TMIT is located in Thilawa Port Area situating beside Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and being the gateway for the SEZ, is 30 km away from Yangon Down-town area by land transport and is only 6 km away from the Zone A Main Gate of the SEZ.
Compared to Yangon Port, Thilawa Port has a geographical advantage for which larger vessels can berth and less waiting time for tide are required; therefore, it gives shipping companies the benefit and is expected to be used by cargo owners not only in Thilawa area but also in Yangon and other areas.
|Yangon Inner Harbor||Thilawa Area Port|
|Location||32 km from River Mouth||16 km from River Mouth|
|Sandbar||Outer bar and Inner bar||Outer bar|
|Navigation||Only day time (to pass Inner bar)||04:00-21:00|
|Draft||9.3 m||9.5 m|
|LOA||190 m||200 m|
|DWT||20,000 DWT||33,000 DWT|