A cruise ship visits Sihanoukville with 500 multinational tourists

Nautica, a cruise ship sailing under the flag of the Marshall Islands, in on a day-long visit in Cambodia. The cruise ship with 535 tourists of 36 different nationalities on board docked at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port yesterday  morning. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

Japan to loan $383m to develop Sihanoukville Port

Cambodia and Japan have signed an agreement for Tokyo to provide up to $383 million in loans to expand Sihanoukville Autonomous Port’s terminal capability. ... ...

Chhorn Raksmey

A $200m Japanese loan to upscale Sihanoukville Port

Plans are in place for Cambodia to sign a $200 million loan with Japan to jointly develop Sihanoukville’s deep-sea port to enable ships that weigh up to 1,200 tons to dock. ... ...

Chhorn Raksmey

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

PAS extends export-container demurrage

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) is extending the storage grace period from five to seven days from October 1 for export containers passing through the Kingdom’s sole deep-sea port, in a move met with generally positive response from local exporters. ... ...

Thou Vireak

Deep port construction rescheduled for mid-2022

The listed company Sihanoukville Autonomous port has rescheduled its construction plans for the deep water port terminal to mid-2022, with construction set to take three years. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia returns all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to countries of origin

Cambodia has returned all 83 plastic waste-filled containers to their countries of origin, the country's General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) said in a statement on Tuesday.​ ... ...

Mu Xuequan

Firm returns 14 rubbish-filled containers to contries of origin

Chungyuen Plastic Manufacture Co Ltd has returned 14 containers of plastic waste found at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port last month to their countries of origin. It also paid a one billion riel ($250,000) fine, the General Department of Customs and Excise said on Friday. ... ...

Long Kimmarita

Road damage harming S’ville trade

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that road damage in Preah Sihanouk province caused by recent rainfall and traffic congestion has been affecting the transport of goods between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ... ...

Thou Vireak

Kingdom to host Asean ministerial meeting for environmental issues

Cambodia is set to host the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting for the Environment from October 7-11 in Siem Reap province. Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra told The Post on Wednesday that the ministry and stakeholders alike are prepared to host the event but could ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodian firm probed over S’ville plastic waste

Kun Nhem the director-general of the General Department of Customs and Excise, said on Sunday that the owner of a Cambodian business is being questioned over the discovery last week of 83 plastic-rubbish filled containers at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ... ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Japan provides $52M in grants

The Japanese government has provided more than $52 million in grants for Cambodia’s socio-economic development projects so far this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said. ... ...

Thou Vireak

Port cargo traffic at Sihanoukville sees 16% first quarter rise

In the first quarter of this year, cargo traffic through the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port rose 16 per cent year-on-year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. Chanthol, speaking at the 133rd International Labour Day anniversary in Preah Sihanouk province on Wednesday, said ...

Hin Pisei

Trade logistics centre west of Phnom Penh is in planning

An assessement of plans to build a groundbreaking trade logistics centre west of Phnom Penh will begin soon, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation said. An early stage feasibility analysis of the Phnom Penh Logistics Complex is set to begin early next year, supported ...

Hor Kimsay

Land deal ends Preah Sihanouk province dispute

Forty-two families living in Sihanoukville’s Muoy commune, who claim to have a land dispute with a Sihanoukville Autonomous Port official Chan Kang, have been given land plots by Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities. ... ...

Pech Sotheary

Thai project to benefit Cambodia

The Thai government has approved the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), linking the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar with Sihanoukville in Cambodia and Vung Tau port in Vietnam, according a report in the Bangkok Post. ... ...

Sum Manet

Second port plans to list on bourse

The largest port in the Kingdom, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, will list on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) in the first half of next year, its director general Lou Kim Chhun said yesterday. ... ...

May Kunmakara

Business briefs

The country’s two largest ports saw traffic jump in the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period last year, according to figures released by the port authorities Friday. ... ...

Khmer Times team

Timber by the numbers

Cambodia's foremost logging baron exported more than 100,000 cubic metres of timber from Sihanoukville Port last year, likely including a species protected by an international treaty to which the Kingdom is a signatory, an analysis by Global Witness of leaked export records suggests. The data, obtained ...

Daniel Pye

Cambodia says increased networks with ASEAN, China key to boosting economy

Cambodia sees the development of physical networks between itself and other Southeast Asian nations and China as key to boosting its economy and achieving closer regional ties, government officials said recently. Transport Minister Tram Iv Tek said Cambodia has well-developed overland roads to connect the country ... News Staff

Cargo shipments via Cambodia’s 2 largest ports continue to grow in 10 months

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia’s largest shipping facility, reported a 14 percent increase in cargo shipments in the first ten months of 2014. The sea port received 2.84 million tonnes of goods during the January-October period this year, up 14 percent compared to the same period ...

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

City bus system to get 40 buses, 2 new lines

Phnom Penh City Hall will in September establish two new municipal bus lines after 40 secondhand buses purchased from South Korea arrived at the port in Sihanoukville last week, a city official said. A fledgling public bus system is already in place in the city, but ...

Hul Reaksmey

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