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Yangon was a fishing village know by the name of Dagon up to the mid eighteenth-century. It was not yet established as a seaport then. At that time, ThanLyin, Pathein, Mottama and Pegu were mostly used as seaports.
In 1775, King Alaung Phaya seized to the territories along the Ayeyarwaddy river and reached Dagon. The name Dagon was changed to Yangon by the King.


Chronological Events of Yangon Ports

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Aims and Objectives

All the sea ports of Myanmar are administered by the Myanma Port Authority (MPA) under the management of the MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT.

To the earn revenue for the State, Services (loading, discharging, storage of cargoes, receipt and delivery of transit cargoes, etc.) are provided to the vessels calling at all the ports of Myanmar within a minimum time, which is the turn-round time of the vessels.


Rule and Regulations

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Duties and Functions of Traffic Department

The main functions of Traffic Department are as follows: 

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Duties  And  Functions  Of  SAD

  • Acceptance of  Agency  Appointment
  • Sending and asking proforma estimated  port  Disbursement Account (D/A)  to  ship  owner / operator / charterer
  • Booking  pilot  to  entry  of  the  vessel
  • Making  Berthing   arrangement
  • Arranging  to  handle import  and export     cargoes
  • Doing ship's husbandry matter
  • Issuing Delivery  Order
  • Arranging to get Port clearance


Other  Services  Provided by SAD

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Establishment ,Duties and Functions of Marine Department



Function s of Marine Department

Carrying  out  the marine essential services for vessels calling to  or departure from the Port Limit.

Issuing the regulations concerned in all vessels which are using port limit area to provide move safety and monitoring them to abide by such regulations

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Duties and Responsibilities

Civil Engineering Department is taking of works, related to the smooth operation of traffic flow such as construction and maintenance of wharves, road, retaining walls, buildings and other related civil infrastructures.


Maintenance Divison

Maintenance Division is responsible for maintenance, repair and renewal of pontoon jetties, wharves, slipways, offices, warehouse, godowans, water supply and sanitation facilities, training walls, revetments and navigation related facilities.


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Services in Mechanical Engineering Department

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Accounts Department is responsible for the entire financial affairs of Myanma Port Authority.
•       Financial Accounts of Myanma Port Authority.
•       Ship owners' Accounts.

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Internal Audit Division is responsible for Internal Audit through General Manager to Managing Director of Myanma Port Authority.

Responsibilities  of Internal Audit Division are as follows;

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•    To provide medical treatment for Port employees , their dependents , give emergency treatment for from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm and to give health Education ,health talks daily to the patients.
•    To provide drugs and medicine for employees and their dependents ,light houses,sea going vessels.
•    To provide laboratory facilities for patients and their dependents such as checking of stool urine,blood and sprutum.
•    To provide medical cover and check up for crew of sea going ships and sanitary check up of vessels.