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Steel rails for Yangon-Mandalay railroad arrive at Yangon Port

The Myanma Railway is making efforts to ensure efficient rail transport with the help of the country’s development partner Japan. As part of the collaboration, steel rails for laying alongside the Yangon-Mandalay railroad were brought in from Japan and unloaded at Yangon Port yesterday. “In the afternoon on 1 May, 2,800 tons of steel rails […]

Yangon Port handles over three million containers within three-year time

A total of eight new jetties, which can dock bulk carriers, are built within three-year time and more than three million containers are handled in that period, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA). Yangon port, which is handling over 90 per cent of international maritime trade, has now possessed up to 41 jetties. Myanmar has […]

Myanmar to cooperate with S. Korean company in Yangon development project

YANGON, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) — Myanmar’s Yangon regional government will cooperate with a South Korea-based Myanmar Wooree Company in developing Yangon region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Monday. Under a memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides in Yangon on the weekend, the industrial development project area lies on the west […]

53 companies express interest in building Yangon’s ring road

A total of 53 local and international companies/ consortiums are interested in the 47.5-kilometre elevated ring road in Yangon, the Ministry of Construction announced on July 4. On May 18 last year, the Ministry of Construction (MOC) invited local and foreign investors to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the construction of an elevated four-lane […]

Myanmar needs to consider ‘beyond Yangon’ to meet rice export target

Myanmar needs to consider beyond Yangon port to export over 3 million tons of rice yearly from 2018 to 2020, according to a briefing on a draft report submitted by Myanmar Rice Federation regarding the enactment of a rice law. The briefing was held at the headquarters of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar […]

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 […]

Myanmar invites expression of interest for Yangon expressway

Myanmar’s Construction Ministry has invited expression of interest from local and international firms for a ring road expressway in Yangon, the ministry said in a statement on Monday. The 47.5-km elevated four-lane road will connect downtown Yangon, Yangon Port, Yangon International Airport, Mingalardon Industrial Park and the Yangon-Mandalay expressway. The firms are to design, engineer, […]

Government woos private sector in construction of Yangon elevated ring road

The Ministry of Construction (MOC) is inviting the private sector to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to participate in the construction of an elevated four-lane ring road in Yangon. The MOC on May 18 invited both local and international companies interested in designing, engineering, financing, constructing, operating and maintaining the proposed expressway under a Public […]

Expression of Interest for Yangon Expressway PPP Construction Project. Closing Date: 29 Jun 2018

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Construction Department of Highways Request for Expressions of Interest dated [18″‘ May, 2018] Yangon Expressway PPP Project The Ministry of Construction of the Union Government 01 Myanmar, coordinating with the Yangon Regional Government is planning to develop an elevated four-lane ring road expressway project in Yangon […]

Myanmar considers direct imports, new infrastructure to lower domestic fuel costs

The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and Myanmar Petroleum Trade Association (MPTA) have suggested that Myanmar directly import fuel oil from oil exporting countries in Asia. The move took place during a meeting with U Win Khine, Minister of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) at the UMFCCI […]