Transport and shipping

Transport infrastructure and facilities

PAS profits jump 45 percent in one year

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only international deep-sea port of Cambodia, yesterday, reported a net profit of KHR 121.96 billion for last year, a surge of KHR 37.81 billion or 44.93 percent compared to 2022. ... ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501466079/pas-profits-jump-45-percent-in-one-year/

Chinese firms show feasibility of Light Railway connecting airport, metro in Phnom Penh

The feasibility of a Light Railway line connecting Phnom Penh to the new airport and planned city metro (subway) was presented by the China Metro Group and Guangzhou Metro Group to the Inter-Ministry Committee of Cambodia on Saturday, said the Council for the Development of ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501457950/chinese-firms-show-feasibility-of-light-railway-connecting-airport-metro-in-phnom-penh/

$35M for rural road resilience work signed off by World Bank

The World Bank (WB) has approved an additional $35 million of financing projects which will improve the quality of rural roads in Kratie, Kampong Cham and Tbong Khmum provinces. It is expected that the work will improve the lives of more than two million people ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/-35m-for-rural-road-resilience-work-signed-off-by-world-bank

Ministry achieves over 56% of road construction goals

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) had set a target of building and constructing 850 national and provincial roads with a length of more than 20,000 km by end 2023, with the roads been paved with rubber and concrete. ... ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447891/ministry-achieves-over-56-of-road-construction-goals/

Emirates to resume daily Phnom Penh service in May

Emirates airline will restart its daily service to Phnom Penh starting from May 1 via Singapore, boosting the airline’s Southeast Asian connectivity to and from Dubai, and linking two trade and leisure centres in the region. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501448533/emirates-to-resume-daily-phnom-penh-service-in-may/

RRC to beef up investment on northern railroad line project

The Royal Railway of Cambodia (RRC) has unveiled its plan for additional investment to improve the northern railroad line, currently out of service. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447875/rrc-to-beef-up-investment-on-northern-railroad-line-project/

Cambodia invests $40B in infrastructure over 10 years

Cambodia has spent about $40 billion developing infrastructure in the last decade, with the Master Plan on the Cambodian Transit and Logistics System 2023-2033 laying out a roadmap for the next 10 years. ... ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-invests-40b-in-infrastructure-over-10-years

Technical study presents positive findings on city light rail in PP, Siem Reap

China Metro Group conducting technical studies on the light rail transit system in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province has reported a positive move in the studies, citing its commitment to make the projects successful. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444019/technical-study-presents-positive-findings-on-city-light-rail-in-pp-siem-reap/

Govt seeks $40B capital to build infrastructures by 2033

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) yesterday held a meeting to review the process of transport and logistics master plan as the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) seeks an investment capital of nearly $40 ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443206/govt-seeks-40b-capital-to-build-infrastructures-by-2033/

Koh Rong int’l airport construction begins

State authorities have confirmed that the earthworks for the first phase of construction of the Koh Rong International Eco-Tourism Airport is now underway on the island. ... ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427850/koh-rong-intl-airport-construction-begins/

Gov’t okays for feasibility study on Mondulkiri Airport

The Royal Government of Cambodia has given the green light for an international consortium to initiate a feasibility study regarding the construction of a new airport in Ou Reang district of Mondulkiri province. ... ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425635/govt-okays-for-feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport/

New M’kiri airport to boost tourism, economy but deforestation concerns linger

The government has permitted private firm Focus Trans Global Venture Co Ltd (FTGV) to study the construction of a new airport in Mondulkiri province, northeast of Cambodia, as well as invest in a build, operate and transfer (BOT) model, the Office of the Council Minister ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/new-mkiri-airport-to-boost-tourism-economy-but-deforestation-concerns-linger/

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/

Feasibility study on Mondulkiri airport greenlighted: Gov’t

Cambodia has authorised the FOCUS Consortium to initiate a feasibility study on an investment project for constructing a new airport in Mondulkiri province, envisioning it as part of a satellite town development initiative. ... ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/feasibility-study-on-mondulkiri-airport-greenlighted-gov-t

Ministry discusses measures to improve rural roads

A meeting chaired by Minister of Rural Development Chhay Rithisen discussed measures to improve the quality of rural roads and infrastructure. ... ...

Som Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417619/ministry-discusses-measures-to-improve-rural-roads/

PM says Japan reviewing proposal for bridge connecting PP and Kandal

Prime Minister Hun Manet has said that Japanese government is examining the possibility of helping the government to build a bridge across the Mekong River, connecting Phnom Penh City and Kandal province. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412206/pm-says-japan-reviewing-proposal-for-bridge-connecting-pp-and-kandal/

China shares opportunities with Cambodia and world via Maritime Silk Road

The 187-km Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, built under the BRI, shortens the travel time between the capital city and the international deep-water seaport city of Sihanoukville from six hours to just two, said Sar Kackada, mayor of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398744/china-shares-opportunities-with-cambodia-and-world-via-maritime-silk-road/

National Road 5 to facilitate goods transport and enhance connectivity

Two key road sections of the National Road 5 linking Phnom Penh and Battambang province will play an important role in facilitating travel flows, goods transportation and enhancement of regional connectivity. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396473/national-road-5-to-facilitate-goods-transport-and-enhance-connectivity/

Physical infrastructure development remains a priority for Cambodia

Physical infrastructure development remains a main priority of the Royal Government of the 7th legislature of the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Dr Hun Manet at the inauguration ceremony of 246.15-kilometer-long portion of National Road (NR) No. 5 from PrekKdam in Kandal province to Battambang ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396746/physical-infrastructure-development-remains-a-priority-for-cambodia/

Cambodia to construct two more airports

Cambodia will add two more airports to the construction agenda in a bid to improve connectivity between the country and other tourism hubs in the world, said Mao Havannall, Minister in charge of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501394752/cambodia-to-construct-two-more-airports/

Government to expand road from new Siem Reap Airport to provincial city

The Royal Government has planned to upgrade the National Road (NR) 6 from the T-junction of the highway from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (SAI) in Siem Reap to the provincial city with a distance of nearly 20 kilometres at an estimated cost of $60 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501393810/government-to-expand-road-from-new-siem-reap-airport-to-provincial-city/

PM promises more infra for Capital development

The Royal Government of Cambodia is planning to build more roads and bridges to support the economic growth of the country, facilitating the travel of people and transport of goods. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501393569/pm-promises-more-infra-for-capital-development/

NR 5 helps boost trade and connect the region

The construction of the northern section of the National Road 5 (NR 5) from Battambang to Serey Sophorn city is completed and has been put in service. ... ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004494/nr-5-helps-boost-trade-and-connect-the-region/

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