Non classéOnshore rig move in Northern Myanmar

10 May 2019

Rig moves made in past years in challenging areas of Myanmar have needed help from elephants.

Recently, AMT has provided a comprehensive multimodal solution to one of our valuable Clients :


-March 2019

-Duration 1 month

-From Yangon to wellsite

-Multimodal transportation: land- river

-Commodities: mounted RIG, control room, mud tanks, containers with equipments, cranes

-Total GW equipments moved: 300 Tons

Land transport

-Road survey

-Loading, lashing of all packages onto 14 x 40’ trailers at storage yard in Yangon (3 days job).

-Rolling trucks convoys from yard to loading jetty. Police escort, weight scale.

River transport

-Roll on trucks convoys onto 3 x 800 Tons river barges. Lashing, welding.

-River transport from Yangon to Mandalay, 10 days.

-Transhipment in Mandalay for 3 x 800 T barges (roll off) onto 10 x 80T barges (roll-on) to match declining river draft. Lashing, welding.

-River transport from Mandalay to Weidauk, 7 days.

-Roll-off weidauk Jetty and land transport up to wellsite. Assistance of excavators.

24h/24 tracking during the whole operation, AMT coordinators reporting onboard barges

Few key facts

  • From Yangon to wellsite, Chin State
  • Multimodal transportation
  • Roll on trucks convoys onto river barges
  • Transhipment from barges onto barges to match declining draft of Chindwin river


Mr. Cedric Chevalier

Country Managing Director