A total of 24 new pieces of container handling equipment, including four quayside gantry cranes (QGCs), purchased by Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) at a cost of Tk 394 crore were launched yesterday.
HC stays requirement of consent from Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owners’ Association (BOGSOA)
The forced shipment of empty containers from the yard of the Chattogram port is finally coming to an end, a positive development for foreign shipping liners as it would allow them to avoid the financial losses they have been incurring for the last six years.
The Chattogram port today berthed first ever vessel with 10-metre draught and 200 metres in length at a jetty, a big achievement for the port as such ships will fuel import and export of cargo and cut cost.
The first direct container vessel flagged off from Chittagong port for Italy today.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) today ordered the authorities concerned to transfer all types of import-laden containers from Chattogram port to 19 private inland container depots (ICDs) in the district.
Private inland container depots (ICDs) stopped transporting export goods through containers of three foreign companies, demanding additional charges -- disrupting timely shipment -- this morning.
Chattogram sea port has moved six notches up to become the 64th busiest container port among 100 top ports across the world, according to the latest Lloyd’s List -- world’s oldest journal on port and shipping.
India and Bangladesh yesterday signed three agreements for allowing New Delhi to use Mongla and Chattogram ports as transit points to access India's northeastern states for trade.