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​11 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Chinese state-owned CITIC is set to initiate bidding for its environmental impact assessment (EIA) consultant for its port project in central Rakhine following the environmental ministry's response to its project proposal.The Ministry of Natural Resources ...
The workshop, which is one of the roadmap activities of Partners for International Businesses (PIB) for Urban Water and Water Logistics, was held at Yangon Parliament building in January 21. The opening speech was given by the Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government sharing the vision of becomi...
27 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Maritime trade and tourism in Mon State can level up with better transport and power supply, according to a property market report.​Yangon-based Picon-Deed Property Consultants released its study this month on Myanmar's southern state highlighting how its mineral ...
22 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - India's ambassador to Myanmar emphasised on Monday that all projects being undertaken by India in Rakhine State are aid projects for the welfare of the people of the state. Ambassador Shri Saurabh Kumar said this during a ceremony in Sittwe, Rakhine, to handed ove...
​25 Nov 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The value of Myanmar's maritime trade for the period between 1 October and 15 November in the 2019-2020 fiscal year totaled US$3.3 billion, an increase of over $216 million compared with the year-ago period, according to data provided by the Ministr...
07 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar and Thailand will speed up development of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and deep sea port at Dawei in Tanintharyi Region, officials said during the 9th Myanmar – Thailand Joint Coordinating Committee meeting last week. Basic infrastructure such as roads co...
The event, named "Flow Together", was initiated by Local Port Design and Consultancy company - Think Maritime Co., Ltd. and co-organized with the Netherlands company - The Water Agency. The main intention is to gather MMU graduated working professionals from Port and Harbor and River and Coastal maj...
09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A bulk terminal at Thilawa Special Economic Zone in southern Yangon was opened on 7th September offering the handling of the bulk cargoes (grain, feed, Agri inputs, construction materials and other any possible bulk cargoes) in Thilawa port area...
The Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC) is an international professional organization to provide expert guidance and technical advice on technical, economic and environmental issues relating to waterborne transport infrastructures such as canals, rivers as well as po...
Introduction  A series of activities to support Yangon Region Government (YRG) in tackling urban water and logistics challenges of Yangon have been done within nine months after the launch of Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon program (UWLY). On 23rd of July, the UWLY consortium has com...
25 July 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The governments of Myanmar, Japan and Thailand will be meeting over the troubled Dawei special economic zone (SEZ) project that has stalled since 2013 for lack of funding.Located 20 kilometres north of Dawei, capital of Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar's southeast c...
​CITIC-led consortium this month started legally required impact assessments but the controversial $1.3 billion mega-project is still far from a done deal​ByThompson Chau, Yangon15 July 19 - Source: Asia Times - Myanmar's US$1.3 billion Kyaukphyu deep-sea port project, a China-backed scheme under Be...
12 July 19 - Source: Mizzima - The construction of Sittwe's sea-port and the inland water terminal in Paletwa has been completed, the Indian embassy said in a July 9 statement in Yangon. The sea-port and water terminal forms part of the US$484 million Kaladan multi-modal transit transport project th...
Japan and India vie with China in construction race, but debt fears mount​Source: Nikkei Asian Review - July 03, 2019 07:13 JST YANGON -- Asia's biggest economies of China, Japan and India are aggressively backing new port projects in Myanmar, seeking to gain a foothold on the coastline of the ...
23 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - If the strategically important Kyaukpyu deep sea port in Rakhine State is developed systematically, it will help the country's trade sector grow, said Mr Hong Liang, the Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar.Myanmar is implementing three special economic zon...

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