Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa is Myanmar’s largest container terminal and it is a 100% foreign investment of a subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate Cheung Kong- Hutchison Holdings (CKHH) group the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator.
The CKHH network of port operations comprises 51 ports, spanning 25 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Over the years, CKHH has expanded internationally into other logistics, transportation-related and hotel businesses. These include cruise ship terminals, airport and hotel operations, distribution centres, rail services, and ship repair facilities.
Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (MITT) is a multi-purpose container terminal located at Thilawa near the mouth of the Yangon River. The terminal offers a comprehensive range of safe, efficient and productive services to the shipping industry 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
MITT is located just 25 kilometres from Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar and the country's international trade portal, through which 90 percent of the nation's maritime trade passes. The terminal is also adjacent to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone which has been operating since September 2015.
MITT have five berths capable of handling a wide variety of cargo. Large Vessels with deeper draft could dock at MITT compared to city terminals. There is also a rail line right into the terminal linking MITT not only with Yangon city but also with the national rail network.