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  • 32 lakh tonnes of goods stranded at Ctg port

    Unloading of imported bulk cargo from the outer anchorage of Chattogram port and different private jetties (ghats) across the country, as well as transport of previously-unloaded goods by lighter vessels through inland water routes remained suspended since early hours of yesterday, due to a wildcat work abstention enforced by a section of water transport workers.
  • Waterway strike

    Waterway strike: Unloading of 32 lakh tonnes imported goods halted

    Unloading of 32 lakh tonnes of imported goods from 1,343 cargo vessels remain suspended across the country due to the work abstention enforced by water transport workers since this midnight.
  • Water Transports: Strike may disrupt cargo handling at Ctg port

    Business owners in Chattogram port feared that bulk cargo management would be disrupted, putting an impact on the supply chain, as a faction of water transport workers announced work abstention for an indefinite period since yesterday midnight.
  • Onion Price raising in Bangladesh

    Onion prices going down in Ctg whole-sale market

    Prices of onion at Khatunganj, one of the biggest wholesale essentials markets, saw a downward trend in the last three days as supply increased.
  • Fate of 303 export containers hangs in the balance

    Two container vessels left Chattogram port yesterday without taking 303 TEUs export-laden containers as they could not be loaded on time thanks to work abstention by transport workers and owners on Wednesday.
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