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Mergui Port (MMMER)

Port Code MMMER City Mergui
Port Name MERGUI Country/Region Myanmar
Category Port City Route SINGAPORE/MALAYSIA/VIETNAM/THAILAND
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Mergui Port (MMMER)

Overview:

      Port city of the Danlao islands in southern Myanmar. Located in the east side of the Andaman Sea near the mainland island. The population is about 50000. There are rubber planting industries, tin mining, tungsten mining, pearl gathering and fishing are also important. For the Malaysian Trade Center, the goods transported account for about one fifth of Myanmar's trade volume. With Yangon and Singapore have sea and air transport links.

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Summary of MMMER

The Port of Mergui (Port Code:MMMER), once called Myeik or Mergui Town boasts a four-hundred year old maritime history, stretching back to the heyday of the East India Trading Company, who once utilised Myeik strategically important location as one of their far-eastern trading outposts. Mergui is a busy port engaged in coastal trade (rubber, tin ore, rattans, dried fish, edible birds’ nests) north to Yangon (Rangoon) and south to Malaysia. It occupies an offshore island in the Andaman Sea at the mouth of the Great Tenasserim River.