Singapore firm to build offshore base in Myanmar

Kuala Lumpur: Singapore-based Myanmar Offshore Supply Base (MOSB) will construct, manage and operate a new port facility in Mawlamyine in Mon state. The site is on the Gulf of Martaban, acorss the bay from Yangon. The port will help energy firms get offshore production assets and drilling rigs into the Southeast Asian state.

MOSB executive chairman Leonard Oh said: “We see it as a long-term synergy with the Myanmar government to propel the national economy, support and expand the local infrastructure as well.”

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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