Dwaipayan Barua

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Vessel abandoned off Myanmar leaves 15 importers in limbo

Over a month has passed but 15 Bangladeshi importers are yet to know the fate of a vessel, which was transporting around 11,000 tonnes of their steel products and abandoned by its crew for “water...

August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021

Drop in global trade lowers Ctg port rank

An overall decline in the country’s foreign trade last year for the pandemic brought the Chattogram port down nine places in the latest ranking of Lloyd’s List “One Hundred Container Ports 2021”...

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Ctg port slips 9 notches to 67th in list of world's busiest ports

The Chattogram port has slipped nine notches down in 2020 to rank 67th in terms of annual throughput of containers among 100 top busiest ports across the world, according to the 2021 edition of...

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Bay Terminal project to gather pace

The construction of the Bay Terminal, a long-awaited project of the Chittagong port, is gaining momentum after slowing down due to the coronavirus pandemic as the government looks to complete it by...

August 16, 2021
August 16, 2021

Apparel makers seek direct delivery from port

Garment manufacturers no longer want to take delivery of import consignments from private inland container depots (ICDs) alleging it took up too much time while the charges were exorbitant.

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

Over 3,000 containers stuck at Indian port

Over 3,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of import-laden containers bound for Bangladesh are stranded at the Indian port of Krishnapatnam as the route’s two sole vessels no longer had...

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Economic woes to linger

Bangladesh’s economy may continue to suffer under the Covid-19 pandemic throughout the current fiscal year due to vaccine shortages and the government’s incapability to enforce a strict lockdown,...

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Private investment hits a trough

Private investment in Bangladesh fell to its lowest level in 14 years in the last fiscal year owing to the lingering uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic and continuing structural...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Export container backlog eases at ICDs

There has been a remarkable decline in the number of export-laden containers that were about to overwhelm private inland container depots (ICDs) early last month.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

Another privately built jetty comes to Ctg port’s aid

Another privately built jetty has come to the aid of the Chattogram port as it allowed the country’s largest seaport to use the facility to berth bulk vessels carrying heavy items.