Myanmar ports’ workload doubled in 10 years

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yangon_port1The Workload of Yangon Port in Myanmar has doubled in last ten years, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA), Eleven Myanmar reported.

During the decade from the fiscal year 2003-04 to the fiscal year 2012-13, handling of cargoes and containers by the ports has grown by 100 per cent.

“MPA has also invited private businesses to cooperate in upgrading Port of Yangon, the main port. Workload of Yangon ports has doubled in last decade,” said Mya Than, the chief engineer for MPA.

Their general cargo handling reached 24,168 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2013-14), more than a double rise from 9,800 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2003-04. And their container handling also reached more than 6,000 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2013-14, from just around 2,600 metric tons in the fiscal year 2003-04.

The Port is the premier port of Myanmar and handled about 85 per cent of the country’s exports and imports. It has four main terminals such as Bo Aung Kyaw, Myanmar Industrial, Asia World, and Myanmar International Thilawa Terminal which can handle containers. The most of vessels called to the port were cargo ships which represented 40 per cent.

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The Workload of Yangon Port in Myanmar has doubled in last ten years, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA), Eleven Myanmar reported.

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yangon_port1The Workload of Yangon Port in Myanmar has doubled in last ten years, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA), Eleven Myanmar reported.

During the decade from the fiscal year 2003-04 to the fiscal year 2012-13, handling of cargoes and containers by the ports has grown by 100 per cent.

“MPA has also invited private businesses to cooperate in upgrading Port of Yangon, the main port. Workload of Yangon ports has doubled in last decade,” said Mya Than, the chief engineer for MPA.

Their general cargo handling reached 24,168 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2013-14), more than a double rise from 9,800 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2003-04. And their container handling also reached more than 6,000 metric tonnes in the fiscal year 2013-14, from just around 2,600 metric tons in the fiscal year 2003-04.

The Port is the premier port of Myanmar and handled about 85 per cent of the country’s exports and imports. It has four main terminals such as Bo Aung Kyaw, Myanmar Industrial, Asia World, and Myanmar International Thilawa Terminal which can handle containers. The most of vessels called to the port were cargo ships which represented 40 per cent.

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