The Port of Yangon is the premier port of Myanmar and handles about 90 % of the country’s exports and imports. The Port of Yangon is situated at Latitude 16 ံ 47′ N and Longitude 96 ံ 15′ E on the Yangon River and about 32 km inland from the Elephant Point on the Gulf of Martaban.
Is Yangon a port city?
The Port of Yangon is the largest city of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), and it was the country’s capital from 1948 to 2006. Located on the central coastline on the banks of the Yangon River, it is 40 kilometers upriver from the Gulf of Martaban off the Andaman Sea.
Is there a sea port in Myanmar?
The Sittwe deep-water port off the west coast of Myanmar, which was a part of the $484 million Kaladan multimodal project constructed by India, is now ready for operation, Union shipping minister Mansukh Mandaviya said.
Is Yangon port open?
The Yangon Port is accessible to vessels of 190 m LOA, 9.3 m Draft, 20000 DWT and Thilawa Port is accessible up to vessels of 200 m LOA, 9.5 m Draft, 33000 DWT. Day shift is from 08:00 hours to 16:00 hours. Night shift is from 20:00 hours to 04:00 hours.
Is Yangon safe for tourists?
Personal security. In all the areas that foreigners are allowed to visit, Myanmar is very safe in terms of personal security: incidents of crime against foreigners are extremely low and Yangon is considered to be one of Asia’s safest large cities, with no areas that need to be avoided.