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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Myanmar Government News

A graphical representation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone and deep sea port project. Courtesy: Roland Berger

Dawei LNG Terminal for Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc recently entered into an agreement with Thailand-based companies to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Dawei special economic zone in the Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar, says local daily Myanmar Times. The firm has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Thai companies Italian-Thai Development and LNG Plus International in Bangkok on August 19 to cooperate on developing the terminal. It will consist primarily of an LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal at Dawei special economic zone. The LNG will be sold through Myanmar and Thailand.

MOL President Koichi Muto making a speech

MOL President Muto Visits Myanmar

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) president Koichi Muto hosted an appreciation cocktail party for government leaders, customers, partners and MOL employees on March 5 at Park Royal Hotel, Yangon. It was well attended by 110 guests including Ichiro Maruyama, Minister-Counsellor/Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan, reaffirming MOL’s expansion plan in the containership business in Myanmar and its commitment in furthering the country’s economic development. "It is my honor to visit Myanmar and I am deeply grateful to the Myanmar government…

Thailand, Burma, Agree to Push Deep-water Port Project

Thailand & Burma establish joint committee to facilitate construction of the border Dawei deep-seas port. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with Myanmar Vice President Nyan Tun at Government House in Bangkok to discuss the Dawei projects, which have only made little headway and remained in need of an estimated 50 billion U.S. dollars in new funding. The two neighboring countries have formed a high-level joint committee to discuss ways and means to facilitate the construction of the Dawei deep-sea port…