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Port Overview

 

A new cargo port and container terminal is being developed by the regional government of Mandalay with JICA funding in Semeikhon (Myingyan township), 47km North of Myingyan and 94km South-West of Mandalay. It is expected that a barge with 50MT crane will be floated and operational by August 2016 and additional handling equipment and infrastructure may be in place by 2018.

 

As of June 2016 this port is lacking access roads suitable for heavy trucks from Nabuaing village track and a suitable port infrastructure and handing equipment. There is a 50m concrete boat ramp and a 50MT crane on a barge, plus supporting offices.

Port website: http://www.mmidproject.com/SMP.aspx

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)

Mandalay distance: 94 km
Myingyan distance: 47km

Port's Complete Name:

Semeikhon Port

Latitude:

21° 44' 53.8"N

Longitude:

95° 25' 23.4"E

Managing Company or Port Authority:

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

Semeikhon Ayeryarwaddy Port Committee

Myingyan township

Mandalay region

Management Contact Person:

U Thein Soe Win (Port Manager)

Phone: +95-9-796512259

Nearest Airport and Airlines:

(Airlines with frequent international arrivals/departures)

Mandalay International airport, 84.6km distance

(Air Asia, Bangkok Airways, China Eastern, SilkAir, Thai airways, Thai Smile, Myanmar Airways Inter’l)

 

Port Picture

Semeikhon port & Myotha Industrial Park (MIP)

Boat ramp, crane and planned terminal

Existing crane on barge

Existing concrete boat ramp

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development is in charge of the Semeikhon port development.

Address: 26th Street, Between 58th and 60th Street, 
Aung MyayThar Zan, Mandalay, Phone: +95 2 65958, Fax: +95 2 73088. Email: info@mmidproject.com

Port Performance

The channel draft at Semeikhon port in the dry season is minimum 4.6m (15ft) in March/April, and above 18m (60ft) in the wet season. 

SEASONAL CONSTRAINTS

 

Yes / No

From <month> to <month>

Dry Season

Yes

Dry season March-April, restricted draft to max. 4.6m

Major Import Campaigns

No

 

Other

None

 

HANDLING FIGURES 2015

Vessel Calls:

Not operational

Container Traffic: (TEUs)

None

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk

Year 2015

Bulk (MT)

0

Break bulk (MT)

0

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

Not established as of yet.

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 and for the Chindwin river at Monywa and Kalewa.

Berthing Specifications

 

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length

(m)

Maximum

Draft (m)

Comments

Conventional Berth

1 boat-ramp

50

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

As of August 2016 it is expected that a crane operated from a barge, with 50MT capacity and container handling capability will be operational.

No additional handling equipment, nor trucks or trailers are locally available. This may be made available by 2018, depending on further development of the port and industrial zone.

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Dockside Crane

No

  

Container Gantries

No

  

Mobile Cranes

No

50 MT mobile crane on a barge

Capacity to handle 20ft and 40ft containers

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

Not operational yet.

Hinterland Information

As of June 2016 this port is lacking access roads suitable for heavy trucks from Nabuaing town and a suitable port infrastructure and handing equipment.

There is a 22km double lane gravel road that leads East to the new Myotha Industrial Park (MIP), which is under development. The Industrial zone is still lacking an access road to Myo Tha, the nearest town.

There is no connection of Semeikhon port with a 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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