Myanmar: Situation in Country - March 2021
Further to earlier reports from Spica Services Myanmar on the situation in Country, we have received an updated situation report today. As of the early Morning of March 15th, all mobile data connections in Myanmar have been cut off. There is therefore no mobile internet connectivity. There are unconfirmed news that this will continue indefinitely.
The full update can be downloaded below.
Myanmar situation_15March2021 (94 KB)
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This partly laden tanker was proceeding inbound along a narrow river channel with a pilot on board. The transit was taking place in the early morning hours on a flood tide. Shortly before entering a stretch of the channel with occupied river berths, the pilot ordered the vessel's speed to be reduced from full ahead to half ahead.