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Empty containers are only allowed to be stored in the amount permitted and stored in the operating system. Do not store more than the specified amount. The container business mentioned above shall be used for the storage of empty container within the respective terminal area. 

Port Operation License (International)

It must be applied after the construction of accomplished and ongoing international wharf which is located inside and outside the port limit areas, has been completed.

License Fee

Terms of the license shall be 5 years.

License fee shall be US $ 20,000 for the international wharf.

Required Documents

(1)   Detailed Design Drawing of wharf ၊ Design Life and Sounding Chart in front of the wharf.

(2)   Certificate for STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE OF PORT FACILITY issued by the Department of Marine Administration (if an international wharf)

(3)   Port Security Facilities Plan and Oil Spill Contingency Plan if it shall be wharf for loading/unloading of the oil.

(4)  Operation Plan on the basis of wharf length, width, set-up machinery and cargo handling equipment list.

(5)   Detailed information, performance and capacity of cargo handling equipment (attached with country of origin)

(6)   Quantity of loading capacity according to categories (general cargo, container, other) and type of operation.

(7)   System of port business model (B.O.T/ J.V/ own land) and its term.

Steps to apply

Step(1) – After the construction process, port operation license application shall be submitted to Myanma Port Authority with the required documents as mentioned above, for the port facility.

Step(2) – Myanma Port Authority shall conduct inspection to check whether the applications are conformed with regarded procedures.

Step(3) – If in-accordance with the said procedures, respective port shall pay port license fee to the Accountant Section, Myanma Port Authority, and then, the port operation license shall be issued to the applicants.

 

Port Operation License (Coastal / Domestic)

It must be applied after the constructions of accomplished and ongoing coastal terminal/ jetty, which located inside the port limit areas, have been completed.

Service Fee

Terms of license shall be 5 years.

License fee shall be MMK 5,000,000 kyats for the coastal terminal/ jetty.

Required Documents

(1)   Detailed design drawing of terminal/ jetty ၊ Design Life and sounding chart in front of the terminal/ jetty.

(2)  Operation Plan based on the terminal/ jetty length, width, set-up machinery and cargo handling equipment list.

(3)   Detailed information, performance and capacity of cargo handling equipment (attached with country of origin)

(4)   Quantity of loading capacity according to categories (general cargo, container, other) and type of operation.

(5)   System of port business model (B.O.T/ J.V/ own land) and its term.

Steps to apply

Step(1) – After the construction process, port operation license application shall be submitted to Myanma Port Authority with the required documents as mentioned above, for the port facility.

Step(2) – Myanma Port Authority shall conduct inspection to check whether the applications are conformed with regarded procedures.

Step(3) – If in-accordance with the said procedures, respective port shall pay port license fee to the Accountant Section, Myanma Port Authority, and then, the port operation license shall be issued to the applicants.

Issuance of permit to ply within port area 

Permit to ply shall be issued with the purpose of ensuring waterway safety, and for systematic transport without restraint. Any ship shall be allowed to pass within the port area if there’s permit to ply issued by Myanmar Port Authority.

How to apply

For Gearless Carriers and Inland Vessels

Applicants who require permit to ply within port area must apply for temporary permit first.

Upon the expiry of the temporary permit after a period of one year, the permit to ply within the port area (for one year) will be issued

For Geared Carriers under 20 hp

Permit to ply within port area will be issued only after carrier license has already been registered by General Administrative Department of respective Township.

Fee

– Gearless Carriers and Inland Vessels                           –           8500 . 00 MMK

–  one-ton weighed Geared Carriers under 20 hp           –           34 . 000 MMK

Required Documents

Owner or representative

National ID Card and Housing Census (genuine/copy)  – (1) pair

Passport Photo  –  (3) photos

Vessels Photo (front, back, side(left/right))  –  (4) photos

Vessels structure (Drawing plan)  –  (1) photo

Shipyard recommendation –  (1) pair

Service license issued by Central Supervising Body of Myanmar Inshore and Inland Water Transport                               –           (1) pair

Suitable infrastructure and adequate equipment depending on the size of the vessel and tonnage allowed in the license must be provided. Shipyard engineers and skilled workers must be followed laws and regulations prescribed by Ministry of Immigration and Population, Myanmar Council of Engineers and the relevant authorities regarding the shipyard operation.