Yangon ports now able to receive bigger ships

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 the best year in the history of the Yangon River, […]

Rice federation proposes exports via Pathein, Sittway ports

Officials from Myanmar Rice Federation have submitted a plan to export rice via seaports in Pathein, Ayeyawady Region, and Sittway, Rakine State, in addition to Yangon ports, especially to Bangladesh. The proposal was made during a regular meeting between Vice President Myint Swe and Myanmar businesspeople at the office of the Republic of the Union […]

MOGE Invitation for Open Tender. Closing Date 11 Sept 2017.

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats. Sr.No Tender No Description Remark (1) DMP/L-062(17-18) Spares for Cummins Engine (KTA 230C-1050) (29) Items Ks (2) DMP/L-063(17-18) Spares for 273 KW Caterpillar Gas Engine Lighting Set (1) Item Ks (3) DMP/L-064(17-18) Spares for […]

Twenty-seven new piers planned in Thilawa SEZ by 2020

Construction of 27 piers in Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will begin this year for completion by 2020, according to a report in yesterday’s Myawady Daily newspaper. Some piers are used for general cargo while others are designated for specific goods. Five piers are expected to be completed by 2018. Six new piers were established […]

Vehicle importers quiet on missing parts, says deputy minister

A conspiracy of silence seems to surround the issue of parts allegedly stolen from imported vehicles at Yangon ports, parliament heard on July 13. That was the conclusion reached by Magwe Region MP U Hla Swe, who claimed stolen parts, including TVs, CD players, spare wheels and floor mats, were being pilfered at the ports […]

Deadline set for Myanmar’s timber exports

The Forest Department of Myanmar has recently announced a deadline for raw log exports through Yangon ports. The deadline is midnight on March 31, according to the department. It will allow timber to be loaded onto ships docked at Yangon ports until that time. As of April 1, the government will only allow the export […]