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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 28 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.

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Myanmar Industrial Port

Location Ahlone Township
Total Quay Length and Width 509 ft x 59 ft
Accommodative size of vessel 10000 DWT
Water Depth (Apron) 8 meters
Investment Scheme 25 yrs
Start Date of Construction 6-5-2000
Completion Date 4-1-2003


According to the Foreign Investment Law -1998, Myanmar Citizens Investment Law-1988 and Myanmar Companies Act 1914 under 100% Foreign Investment by BOT basic and/or Joint Venture subject to the approval of the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), and in support of country’s economic objectives, Myanmar Annawa Swan:A:Shin Group(S) Co.,Ltd, keeping in live with Myanmar’s Modernization progress, has succeeded in constructing Myanmar Industrial Port on 17.36 acres of land, with the permission of the Myanmar Investment Commission. Myanmar Industrial Port is 100% investment under B.O.T (Build, Operate & Transfer) for 25 years by local investor and is totally the private sector. The investment is Kyats 15,745,485 million. With the objective of opreating the Container Terminal and Inland Container Depot, Myanmar Industrial Port was incorporated on 4th January 2003. This port was constructed solely by Myanmar engineers in the shortest time, with International standard to provide berthing facilities for two 12000 dead weight tonnage sea-going vessels.