27 April 2017
The shipping is one of the better ways of the Trading for the local and international exporters. Yangon Port Authority started to permit MV-Top Fair vessel for penetrating the goods at the international market. Wai Mar Naing tell us more…
The Hong Kong cargo vessel named MV-Top Fair docked at No. 5 port of Sule Pagoda wharves during this month. It will take 22000 tons of rice from Myanmar sending to the Conakry which is the capital of Guinea, a country in West Africa.
The ship TOP FAIR is a Bulk carrier registered in Panama. It is 190 meter long. It is the very first vessel docked with this length at port according to the statement.
Master Attendant, Myanmar port Authority, Aung Kyaw htoo: According to the Guidelines of Yangon Port Authority, we allowed the 190 meter length cargo vessels to dock at Sule Pagoda wharves for better trading. So we permitted MV. Top Fair and MV. Tomini Amity vessels for docking at Sule Pagoda wharves.
While the vessels become bulky, the importers and exporters would carry their products with low transportation fees in which more products are available according to the official from Myanmar Port Authority.
Assistant Manager, Yangon Port Authority, Khin Maung Myint: In 2016-2017 fiscal year, over 44 vessels docked at No.4, 5 and 6 port of Sule Pagoda wharves including Singapore and Malaysia vessels and more.
Currently, Myanmar exported the rice to the China, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan and many more. At that time, there are 33 international dockyards in Yangon.