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
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PORT LOCATION & CONTACT
Province or District:
Town or City:
(Nearest location with distance from port)
Port's Complete Name:
Port of Nyaung-U and Latt Htout jetty
21°17'22.37"N (cargo) / 21°12'30.10"N (pax)
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)
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.
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.
Yes / No
From <month> to <month>
Dry season March-April, restricted draft to max. 1.3m (4.5ft)
Major Import Campaigns
Busy during Oct-Dec, harvest season
HANDLING FIGURES 2015
Container Traffic: (TEUs)
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk
Break bulk (MT)
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.
Type of Berth
General Cargo Handling Berths
Imports - Bagged Cargo
Exports - Bagged Cargo
Imports and Exports - RoRo
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
(Yes / No)
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
5 MT mobile crane available at Pakokku port
Normally manual labour is used
RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)
Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines
Container Facilities Available
Container Freight Station (CFS)
Refrigerated Container Stations
Other Capacity Details
Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)
Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)
Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)
Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)
No customs office is available
Grain and Bulk Handling
Main Storage Terminal
Number of Storage Facilities
Area (square meters)
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.
Road option available only. There is no connection to the railroad.
No security, the port is not fenced.
Current ISPS Level