build-operate-transfer (BOT) system implemented in accordance with inland water transport law, said U Ye Win Tun, manager of the department. “Our department is still a government department. We are calculating the value of our department possessions such buildings, land […]

Myanma Railways to Invite Tender to Build Dry Ports

State-run Myanma Railways will invite local and international businesses in August for an open tender to construct dry ports for the development of the local logistics sector. The project is expected to be finished in the current 2014-15 fiscal year, which will ensure access to dry ports and containerisation for rail transport, boosting connectivity for […]

Gov’t Drafts Action Plan for Inland Ports, Containerisation

Myanmar has drafted an action plan for the development of dry ports (inland ports) and containerisation of rail transport to ensure free flow of goods and provide new opportunities for international trade before implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. The action plan is set to be carried out in the current fiscal year […]