During the public holidays, the Myanmar Ports Authority and ports are providing non-stop operations to ensure the smooth flow of cargo. Effectively prevent COVID-19 infections; Control During the nine-day public holiday from July 1 to 25, the Myanmar Ports Authority and ports will provide non-stop services to ensure the smooth operation of international trade and cargo flows, according to the Myanmar Ports Authority. In addition, the deployment of ships will take place on July 18 during the holidays. Delivery Order (DO) will be issued at the Agent Department on July 20 and 22, and if necessary, you can contact the relevant lines of the Agent Department.
To increase imports to meet domestic demand, a total of 37 container vessels will be added to each shipping line this month (July). According to data released by the Myanmar Ports Authority, it is planned to expand the services of various container carriers in order to increase open season exports and increase imports according to domestic demand. More international container and general cargo ships have arrived at Yangon ports since May, handling more than 11,000 containers and 115,000 metric tons of general cargo, according to the Myanmar Ports Authority. Yangon Port is under the supervision and management of the Myanmar Ports Authority. Due to the cooperation of shipping lines and importers, container vessels can be serviced in an average of three days in May 2021.
Shipments and cargo handling have risen since May, handling more than 11,000 containers and 115,000 metric tons of general cargo. In June, up to 40 container vessels entered the country. Maersk Line Myanmar (Sealand Maersk) has launched three new container vessels to meet the needs of maritime trade. The three new ships will have a capacity of 1,750 TEU 21,000 metric tons (9.5 meters in depth) and were built specifically for the Myanmar market. With the expansion of these new container vessels, there will be enough space & equipment for exports and shipments will not have to wait for a booking. The discovery of a new waterway on the Yangon River has allowed international vessels to enter and leave the port of Thilawa, which has been allowed to raise the water limit. According to a statement from the Myanmar Ports Authority, 152 vessels over 30,000 tonnes entered Rangoon port and Thilawa port in the five months since the new dam was allowed to be extended due to the discovery of a new waterway on the Yangon River.
Source: Daily Eleven