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Port Overview

Nyaung-U is close to Pakokku, on the other side of the Ayeyarwaddy river. Most activity in the Nyang-U port is for passengers; about 100 small local boats used for passenger transport and tourist sightseeing (6m long, 20HP engine boats plus larger boats (30m length, 6m width) used for tourists. A privately owned fuel and general cargo port - Latt Htout jetty- is located 24km outside Nyaun-U, which is used for fuel, cement and coal. There is no congestion and no bottlenecks (no waiting time to dock).

Port website: n/a

Key port information can also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com

 

 

PORT LOCATION & CONTACT

Country:

MYANMAR

Province or District:

Mandalay

Town or City:

(Nearest location with distance from port)

Nyaung-U
Distance 24 km cargo & fuel port,
0km passenger port

Port's Complete Name:

Port of Nyaung-U and Latt Htout jetty

Latitude:

21°17'22.37"N (cargo) /  21°12'30.10"N (pax)

Longitude:

95° 6'13.45"E (cargo) /  94°55'0.40"E (pax)

Managing Company or Port Authority:

(If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Inland Water Transport office, Nyaung-U. However the cargo port is privately owned & operated by Famous OK and Apache Cement.

Management Contact Person:

Mr. U Aung Cho Myint (Manager- Inland Waterway Department, Pakokku-Nyaung-U), Nyaung U Office Ph#-95-9-43008220

Nearest Airport and Airlines:

(Airlines with frequent international arrivals/departures)

Nyang-U airport, 26km distance

(Myanmar Airlines, Air KBZ, General Airways, MANN Yadanarpon airlines, Golden Myanmar Airlines, FMI Air, Yangon Airways, Asian Wings Airways)

 

Port Picture

Famous OK fuel port, Nyaung-U

Apache Cement cargo port, Nyaung-U

Passenger port, Nyaung-U

Passenger Jetty, Nyaung-U

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

At Latt Htout jetty, the fuel port is managed by Famous OK (U Kyaw Myint Thu, Ph#+95-66-22865 ) and the cargo port managed by Apache Cement (U Thein Myint Win Ph# +95-9-977830710). Famous OK has a fuel barge and plus several storage tanks for a total of 500,000 gallons (2.273 million litre) capacity of premium diesel.
At the passenger port there are many individual boat owners, Inland Water Transport, who compete with (older) 30m long passenger boats that have cabins and max. 5MT cargo capacity against private companies that have newer passenger boats with cabins.

Port Performance

Cargo Handling is approximately 40 MTs/month at the jetty in Nyaung-U. There is no container handling capacity. The Fuel and cargo port are responsible for about 2000MT/ month, mainly fuel, cement and coal.

The channel draft in the dry season is average 2.12m (in March/April), and above 2,12m in the wet season. In the dry season the maximum draft is 1.3m (4.5ft) and in the wet season a maximum draft of 1.8m (6ft) is allowed. Maximum vessel size that are normally operating in the Ayeyarwaddy are 60mx12m (200ftx40ft) using 200 HP engines. 

SEASONAL CONSTRAINTS

 

Yes / No

From <month> to <month>

Dry Season

No

Dry season March-April, restricted draft to max. 1.3m (4.5ft)

Major Import Campaigns

Yes

Busy during Oct-Dec, harvest season

Other

None

 

HANDLING FIGURES 2015

Vessel Calls:

175/month NyaungU

Container Traffic: (TEUs)

None

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk

Year 2015

Bulk (MT)

24,480 MT

Break bulk (MT)

0

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

Ships are charged a standard fee for use of the waterway by the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System (DWRIRS), under the Ministry of Transport & Communications. DWRIRS charges 0.20 Kyat/MT capacity/mile, per trip (rate as of Jun 2016). This is charged at the river stations Twantay, Nyaungdong, Pyay, Magway, Mandalay and Kathar.

Berthing Specifications

 

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length

(m)

Maximum

Draft (m)

Comments

Conventional Berth

1 jetty

20

2.12m

 

Container Berth

No

  

 

Silo Berth

No

  

 

Berthing Tugs

No

  

 

Water Barges

No

  

 


General Cargo Handling Berths

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

None

Exports - Bagged Cargo

None

Imports and Exports - RoRo

None

Other Imports

None

Port Handling Equipment

Port handling equipment is normally not available: manual labour only.

At Pakokku port it is possible to hire a 5MT mobile crane

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Dockside Crane

No

5 MT mobile crane available at Pakokku port

Normally manual labour is used

Container Gantries

No

  

Mobile Cranes

No

  

Reachstacker

No

  

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

No

  

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

No

  

Transtainer

No

  

Forklifts

No

  

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

None

None

Container Freight Station (CFS)

No

 

Refrigerated Container Stations

No

 

Other Capacity Details

  

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

n/a

 

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

n/a

 

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

n/a

 

Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)

n/a

 

Customs Guidance

No customs office is available

Terminal Information

Multipurpose Terminal

None

Grain and Bulk Handling

None

Main Storage Terminal

None

Storage Type

Number of Storage Facilities

Area (square meters)

Bagged Cargo

No

 

Refrigerated Cargo

No

 

General Cargo

No

 

Stevedoring

The daily labour rate is 2000 Kyat/MT for unskilled labour. The labourers are contracted by the business people themselves. Daily rate 3000-6000 Kyat/day for unskilled labour. 8000-12000 Kyat/day for skilled labour.

Hinterland Information

Road option available only. There is no connection to the railroad.

Port Security

No security, the port is not fenced. 

Security

ISPS Compliant

No

Current ISPS Level
(Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)

 

Police Boats

No

Fire Engines

No



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