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Bassein Port (MMBSX)

Port Code MMBSX City Bassein
Port Name BASSEIN Country/Region Myanmar
Category Port City Route SINGAPORE/MALAYSIA/VIETNAM/THAILAND
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Bassein Port (MMBSX)

Overview:

      Myanmar commercial port.It is located on the East Bank of xibosheng River in the delta of Irrawaddy River in the south of the country, 150 km to the west of Yangon, about 75 nautical miles from the estuary, and near the Strait of preparis.The sea route is 364 nautical miles away from the port of Abu CHAB in the west, 258 nautical miles away from the port of Yangon in the East, 310 nautical miles away from the port of maotemian in the southeast, 791 nautical miles away from the port of Yokohama in the southeast and 1179 nautical miles away from the port of Singapore.Inland rivers are closely linked with the Irrawaddy Delta.In winter, only ships with draught of 7.0 meters can enter the port. In summer, ships with draught of less than 7.3 meters can enter the port.The port area extends about 8 km from north to south along the East Bank of the Bosheng river. There are 6 public wharves and 20 enterprise owned wharves such as rice mills. The water depth along the side is 5.2-7.1 meters. There are 3 mooring buoys and 1 Floating Wharf in the center of the river. The latter can reliably berth 122 meter long ships.

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Summary of MMBSX

Bassein Port (port code: MMBSX), formerly called Pathein Port, is a medium-sized commercial port in Myanmar. Situated 121 kilometers above the mouth of the Bassein, it is easily accessible.
The port area extends about 8 kilometers from north to south along the East Bank of the Bosheng river. There are 6 public wharves and 20 enterprise owned wharves such as rice mills.
The port offers facilities for handling break bulk. The main exports leaving this port include rice, rice products, and timber. With a maximum draft of 6.4 meters being allowed, the maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 72 meters.