Dwaipayan Barua | The Daily Star
  • Dwaipayan Barua

  • Hazardous cargo lying at Ctg port

    Various types of imported hazardous cargo, including chemical and other inflammable goods, have been lying around at the designated shed and yards of Chattogram Port for years -- posing the threat of fires and other accidents.
  • No need to wait for berth at Ctg port nowadays

    In what can only be considered a rare development, the number of container vessels waiting for berths at the outer anchorage of the Chattogram Port is zero at present.
  • Tea auction for this year finally kicks off today

    The weekly bidding of the new tea auction year will finally take place in Chattogram today, two months later than its scheduled start on March 24, much to the relief of tea estates and small farmers, who are sitting on about 2 million kilograms of unsold tea.
  • Now private ICDs are being overwhelmed

    To get rid of acute container congestion, the best option for the Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) was to shift a bulk of them to the 19 privately owned inland container depots (ICDs) in the city and its outskirts.
  • Reefer container keeps piling up despite port authority’s best efforts

    Poor delivery of refrigerated containers, largely known as reefer containers, used to transport perishable goods continues to be a major hurdle for the Chattogram Port despite the recent improvements in the release of many other containers.