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Gov’t to call for re-tender to upgrade Kawthaung Airport

YANGON-As Tender winner Company Golden Myanmar Airlines relinquished rights to carry out the upgrading tasks on Kawthaung Airport in Taninthayi Region, government will be calling for a re-tender to upgrade Kawthaung Airport, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communications. “Golden Myanmar Airlines Public Company backed off from Kawthaung Airport upgrades. So, we are going […]

Govt may have to fund Kawthoung airport modernisation

The government may have to step in to upgrade Kawthoung airport in Tanintharyi Regionif no private investor is willing to come in after Golden Myanmar Airlines, a domestic airline based out of Yangon, pulled out of the project. Department of Civil Aviation deputy director-general U Ye Htut Aung said the upgrading of the airport would […]

Invitation for Request for Quotation (RFQ),Ministry of Transport and Communications, Deadline: 17th June, 2019

Invitation for Request for Quotation (RFQ) Ministry of Transport and Communications(MoTC) now invites eligible firm to submit the proposal for “Telecommunications Infrastructure / Network Inspection Tools ”as part of the Telecom Sector Reform Project supported by the World Bank’s Loan. The deadline for submission of RFQ is June 17th, 2019 by 13:30 PM (Myanmar Standard […]

An industry-crippling jet fuel monopoly breaks

A domestic airline has received approval to sell aviation fuel in a decision that has ended a monopoly and raised hopes of cheaper prices and better service. GOLDEN MYANMAR Airlines has received Myanmar Investment Commission approval to operate an aviation fuel business, in the first sign of competition for the state-backed monopoly that airlines say […]

Aviation authorities continue to expand the cargo terminal at YIA

Aviation authorities are continuing the expansion of the new cargo terminal owned by Mingalardon Cargo Services (MCS) at Yangon International Airport (YIA), sources said. It will stock up all export and import cargos and can provide high quality aviation cargo services. The expansion work is expected to last about 14 months. At present, only the […]

MR nixed 36 routes in 4 years amid mounting losses

The Myanma Railways (MR) has cancelled 36 routes that have not been profitable for years, according to the Economic Department of the MR under the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Between the 2015-2016FY and the last mini-budget period, MR has stopped services on 36 routes, including railway mail service, passenger railway service, freight service, and […]

Invitation to Open Tender for 5000 BHP, 65T ASD Tug Boat (2-units) , Myanma Port Authority, Closing Date 5 Mar 2019

Myanma Port Authority is planning to construct the following two vessels by foreign currency, USD (United States Dollar) only within for the 2018- 2019 and 2019-2020 fiscal years. Therefore, interested Tenderers are cordially invited to submit complete project proposal for the following project; Particular – 5000 BHP, 65T ASD Tug (2-units) Currency – USD Only […]

Chinese Firm Proposes $1.5-bn Elevated Railway for Yangon

YANGON—China is looking to make further inroads into Myanmar’s economy by funding a US$1.5-billion elevated railway project in the country’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made a presentation about its planned project to develop an elevated railway to lawmakers in a media room in the regional parliament on Monday. […]

Invitation to Open Tender for Vessels construction, Myanmar Port Authority, Closing Date 5th Mar 2019

Myanma Port Authority is planning to construct the following two vessels by foreign currency, USD (United States Dollar) only within for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 fiscal years. Therefore, interested Tenderers are cordially invited to submit complete project proposal for the following project- Particular Currency Tender closing date and time 5000 BHP, 65T ASD Tug(2-units) USD […]

Extension of Tender Closing Date, Myanma Railway, Closing Date 14.2.2019

Myanma Railways Extends the Tender Closing Date as follows: Sr No Tender No Description Initial Closing Date & Time Extension Closing Date & Time 1 12(T)7/MR (ML) Kyat/18-19 Procurement for Assembling and Manufacturing of (5) Nos of Microprocessor Controlled 1200 HP Complete Knocked-Down Diesel Electric Locomotives 22.1.2019 (14:30) Hr 14.2.2019 (14:30) Hr 2 12(T)8/MR (ML) […]