Southeast Asia’s port scene is incredibly dynamic, and 2017 will be a year of significant changes with big implications for shippers.
28 Nov 2016
Japan signed an agreement to expand the area of land it can develop within the Thilawa special economic zone.
16 Aug 2016
Customs changes could help relieve crippling congestion at the port of Yangon in Myanmar.
30 Jun 2016
“We feel it is very important that we not only have the development of the industrial zones, but we have also been cooperating in the development of the infrastructure that surrounds the SEZ.”
27 Jun 2016
Berth congestion at the Port of Yangon has eased, but congestion in container yards remains a serious problem.
02 Jun 2016
The government of Myanmar is searching for a solution to crushing congestion at the Port of Yangon.
06 May 2016
Japan’s major transportation and logistics companies are on a spending spree in Myanmar.
15 Jan 2016
Japan’s Toyo Construction Co. and JFE Engineering Corp. have won a contract to build a new container terminal at the Port of Thilawa near Yangon, Myanmar, to expand one of the country’s key logistics hubs.
11 Jan 2016
Kerry Logistics Network’s Singapore subsidiary has been awarded the concession to operate inland ports in Yangon and Mandalay, two major commercial cities in Myanmar.
18 Dec 2015
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has set up its second subsidiary in Myanmar, further strengthening its footprint in the increasingly promising Southeast Asia market.
23 Mar 2015
Major Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp. has unveiled plans to set up a logistics subsidiary in Myanmar to cash in on the increasingly promising local market and further strengthen its footprint in the entire Southeast Asian region.