A local worker employed by Indian conglomerate Essar Group construct a new port in Sittwe May 19, 2012. In northwest Myanmar, where the Kaladan River flows out into the Bay of Bengal, the two giant arms of a half-built wharf enfold the estuarine mud with steel and concrete. Their embrace is fraternal -- Myanmar's giant neighbor India is funding this new port in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State -- but also strategic. To go with India seeks strong Myanmar ties as PM visits By Andrew R.C. Marshall. Picture taken May 19, 2012.