Thilawa Port

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Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa
Location
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Details
Owned by Hutchison Port Holdings
Available berths 5
Website
www.mitt.com.mm

Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (Burmese: မြန်မာ အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ဆိပ်ကမ်း သီလဝါ MITT) is a deep river port 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Yangon in Myanmar. The international multi-purpose container port, fully owned by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH),[1] can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.[2]

The facility is also adjacent to the soon-to-be-developed Thilawa Special Economic Zone at Thanlyin-Kyauktan area immediately south of Yangon.

Details[edit]

Berths[edit]

  • Number of berth/s: 5 (5~9)
  • Maximum draft: 9m (Depends on latest sounding / monthly forecast draught)
  • Tidal variation: Twice a day (Tidal range: 4.5m to 5.5m)
  • Berth length: Cruise ships can dock up to about 260m (plans are underway to bring it up to 300m). Previous called maximum LOA 238m accepted.
  • Cargo ships at dock: Yes

Port/Terminal Facilities[edit]

  • Terminal building: Situated about 1 km from the pier (wharf head)
  • Meet and greet services: MTT (Myanmar Travels & Tours)
  • Toilet facilities: Available at the office building only
  • Telephones: Not at the terminal but tour agent can arrange
  • Availability of maps and/or brochures: Map available
  • Souvenir shopping: Yes
  • Money exchange: Not available at wharf but MTT can advise
  • Visitors center: Not available at wharf but MTT can advise
  • Limousine services: Not available at wharf but MTT can advise / tour agent can arrange

Transport[edit]

  • Name of closest airport to port/terminal: Yangon International Airport
  • Distance/drive time to airport: About 50 km / 1 hr
  • Transport to airport: By car
  • Can passengers walk to town: No
  • Distance/drive time from port/terminal to downtown: 25 km
  • Availability of taxis at port/terminal: Yes
  • Availability of public transport at port/terminal: No
  • Distance from ship to tour buses: Near to the ship

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Coordinates: 16°39′41″N 96°15′27″E / 16.66139°N 96.25750°E / 16.66139; 96.25750