Transport Minister: Funan Techo Canal Project to Begin Construction in Late 2024

The Tonle Bassac Navigation Road and Logistics System Project, commonly known as the “Funan Techo Canal” project, is scheduled to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony in the fourth quarter of 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425184/transport-minister-funan-techo-canal-project-to-begin-construction-in-late-2024/

PPAP’s jan-june revenue down 19%

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) saw a one percent year-on-year (YOY) uplift in revenue for the month of June, coming in at $3.6 million following a continued decline in the first five months of the year. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/ppaps-jan-june-revenue-down-19

Inter-ministerial commission formed to oversee canal project

The government has established an inter-ministerial commission to implement the long anticipated Bassac-Kep river navigation and logistics system, a first-of-its-kind waterway transportation project in Cambodia which has been named the “Funan Techo Canal”. ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/inter-ministerial-commission-formed-oversee-canal-project

Cabinet approves $1.7B Tonle Bassac project

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved the Tonle Bassac navigation and logistics system project worth approximately $1.7 billion to maximise the potential of Cambodia’s waterway transportation by connecting the Mekong River system to the sea after a 26-month study has been completed, said a ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501294139/cabinet-approves-1-7b-tonle-bassac-project/

Chinese firm wins deal to build 3rd largest port in Cambodia

China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) on Friday secured a contract from a Cambodian firm to construct a multi-purpose seaport in southwestern Cambodia’s Kampot province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501285273/chinese-firm-wins-deal-to-build-3rd-largest-port-in-cambodia/

Koh Kong’s first int’l seaport set for launch

Koh Kong province’s first international seaport, invested in and developed by Koh Kong Port Management Co Ltd, is scheduled to launch in the second half of the year, as a number of linked infrastructure works reach completion, according to provincial governor Mithona Phoutong. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-kongs-first-intl-seaport-set-launch

Construction contract inked for $1.5B Kampot port

Kampot Logistics and Port Co Ltd (KLP) on May 5 signed a construction contract with Chinese state-backed China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) for a $1.5 billion multi-purpose port in Kampot province’s Bokor town. ...

Post Staffs
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-contract-inked-15b-kampot-port

Hopes high for Kampong Chhnang logistics hub

Locally-owned KLP.T Transportation Co Ltd’s new multi-purpose port and logistics centre just east of Kampong Chhnang town is expected to provide a substantial boost to Cambodian freight movement, particularly of agricultural products from the provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake to international markets. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hopes-high-kampong-chhnang-logistics-hub

Bassac-Kampot waterway study to be completed soon

Goods transportation via the Tonle Bassac river to Kampot province’s seaport will boost Cambodia’s inland waterway transport sector on the international stage and bring greater benefits to the national economy as a feasibility study on the project will be soon completed. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501249576/bassac-kampot-waterway-study-to-be-completed-soon/

No issues with Bassac-Kampot seaport project: study

The feasibility study of a navigation and logistics project to link the Bassac River in Phnom Penh to a “seaport” in the Kampot-Kep region shows that there are no technical, environmental or legal issues, according to the transport ministry. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/no-issues-bassac-kampot-seaport-project-study

Bassac sea link needs just one new canal: Chanthol

The completion of a proposed waterway link from the Bassac River to a “seaport” in the Kampot-Kep region will require the excavation of just one new canal, around 7km long, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bassac-sea-link-needs-just-one-new-canal-chanthol

Bassac sea-link to reach Kampot seaport: ministry

A key study on a proposed waterway link from the Bassac River to the sea in the Kampot-Kep region has been completed, the transport ministry reported, revealing plans for the project to connect to a “seaport” in Kampot province, igniting hopes for a solid pop ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bassac-sea-link-reach-kampot-seaport-ministry

Sihanoukville port’s earnings fall 2.75%

According to a report issued by Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, it earned more than 85,117 million riels, equivalent to roughly $65 million, in the first nine months of 2022, marking a 2.75 percent decrease from the same period in 2021. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/sihanoukville-ports-earnings-fall-275

Shipping link with three nations all set

CMA CGM Group, the third largest container shipping company worldwide and number one in France, is slated to launch the Yangon Cambodia Express (YCX), creating a direct link between Myanmar, Cambodia, Singapore and Malaysia, and industry insiders are hailing the service as a promising new ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/shipping-link-three-nations-all-set

Waterway transportation agreement benefits Vietnam, Cambodia

A waterway transportation agreement between Vietnam and Cambodia that came into effect in 2011 has facilitated the passage of nearly 78,000 vessels and more than 406,000 sailors. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175127/waterway-transportation-agreement-benefits-vietnam-cambodia/

PPAP revenue jumps 21 percent in three quarter period

Local publicly-listed river port operator, Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) reported a revenue of over $30.3 million during the January-September period of 2022, a 21 percent year-on-year compared to the same period in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501171763/ppap-revenue-jumps-21-percent-in-three-quarter-period/

Phnom Penh port sees 30% jump in Jan-Sept container throughput

Public listed Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) recorded a 30 percent year-on-year jump in container throughput at 329,043 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) in the first nine months ended Sept 30, 2022 compared to 256,407 TEUs. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/phnom-penh-port-sees-30-jump-in-jan-sept-container-throughput

Kampot Int’l Tourism Port’s waterway set to be deepened: officials

The government is set to begin deepening of the Kampot International Tourism Port’s waterway and additional improvements “soon” to enable safer access for larger vessels, after the main construction work on the 4.25ha site was completed on June 30, according to Kampot provincial deputy governor ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-intl-tourism-ports-waterway-set-be-deepened-officials

SSEZ imports, exports surpass $1.7B in January-August

The volume of imports and exports handled at the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) clocked in at $1.749 billion in the first eight months of 2022, marking a 27.39 per cent rise year-on-year from $1.373 billion, according to the operator. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ssez-imports-exports-surpass-17b-january-august

$1.5M Koh Kong wharf slated for end-2022 inauguration

An under-construction $1.5 million medium-sized multi-purpose sea wharf in Koh Kong province is on course to be inaugurated at the end of 2022, to boost tourism and goods trade with neighbouring countries, the public works ministry reported. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/15m-koh-kong-wharf-slated-end-2022-inauguration

Three-phase port terminal construction project to boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector

The three-phase construction of new port terminal at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port will boost Cambodia’s maritime transport sector, with the first phase set to begin by the end of 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090858/three-phase-port-terminal-construction-project-to-boost-cambodias-maritime-transport-sector/

Kep province to build 2 ports under ADB project

Kep Provincial Administration plans to construct two standard ports for the fisheries and tourism sectors under a Asian Development Bank (ADB) project, which aims to develop these industries in the province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501067972/kep-province-to-build-2-ports-under-adb-project/

Five river port terminals due by November: minister

The TS11 multi-purpose port terminal on the Tonle Sap River in northern Phnom Penh is 85 per cent complete and is on track to be launched on July 1, with four more terminals to be opened by November, according to transport minister Sun Chanthol on ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/five-river-port-terminals-due-november-minister

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