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  • 19 June 2012

    Two senior officials from Myanmar MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT will brief participants of the 6th Myanmar Business Conference on Opportunities in Port business and a Shipyard expansion plan respectively. The 6th Myanmar Business Conference on 16 & 17 July 2012 in Singapore will have 10 Key Myanmar officials speaking on Foreign Investment laws, Condominium laws, legal […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Amyotha Hluttaw – Myanmar’s House of Nationalities (Upper House) – addressed strategies to mitigate erosion along the Yangon River during its meeting on August 21st in Nay Pyi Taw. According to U Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister for Transport and Communications, the Myanmar Port Authority is working on a project that will dredge part of the […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jason Chiang, Director of Ocean Shipping Consultants, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, will be discussing the topic of Myanmar’s port development at the 15th ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference 2017, taking place for the first time in Yangon, Myanmar from 6-7 July. Mr. Chiang will be talking at the event on the topic of “Myanmar port development […]

  • 16 September 2013

    China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation handed over a total of 19 dredgers and supporting vessels to Myanmar at the commissioning ceremony held at Nanthida Jetty of Yangon on Saturday, 14 September. The dredgers and supporting vessels imported from China CATIC Co., Ltd with assistance of a preferential loan provided by the China EXIM […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Thai and Myanmar leaders have introduced plans to form a joint committee to supervise the construction of the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar. According to bernama.com, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in her meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein discussed the Thai-Myanmar cooperation on the development of the Dawei deep seaport and other development projects […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (October 3) with the Government of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to $53 million for the Mandalay Port Development Project. The objective of the project is to modernize the Port in Myanmar’s second largest city, Mandalay, which is located in the […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to push forward the construction of a joint transportation route after receiving the green light from the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Committee. Following a recent visit to Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri province by Myanmar President Thein Sein, Minister of Transport Charupong Ruangsuwan stated that the president is intent […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Myanmar President Thien Sein, and announced that the two countries have agreed to expand cooperation in various areas. The Thai Prime Minister and Myanmar President yesterday held a joint press conference, announcing that Thailand will participate in the next joint committee meeting, to which Myanmar will play host. […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar Port Development Forum is scheduled for 11-13 November 2013, in Parkroyal Yangon, Myanmar. Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Transport, the first Myanmar Port Development Forum will showcase key Port projects, related infrastructure development and partnership opportunities being created. Myanmar is vigorously initiating trade and investment reforms across a range of industries, leading […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Myanmar are making good progress in cooperation in the field of water management, Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment said during her visit to Myanmar. Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen and Myanmar’s Vice President U Nyan Tunthe, attended the seminar Developing Myanmar Waters Sustainably: from Vision to Implementation […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar Port Development Forum is scheduled for 11-13 November 2013, in Parkroyal Yangon, Myanmar. Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Transport, the first Myanmar Port Development Forum will showcase key Port projects, related infrastructure development and partnership opportunities being created. Myanmar is vigorously initiating trade and investment reforms across a range of industries, leading […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the extreme rainfall and subsequent floods late July and early August, the Myanmar government requested the Dutch Government for an expert judgement on improvement of their flood protection system. Rob Steijn of consultancy firm Arcadis was leader of the Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team of six flood experts that visited Myanmar from 31 August till […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) is now in Myanmar as an adviser the local government on flood control and solutions for flash floods. Following last year’s hurricane Komen that severely affected the country, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment offered Nyan Tun Aung, Minister of Transport of Myanmar, a DRR-Team to support […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Myanmar’s President Thein Sein yesterday went on an inspection tour of the Kyee Ni lake dredging program, located in the township of Yamathin, Mandalay Region. During the visit, the president was joined by Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker, Khin Aung Myint and union ministers. According to Myanmar News Agency, the president oversaw the construction of spillways and sluice […]

  • 27 May 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has launched a new representative office in Myanmar, one of the world’s youngest democracies. Royal HaskoningDHV was one of the first Dutch firms to head back to Myanmar in December 2011 and recently won its 6th assignment to design new river terminals in Mandalay and […]

  • 22 June 2011

    India’s bid for an alternative trade transit route to its northeastern states took a giant leap forward with Myanmar Tuesday agreeing to a proposal to realign a strategically important multi-modal transport project through the Kaladan river in the Bay of Bengal. The project envisages linking India’s eastern ports, particularly those in West Bengal, through the […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Academy of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 was held in Yangon last week. It all started on Tuesday 10 May as forty selected students and young professionals from nine universities and institutes across Myanmar came together for a three-day intensive program to learn about sustainable delta development. Through a rich program of case studies, […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) has delivered five cutter suction dredgers, two backhoe dredgers, four split hopper barges, a tug boat, a landing craft and six aid vessels to the Department of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems of Myanmar, reports mmtimes.com. According to U Tun Lwin Oo of the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) has contracted Royal HaskoningDHV for a Feasibility Study on improvement of the navigability of the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar. The Ayeyarwady River connects the 2 most important cities of Myanmar, Yangon (5 million inhabitants) and Mandalay (1 million inhabitants) with the hinterland. […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has started collecting the knowledge and data required to develop an integrated water management plan for Myanmar. Water management, which was severely neglected for decades under the military junta, will have to be built up again from scratch and so the government of Myanmar has asked the Netherlands to direct the development of an […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Myanmar’s government is planning to dredge the mouth of the Thanlwin River to improve the navigation by deepening the estuary to accommodate the current fleet of container ships, reports Elevenmyanmar. The private sector is also becoming an increasingly important partner in this project, since the government is not able to bear all the costs […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 is now officially launched, announced Deltares today. The challenge is an exciting program in which university students are invited to investigate key water problems in their own country and cooperate with professionals experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. The program specifically appeals to the interests, skills and capabilities of young people and […]

  • 23 July 2012

    During the official trip to Thailand, the President of Myanmar has paid a visit to the country’s key investment and industrial hub in the eastern seaboard. He is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today to discuss and sign three memorandums of understandings (MOUs). The issues included in the MoUs are the overall […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia: Boskalis Signs Contract for St Petersburg Port Project Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg.   Australia: Infrastructure Heavyweights Compete for Melbourne Port Project The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime […]