Dwaipayan Barua | The Daily Star
  • Dwaipayan Barua

  • Lighter Vessel Strike: Importers stare at huge losses

    Businesses are counting massive losses as almost 22 lakh tonnes of goods have been waiting to be unloaded for two days at sea and river ports across the country.
  • Hassle-free disbursement of stimulus funds key to economic recovery

    Funds from the government’s stimulus packages need to be effectively disbursed in a hassle-free manner to help local businesses recover from the Covid-19 fallout as soon as possible, said Mahbubul Alam, president of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI).
  • Water transport workers go on strike

    Unloading of imported bulk cargo from cargo vessels at the outer anchorage of the Chattogram port remained suspended since the early hours of yesterday as water transport workers enforced countrywide indefinite work abstention to press home their 11-point demand.
  • Feeder operators oppose provision of flag vessel law

    The mandatory provision for obtaining waiver certificates 15 days before loading any cargo as per the Flag Vessel (protection) Act 2019 has caused trouble for foreign container feeder vessels at Chattogram port.
  • Unloading at Ctg port resumes after 3 days’ inclement weather

    Relative normalcy returned to the Chattogram port yesterday after three days of disruptions to unloading of import shipments from cargo vessels berthed at the outer anchorage for rough seas and heavy rain.