Myanmar-Singapore JV to start aluminium shipbuilding

A new white vessel of Tint Tint Myanmar company is now running in Yangon.  Photo: Thant Zin Win
A new white vessel of Tint Tint Myanmar company is now running in Yangon.  Photo: Thant Zin Win

Yangon Ferry Operator Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies will jointly build aluminium ships at the shipyard in Insein Township, Yangon, together with SAM Aluminium Engineering Pte Ltd, pioneers in the craft of aluminium shipbuilding.
Daw Tint Tint Lwin, chairperson of Tint Tint Myanmar gave a remark at the launching event of Lanthit-Sarparchaung route on 1 August.
“We will build the aluminium crafts on a customer-order basis about 6 months to one year in advance. We have a shipyard in Insein. At present, the SAM provides high-quality security system and ship solutions to Yangon water bus system,” she stated.
The old yellow vessels of Yangon Water Bus have been sold to those people doing businesses along the Ayeyawady River. Now, the new white vessels are running in Yangon. The company has another route Manaung-Taungup in Rakhine State.—Thant Zin Win (Translated by Ei Myat Mon)

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