Myanmar health ministry exempts logistics, airlines and communications business from stay-home order

The previous order by the ministry stated that all private businesses and organisations, except for essential businesses, are to follow the stay-home order 107/2020 bringing confusion among the public on which exact businesses. The new order 108/2020 , on September 22, have expanded the list stating that in addition to essential businesses, including banking and […]

Yangon Water Bus to use Singapore, Thai ferries when service resumes

The Yangon Water Bus river transport service has ordered passenger ferries from Singapore and Thailand to replace its old vessels once it resumes operation, the company that runs the line said. Daw Tint Tint Lwin, chair of Tint Tint Myanmar Co., said it has also sought the help of a Singapore company in linking its […]

Myanma Shipyards to hand over a multi-purpose vessel to its owner

Myanma Shipyards Dong A Joint Venture Company Limited is arranging to hand over a multi-purpose vessel to its owner, Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems under Ministry of Transportation and Communications, on July 27, sources said. The company is building nine vessels and repairing four vessels at the present, according to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two catamarans from Australia arrive for Yangon Water Bus service

The vessels arrived Tuesday at Yangon’s Nanthidar Jetty for government inspection, according to the official Facebook page of Yangon Water Bus service which is owned and operated by the Tint Tint Myanmar Company. The K37 billion Yangon Water Bus project will run along the Yangon River, the Hlaing River, the Nga Moe Yeik creek and […]

Sule Port premier port of Myanmar

Sule Port, the nation’s busiest sea port for rice, handles an average of 1.3 million metric tons of imports and 600,000 metric tons of export, annually. A total of 49,801 metric tons of rice were exported to foreign countries via Sule Port in current financial year. Sule is a major transit point for cement, timber […]

Upgrading the Rangoon Commute: Bus Rapid Transport

RANGOON – Two young women with metal milk cans run for the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) after hurriedly arriving at downtown Rangoon’s Lanmadaw Township station; the BRT bus had arrived minutes earlier and was pulling away from the stop. The driver gestures for them to proceed, where he waits. At peak hour, commuting to and […]