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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 Integrated Port Limited

Location Thanlyin Township
Total Quay Length and Width 656 ft x 55 ft
Accommodative size of vessel 20000 DWT
Water Depth (Apron) 9 meters
Investment Scheme 25 yrs
Investment Amount US$ 14.6 Millions
Start Date of Construction 10-7-1996
Completion Date 25-3-1998

The Myanmar Integrated Port Limited (MIPL) is established on an area of 37 acres (150,000m2) allocated for port services. The facilities of the MIPL terminal are designed to handle both bulk liquid cargo (edible oil) and general cargo. Located at Plot (4), Thilawa Port area, along the shore of the Yangon River, the landing constitutes a perfect berthing place for conventional vessels.

A strategic location, MIPL provides direct access to Thilawa Special Economic Zone and commercial areas. The port is a one stop service facility, equipped to handle all sorts of cargo, from liquid bulk vessels to RORO, project cargo, cruise ships, bulk carriers and LOLO.

MIPL has a skilled and stable workforce with a highly developed and modern infrastructure as well as an extensive warehousing and storage capacity. The port is fully equipped with stevedoring equipment for handling bulk liquid, bulk dry and other dry cargo ships, served by a well-fortified 200 meters jetty, a Warehouse, Tank Farm, Car Parking Site and Steel Drum Factory.