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Ports in Myanmar

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 19 berths with total quay length of 3,591 m.

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Wilmar Myanmar Port Terminal

On 25th March, 2018, Wilmar Myanmar Port Terminal was opened at Thilawa area and which is operated by Wilmar Myanmar Port Terminals (Thilawa) Limited under the BOT system of Myanma Port Terminals (MPA) with 50 years in initial.This is the 3rd general commodity jetty and construction was started in February, 2016 and it is completed at the end of November, 2017.

Information of Wilmar’s Jetty

  • Jetty length : 235 meters
  • Jetty Breadth : 25 meters
  • Access trestle length : 103.65 meters
  • Trestle width : 10.5 meters
  • Minimum depth of water along the jetty :13.0 meters
  • Bollard spacing : 13.0 meters
  • Maximum bollard pull : 150 MT
  • Uniformly distributed load on jetty : 30kN/sq-m
  • Uniformly distributed load on trestle : 21 kN/sq-m
  • Services available : Direct delivery, over side delivery and dumping delivery of cargoes
  • Stevedores : jetty able to provide stevedore service by it own stevedores
  • Crane :Nil (can be arranged shore crane)
  • Hoppers and Grabs : Nil (can be arrange rental)
  • Designed cargo : all general cargoes, bulk cargoes and edible oil cargo

Detail information of existing wharf as following:

  1. Jetty over all length : 232.0 meters
  2. Jetty breadth : 25.0 meters
  3. Access trestle length : 103.65 meters
  4. Trestle width : 15.5 meters
  5. Depth of water at the berth at zero tide : 10.00 meters
  6. Bollard spacing : 13.0 meters
  7. Maximum bollard pull : 150 MT
  8. Maximum designed DWT : 64000
  9. Maximum designed displacement : 49000
  10. Uniformly distributed loads on Platform : 30kN/sq-m
  11. Uniform distributed load on access mole and trestle : 21.5kN/sq-m