A total length of Myanmar coast is 2228 km (1,260 nautical miles), along the Rakhine coast is 713 km, along the delta area is 437 km and the coast of Tanintharyi is 1078 km long. Of the nine ports along the coast, Yangon port is a major international port, handling more than 90 % of the country’s normal exports and imports. In terms of number of wharfs, there are 27 berths in Yangon Inner Harbour with the total quay length of 4,640 m. In Thilawa Outer Harbour, there has been 20 berths with total quay length of 3,801 m.
International Bulk Terminal Thilawa which was implemented by Capital Diamond Star Group, Kamigumi Co., Ltd and Lluvia Co., Ltd. at Plot No. 30 and 31, Thilawa Port Area, Yangon Region. By the permit granted by Myanmar Investment Commission, Myanma Port Authority and Diamond Star Co., Ltd have been signed BOT Contract and Land Lease Agreement on 13.5.2015 for the Development of a Modern Multi-Purpose International Terminal with an aim to develop Agricultural and Grain terminal specialised bulk cargo handling. IBTT Project includes not only the construction and operation of port terminal but also logistics business related to the operation of a dedicated terminal mainly for the handling of grain as well as silos and warehouse. Port development projects have been implemented especially in Multi-purpose terminal and Container terminal but there is on specified Bulk Cargo Terminal in Myanmar. That is why, International Bulk Terminal Thilawa is one of the first Bulk Terminals in Myanmar. It will lessen transport and logistics cost and improve the competitiveness of Myanmar’s supply chains by making it cheaper and more efficient to transport goods.