Shipping to and from Myanmar

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Myanmar. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 29-04-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • MM has another big jump to 139 cases vs 85 last Friday.
  • 10 township lockdowns.
  • Yangon Regional Government issue curfew 2200 - 0400h to all stay home.International air commercial flights suspension to May 15.
  • Yangon night curfew (2200 – 0400h) will be effective until 18 June.
  • Yunnan Province government banned all land travel between Myanmar – China border for COVID-19 measures.
  • Trade is still on-going but slower (with strict driver change policy).
  • Banking hours shortened to 1000 – 1400h starting April 28.
  • facing labor shortage due to lockdown and curfew.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Open as normal
Maersk Operational Status
Managing with skelleton staff
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Additional sanitary, mask, googles provided to staff. Communicate via email and phone where possible.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usual
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Maersk warehousing services are approved to open again from Apr 28th after passing inspection.
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
No Maersk depot in VCM
All are 3rd party depots
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Restrictions on certain corridors
Maersk Operational Status
  • Capacity challenge (driver shortage).
  • With news of Yangon night curfew extended to mid-June, day time trucking likely to continue. To verify information with Yangon Regional Government.
  • Due to new regulations restricting people at MM-CN border, truck/commodity can cross, but Myanmar driver must leave truck, with Chinese drivers to pick up the trucks.In addition, since traders from both sides cannot cross the border, Chinese brokers is required to coordinate on the movement at the border itself with Chinese drivers.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Ongoing service from Maersk ex MITT terminal to Yangon
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Only available from/to certain destinations
Maersk Operational Status
Carries ceased commercial flights in the area

Local information

Main office
Yangon
Address
#08/09 18th Floor Junction City Office Tower, Corner of Bogyoke Aung San Road and 27th Road, Papedan Township, Yangon Myanmar
Telephone
+95 1 9253425, +95 1 9253426, +95 1 9253427, +95 1 9253428, +95 1 9253429, +95 1 9253430, +95 1 9253431, +95 1 9253432
Opening hours
Mon-Fri: 08.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.30

With three weekly departures from Myanmar, we seamlessly connect you and your business to the world.

Since 1991, we have built up unrivalled local expertise of business and shipping in Myanmar. Whether you are shipping wood products, refrigerated cargo, garments – or anything in-between – we have the local knowledge, tailored local services and global fleet to get your cargo to its destination on time.

Our office is conveniently located in downtown Yangon, close to the terminal container depots, customs and the Shipping Agency Department.

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