Infrastructure

Transport and shipping

Plans to widen Nat’l Rd 6 between Siem Reap and Kampong Cham

The Ministry of Public Works has unveiled a project to expand the entire National Road 6 from the current two lanes to four lanes to facilitate travel of people and transportation of goods. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899681/plans-to-widen-natl-rd-6-between-siem-reap-and-kampong-cham/

Four regional airports on shelf courtesy of pandemic

Plans to build new international airports have been put on hold as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to keep tourists and business travelers from visiting the Kingdom.​ ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898872/four-regional-airports-on-shelf-courtesy-of-pandemic/

Air passengers drop by 92 percent in first half

Air passengers handled through the three international airports in Cambodia dropped by 92 percent to 136,680 in the first semester of this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898857/air-passengers-drop-by-92-percent-in-first-half/

Work starts on $3 mn highway in Kampong Cham

Work is under way on a new road in Kampong Cham, funded with $3 million from the World Bank and the Cambodian government. The two-lane double bituminous surface treated road will run nearly 30 kilometres between Boeung Trav and Anlong Koki.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897549/work-starts-on-3-mn-highway-in-kampong-cham/

Kampong Chhnang to benefit from National Road 5 construction

Once the southern section of the National Road 5 Improvement Project is officially launched, Kampong Chhnang province governor Sun Sovannarith expects that it will assist the area in becoming a destination for national and international tourists. ...

Lay Samean
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-benefit-national-road-5-construction

Kratie-Kampong Thom bridge awaiting Hun Sen’s approval

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol is awaiting Prime Minister Hun Sen’s approval to build a bridge connecting the provinces of Kratie and Kampong Thom after the Chinese government agreed to provide a loan to Cambodia. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-kampong-thom-bridge-awaiting-hun-sens-approval

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway 51% complete

The construction of the nearly $2 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is 51.35 per cent complete and is expected to be finished in 2023, according to Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Vasim Sorya.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-51-complete

Kingdom paves way out of Covid slump for transport

Cambodia is committed to join hands with other ASEAN member states and improve its transportation system to offset the cumulative impact of Covid-19 containment measures and boost regional trade, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-paves-way-out-covid-slump-transport

Third Ring Road 50 percent complete

The construction of the $300 million third ring road was 50 percent complete as of early May and is scheduled to be finished next year, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s spokesman Heang Sotheayuth. The 52 kilometre road stretches from National Road ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857557/third-ring-road-50-percent-complete/

Ministry to integrate BeiDou navigation system into transport sector

The China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) is preparing to open an office in Cambodia aimed at promoting the use of navigation satellite system in vehicles as a safety measure across the ASEAN transport sector. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-integrate-beidou-navigation-system-transport-sector

Koh Kong multi-purpose sea port breaks ground

The government on May 13 broke ground on the construction of a $1.5 million medium-sized multi-purpose sea port in Koh Kong province to boost trade and tourism between Cambodia and Thailand. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-kong-multi-purpose-sea-port-breaks-ground

Sihanoukville port terminal construction delayed

Construction of a new container terminal of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port has been delayed to early next year due to slower-than-planned layout design, according to the management. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-port-terminal-construction-delayed

ADB asked to craft game plan for monorail, subway

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on April 6 asked the Metro Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help devise strategies for monorail and subway projects planned for Phnom Penh. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-asked-craft-game-plan-monorail-subway

Bridge across the Mekong in Kratie to begin construction within the year

The government is planning to build a bridge across the Mekong River linking Kratie and Kampong Thom provinces with construction said to start by the end of the year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50824722/bridge-across-the-mekong-in-kratie-to-begin-construction-within-the-year/

Container shortage, rising shipping costs takes bite out of mango exports

A global shortage of containers and rising shipping rates during the Covid-19 outbreak has driven up production costs for the Kingdom’s mangoes and eroded their competitiveness on the international market, according to two leading producers-cum-exporters. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/container-shortage-rising-shipping-costs-takes-bite-out-mango-exports

Bridge linking Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum to open for public soon

The Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River connecting Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum provinces is set to be ready for use soon, with construction works almost 96 percent complete. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819963/bridge-linking-kampong-cham-and-tboung-khmum-to-open-for-public-soon/

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway construction 31.19 percent complete

Ministry of Public Works and Transport has affirmed that the construction of the country’s first-ever expressway from Phnom Penh capital to Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk province is 31.19 percent complete. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814925/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-construction-31-19-percent-complete/

34 roads in Preah Sihanouk to open in April

Thirty-four roads in Sihanoukville are set to open in April ahead of the Khmer New Year holiday, as provincial officials urge contracted construction firms to accelerate their work to be completed as planned. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810348/34-roads-in-preah-sihanouk-to-open-in-april/

National Road 10 project construction on track

National Road 10, which will link Battambang to Koh Kong province, is now 43.75 percent complete and scheduled to open for traffic in 2023. This was announced by the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Bong Bun Hourn following an ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807538/national-road-10-project-construction-on-track/

Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair

Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-rong-island-road-project-30-done-royal-group-chair

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