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17 Jul

Bay Terminal project now to be funded by World Bank

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Bangladeshi authorities say Indian credits come with multiple strings attached that delay implementation Photo- Courtesy The Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) has decided to step back from the Bay Terminal construction with the Indian Line of Credit (LoC III) tagged by tough credit terms, said a top CPA official. Requesting anonymity, the official said the CPA […]

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7 Jun

ICDs should be doubled for making business easy: CPA

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The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has recommended doubling the number of private inland container depots (ICDs) to facilitate the delivery of imported goods from the off-docks and make doing business easy. The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has recommended doubling the number of private inland container depots (ICDs) to facilitate the delivery of imported goods from […]

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7 Jun

58 Chittagong (Bangladesh)

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Source: Hafiz Johari/Shutterstock.com CHITTAGONG: EXPANSION IS A MUST, AS THE PORT IS CREAKING UNDER THE WEIGHT OF OVERCAPACITY.   Welcome to the 2020 edition of Lloyd’s List One Hundred Ports, tallying up the annual container throughput figures of the world’s elite port facilities. Given how this year has unfolded at the hands of the coronavirus […]

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7 Jun

Chittagong port turns 134

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The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) turns 134 on Sunday. Like last year, the port will observe its founding in a simple manner tomorrow as the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is lashing the country since early this year. The history of Chittagong Port, one of the oldest natural ports in the subcontinent, dates back to […]

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7 Jun

Chittagong box traffic close to pre-pandemic levels as apparel exports revive

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By Bangladesh correspondent  04/06/2021 Despite facing week-long disruptions in mid-May, due to Eid-ul-Fitr-linked holidays and the Covid-19 slowdown, cargo volumes through Chittagong port last month continued to be positive, showing an upward trend on previous months. In May, some 56,108 teu of laden containers were exported through Bangladesh’s prime seaport, compared with 55,883 teu in April […]

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30 Aug

Chittagong Port 58th among 100 busiest ports

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Advances 6 steps on Lloyd’s List Chattogram port. Star file photo Dwaipayan Barua Chattogram sea port has advanced six steps in a year in terms of annual traffic of containers in 2019, according to Lloyd’s List, the world’s oldest journal on ports and shipping. Chattogram sea port has been ranked the 58th busiest container port […]

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29 Aug

BD flag carrier ship back in business at Ctg port after long 10 years

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in International Shipping News 2020 After long 10 years a Bangladeshi flag carrier ship anchored at the jetty of Chittagong port on Sunday. The Bangladeshi flag carrier ship MV Sierra will start its maritime vogue on Tuesday next with export containers from Chittagong sea port. The Bangladeshi flag carrier ship will ply the Chattogram-Singapore-Kelang port route regularly, […]

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28 Aug

Container ship stabilised after it tilted at Chattogram Port

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Chattogram Bureau,  bdnews24.com Published: 25 Aug 2020 12:26 AM BdST Updated: 25 Aug 2020 12:26 AM BdST A loaded cargo ship, which had tilted to one side at Chattogram port, has been stabilised after several containers were unloaded.   But the port officials could not confirm whether OEL Hind, the ship registered in Panama, was fit to sail despite […]

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23 Aug

Chattogram port cargo dwell time drops 42% in 6yrs

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The significant decrease in dwell time is easing container congestion at the port, allowing exporters-importers to save on storage charges File Photo: Mohammad Minhaj Uddin/TBS Cargo dwell time at the Chattogram port has decreased by around 42 percent, or 7.49 days, in the past six years, enhancing the ease of doing business in the country. […]

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4 Aug

First Indian ship carrying transshipment goods to reach Chittagong port Tuesday

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July, 2020  Anwar Hussain, Chittagong  Published at 06:34 pm July 20th, 2020 File photo of Chittagong port Md Manik Stakeholders stress on enhancing port’s jetty facilities The much-talked-about transshipment of Indian goods to the country’s north-eastern states through Bangladesh waters is all set to begin in 24 hours. Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) Secretary Md Omar Faruk […]

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