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One of the Myanmar Maritime Experts at PIANC 7th Biennial Technical Visit

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...
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Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon Program (UWLY) Water Roadmap 2018-2021 Workshop

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 23 rd of July, the UWLY consortium has c...
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Dawei SEZ stands better chance with Japanese participation, officials say

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 ...
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China-led port project inches ahead in Myanmar

​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 ​ By Thompson Chau , Yangon 15 July 19 - Source: Asia Times - Myanmar's US$1.3 billion Kyaukphyu deep-sea port project, a China-backed scheme und...
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Kaladan project’s port and river terminal completed

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...
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Myanmar's strategic coastline lures big Asian economies

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 ...
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Kyaukpyu Deep Sea Port will help boost trade: Chinese ambassador

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 zo...
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Jetties of Yangon Port

19 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Yangon, a commercial hub of Myanmar is a major city operating main maritime trade ports to export and import commodities. Strenuous efforts were made to improve the ports and jetties and the city has built eight new jetties for its ports within three...
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New Yangon port to be constructed as trade volumes rise

05 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Adani Yangon International Terminal is developing a container terminal in Ahlone township, which is by the Yangon River, in anticipation of higher trade volumes in the coming years. The company, which is registered in Myanmar and incorporated in Singapore, receive...
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Steel rails for Yangon-Mandalay railroad arrive at Yangon Port

03 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - 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 a...
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Mine Lar’s Sut Lway jetty seeks to shed its bad image

29 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Hidden deep in the forest about 250 kilometres from the notorious sin city of Mine Lar in Shan State is the decrepit Sut Lway jetty on the Mekong River. Despite its tumble-down appearance, Sut Lway is the gateway for an illicit trade in luxury motor vehicles and o...
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​Better Facilities: USAID To Support For Development Of Jetties

​26 Mar 19 - Source: MITV - A Coordination Meeting for development of jetties took place at Myanma Port Authorities Office in Yangon on 25th March. Union Minister for Transport and Communication U Thant Sin Maung attended the meeting and discussed that it is needed to implement for development of je...
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Country Update Myanmar 2018-12

​This Country Update summarizes some recent development in a number of sub-sectors in or are relevant to the water sector in Myanmar. Urban Development  Water Supply Water Technology Port Development & Inland Waterways And in the end, upcoming events in 2019 are shown. For further enquiries...
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Exciting Week with Professor Tiedo Vellinga from TU Delft in Yangon

Start the Week at Myanmar Maritime University  Prof Tiedo Vellinga was in Myanmar for a week of 25 th to 28 th February. He started the week at Myanmar Maritime University to support the capacity building and improvement of curricula of Port and Harbour Engineering Department. He has done the l...
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News Snapshot: Port Development in Myanmar

​Port Development Theme - February Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in port development in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes -  Background of Po...
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