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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 […]

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 […]

Korean investments could kick start long-delayed construction of Dala Bridge

An industrial zone to be developed by the Yangon regional government and Myanmar Wooree Co, a South Korean firm, at the west bank of the Yangon River could be the impetus needed for construction of the much-touted Dala Bridge to commence. Once the bridge, which will connect downtown Yangon to the western side of town, […]

Myanmar National to seek foreign funds for fleet upgrade

Myanmar National Airlines (UB, Yangon) will seek foreign investors to finance the upgrade of the carrier’s international fleet and it has also approached the Myanma Port Authority in this regard, Director U Myint Aung has told The Myanmar Times. The Myanmarese flag carrier has been unprofitable since its corporatisation in 2013 but hopes to post […]

Myanmar builds US$20.9 M worth offshore fixed pilot station

Myanmar is building a US$20.9 million worth offshore fixed pilot station, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA). International bulk carriers enters Yangon port from the mouth of the sea 67 kilometers away from Yangon. Chief navigation officers from the MPA gave command and controlled the carriers to enter and exit the port safely. Currently the […]

Star High Asia Pacific granted dredging rights in Yangon River

YANGON- The Star High Asia Pacific Company had been given a five-year green light to begin mega dredging project in Yangon River, says Myanma Port Authority. While vessels requiring nine meters depth of water were allowed to pass through the Yangon River, most vessels had to wait for the rising tide as the water way […]

Limited Links Sink Myanmar’s Potential

Despite its 2,000 kilometer-long coastline, reaching from Bangladesh to the west and Thailand to the east, Myanmar is home to only nine functioning ports, with the one in the commercial capital of Yangon spread across various sites and run by different owners. The ex-capital currently handles 95% of the country’s maritime trade. Annual port throughput […]

4m Containers Expected By 2025

​​ Yangon’s ports are expected to receive more than two million containers by 2020, according to the Myanma Port Authority (MPA). They received 890,000 containers in 2015, said Zaw Tun Lwin, deputy general manager from the MPA. He said the number could increase to 4 million by 2025. He added that the government was working to find better solutions to tackle cargo problems. A container management […]

Kaladan Transport Transit Project Expected to Finish Next Month

The Kaladan Multi-modal Transport Transit Project (KMTTP) between Myanmar and India is expected to be completed in December, according to Myanma Port Authority. The Kaladan Multi-Modal transport project connects the eastern Indian seaport of Kolkata with Sittwe seaport in Myanmar by sea. It also then links the Sittwe seaport to Paletwa via the Kaladan River […]

Container inflow to Yangon ports rises by 20 per cent

Yearly container inflow to Yangon ports through normal trade rose by 20 per cent over the past four years, it is learnt from the Myanma Port Authority. Over 1,000 container ships arrived in Yangon ports in the 2006-2007 fiscal year. During the last fiscal year of 2015-2016, over 2,300 foreign container ships entered Yangon ports […]