Duties and Functions of Traffic Department

The main functions of Traffic Department are as follows: 

  • allocating of berth for vessels calling Yangon Port
  • unloading and storage of imported cargoes temporarily
  • loading export cargoes in accordance with ship's stowage plan
  • to auction undelivered cargoes
  • supplying cargoes handling equipments and operators
  • providing fresh water
  • to recruit and train workers and assign stevedores
  • leasing land and buildings owned by Myanma Port Authority
  • to levy charges and dues from the port users
  • ensuring safety and security of persons and properties within port area

 

Organization and Establishment Division

The duties of the division are as follows:

  • recruitment and training of employees and managing personnel affairs
  • laying down disciplines which port users must follow
  • analyzing key performance indicators such as berth occupancy, productivity
  • compiling the statements of account for levying charges.

 

Import/Export Division

The duties of the division are as follows:

  • storage of import cargoes at the yard and transit sheds and after that deliver to the consignees
  • assisting pilots in mooring/unmooring
  • performing necessary actions to preserve berths and transit sheds
  • issuing working instructions and by-laws for the operation which must be abide
  • providing landing certificates and short landed certificates
  • compilation of auction list in which cargoes are lying undelivered over two months
  • supplying fresh water to sea going vessels

 

Labour Division

The duties of the division are as follows:

  • recruiting the labours  for port operation
  • assigning dock labours and stevedores on daily basis
  • undertaking necessary measures concerning social security, benefit and welfare for labours
  • opening refresher courses to enhance capacity building

 

Equipment Division

The responsibilities of the division are as follows:

  • providing cargo handling equipments for loading/unloading and delivery of goods.
  • hiring equipments for port operation
  • maintaining and repairing the cargo handling equipments
  • training for handling cargo equipments properly

 

Land and Foreshore Division

The responsibilities of the division are as follows:

  • managing and supervising for leasing warehouses/godowns, land and residential buildings
  •  allocating and controlling  the inland vessels to pontoon or fixed jetties along the foreshore area 
  • collecting charges and dues for using port facilities 

 

Security Division

The functions of the division are as follows:

  • ensuring the safety and security of persons, properties and vessels berthing at the terminals
  • checking and allowing the goods passing through the gates according to the documents
  • cooperating with  the relevant departments in case of crime
  • complying  ISPS Code

 

Clean and Green Division

The functions of the division are as follows:

  • cleaning the garbage and sewage within the port area
  • greening of the port area and maintaining landscape