The first ever international dredging contract for KMEW

22 November 2021 - Source: Dredging Today - Knowledge Marine & Engineering Works Limited (KMEW) has won their first ever international contract for dredging works in Myanmar from Ministry of External Affairs, India. According to an official announcement, this project will include "dredg...

Poor management at Myanmar’s ports leads to costly delays

15 Jan 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Inefficiency and poor management at the privately-owned Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) are causing delays, resulting in losses borne by logistic operators. Businesses told The Myanmar Times that the MIP is poorly managed and overcrowded, leading to the unnecessary ...

Japan to conduct survey on Dawei deep sea port project

18 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Japanese government will commence a survey to determine the total amount of capital expenditure required to participate in the development of the Dawei deep sea port project, said U Tin Htoo Naing, secretary for Dawei SEZ management committee. The move co...

Yangon Water Bus resumes operations

13 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Yangon's water buses were permitted to resume services on several routes starting December 7 after being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The route from Sar Par Chaung jetty to Lan Thit jetty has resumed operations from 6 am to 7 pm daily, serving over...

Yangon water bus to resume services today

08 December 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar  Yangon Water Bus service, which has temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen on 7 December, Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies released a statement. The reopened route is Yangon Water bus route Sarparchaung-Lanthit. T...

Yangon ports now able to receive bigger ships

02 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times 2020 will be the year Yangon River accommodates the largest vessels in its history in terms of size and draft as a result of improved waterways in the river, said Win Myint Aung, Deputy Director-General of the Myanmar Port Authority (MPA). "This year will be ...

Yangon’s Thilawa Port to receive larger ships

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Myanmar Port Authority will permit larger ships with drafts of up to 10 meters to call at the Thilawa Port in Yangon this month, according to its latest announcement. This is expected to enable more containerised cargo throughput at the port and encoura...

Japan Reveals Full Commitment to Myanmar’s Dawei SEZ

24 Nov 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Japan has decided to invest in the full phase implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanmar, Japan's ambassador to Myanmar, Ichiro Maruyama, has told The Irrawaddy in an exclusive interview. The US$8-billion (10.5 trillion) pro...

MPA: Yangon has seen 9 new jetties in 4 years

19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A total of nine new jetties, which can dock the international ships, were built in four years in Yangon, includinThilawa area. There are now a total of 42 jetties in Yangon Port, according to the official statistics of Myanma Port Authority (M...

နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၌ လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာရေယာဉ်ကြီးများ ဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရှိလာ

16th November 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၏ ရန်ကုန်ဧရိယာနှင့် သီလဝါဧရိယာတို့တွင် လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ရေယာဉ်ကြီးများဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရ...

Sittwe Port: Strategic Importance and Key Benefits for India and Myanmar

13 Oct 2020 - Source: JAGRAN Josh India and Myanmar agreed to work towards the operationalization of Strategic Sittwe Port in the first quarter of 2021. Indian Army Chief General M.M. Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla travelled to Mayanmar on a two-day visit. They also calle...

India, Myanmar Agree Strategic Port Operation in Rakhine Next Year

06 Oct 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy YANGON—India and Myanmar agreed this week to move forward on a number of initiatives that are central to New Delhi's efforts to counter China's influence in Myanmar, during a visit by a high-level Indian delegation. In particular, the two sides agreed the Indian-b...

India and Myanmar agree to work towards operationalization of Sittwe port

06 Oct 2020 - Source: mizzima news from Myanmar India and Myanmar have agreed to work towards the operationalisation of Sittwe port in Rakhine state in the first quarter of 2021, APN news reported. The announcement came from a press release issued by India's Ministry of External Affairs after the co...

အနာဂတ်ဆိပ်ကမ်းအတွက် တည်ဆောက်ရမည့် အုတ်ချပ် ၇ ခု

ပြောင်းလဲမှု၏ ခြေလှမ်းနှင့်အဟန့်အတား၊ တားဆီးနှောက်ယှက်မှု အရေအတွက်များ တိုးပွားလာဆဲဖြစ်သည်။ COVID-19 ကပ်ရောဂါလည်း ဖြစ်ပွားနေပြီး စီးပွားရေး ပြန်လည်ထူထောင်ကောင်းမွန်လာမည့် လမ်းကြောင်းကို ကျွန်ုပ်တို့ စဉ်းစားရန်လိုသည်။ ထို့အပြင် စွမ်းအင်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း၊ တီထွင်စွမ်းသစ်မှု၊ ဒီဂျစ်တယ်စနစ်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း၊ က...

Twante canal crossing bridge to be built in Seikkyi Khanaungto

11 SEP 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Seikkyi Kanaungto Township is well known as an island town and most of the residents rely upon the motor vessels to cross the river. So, authorities are planning to build the Twante canal crossing bridge.There are over 35,000 people in nine wards...

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