Pakokku port is close to Nyaung-U, on the other side of the Ayeyarwaddy river. Most cargo activity takes place in the Nyang-U port. Pakokku port is mainly used for passengers; small local boats (6m long, 20HP engine boats). Pakokku port is managed by the Inland Water Transport office in Nyaung-U. There is no congestion and no bottlenecks (no waiting time to dock).
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Key port information can also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com
PORT LOCATION & CONTACT
Province or District:
Town or City:
(Nearest location with distance from port)
Port's Complete Name:
Port of Pakokku
Managing Company or Port Authority:
(If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)
Inland Water Transport office, Nyaung-U.
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, 40km distance
(Myanmar Airlines, Air KBZ, General Airways, MANN Yadanarpon airlines, Golden Myanmar Airlines, FMI Air, Yangon Airways, Asian Wings Airways)
Pakokku port overview
Pakokku cargo port
Private companies and boat owners who own individual boats operate mainly in Pakokku. No larger boat transport companies were found. Inland Water Transport can provide 30m long passenger boats that have cabins and max. 5 MT cargo capacity.
For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: HQ staff will input a link to section 4.4 Port and Waterways Companies Contact List here.
Cargo Handling is approximately 1000 MT/month in Pakokku (rice, pulses, lumber). There is no container handling capacity. 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.
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Dry season March-April, restricted draft to max. 1.3m (4.5ft)
Major Import Campaigns
Busy during Oct-Dec, harvest season
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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.
al handling charges.
Type of Berth
Imports - Bagged Cargo
Exports - Bagged Cargo
Imports and Exports - RoRo
There is no stand-by port handling equipment, manual labour is the most dependable. A mobile crane with a limited capacity of 2.5 to 5 MT is available from two local companies: U Khin Ko Ph#+95-62-21966/ -9-6570217/ -9-2300168 and U Khin Maung Gyi Ph (+95-9-7777790/777778890).
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Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
2 mobile cranes, Max 5MT capacity can be hired
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
Number of Storage Facilities
Area (square meters)
The daily labour rate is 2000 Kyatt/MT for unskilled labour. The labourers are contracted by the business people themselves. Daily rate 3000-6000 Kyatt/day for unskilled labour. 8000-12000 Kyatt/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