The two projects will improve rail transport across Bangladesh, a more-direct route, with time and tariff savings likely for shippers.
04 Sep 2018
Currently, the ship wait time in the country’s prime seaport is about five days, and officials believe that can be reduced substantially.
08 Aug 2018
To date, five feeder vessels have left the port, failing to receive 1,168 TEU of export containers, as those containers did not reach the port yard in time.
06 Aug 2018
Businesses applauded the decision, terming it a “superb step” that will help the port achieve its goal of maximum use, around the clock.
16 Jul 2018
A rule requiring electronic locking of containers and re-imposition of weight limits for trucks is riling Chittagong shippers.
10 Jul 2018
The service, if added, would complement existing feeder services by other ocean carriers. A CMA CGM official said the company has held talks about the possible service.
25 Jun 2018
Every year, during the April to October period, Chittagong Port experiences severe congestion, which causes a vessel backup at the outer anchorage lasting from several days to more than a week.
14 Jun 2018
An average of 24 container ships have been waiting daily at the port’s outer anchorage, officials said.
11 Jun 2018
Officials have taken steps to reduce container levels at the port, however with almost all trade and business operations closed for the week, cargo buildup and handling delays will occur.
08 Jun 2018
Inland container depots (ICDs) are responsible for stuffing and unstuffing export and import containers on their premises. If Bangladesh does not add more ICDs, cargo delays and missed shipments are likely to increase at/near Chittagong Port.
29 May 2018
The four vessels will more than double the transport capacity via this mode, as three vessels are already in operation, and more are expected to join the fleet in the coming months.
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