Bangladesh

Bangladesh

21 Jan 2019
Bangladesh shippers have nearly tapped out containerized rail capacity on the Chittagong-Dhaka route.
Containers at Chittagong port.
21 Dec 2018
With annual handling volume increasing substantially, Chittagong faces yard congestion throughout the year.
Freight rail cars.
17 Dec 2018
For the past few months, nearly 900 TEU of Dhaka ICD-bound containers remained delayed at the port, daily.
Containers stacked at a port.
11 Dec 2018
Workers resumed work only after the Bangladesh Land Port Authority (BLPA) assured them that it will pay their wages within a week.
A highway in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
30 Nov 2018
The existing Dhaka-Chittagong highway is a lifeline for Bangladesh’s growing international trade business, but it is outmoded. The new, expanded highway is expected to substantially reduce cargo transport costs and time.
23 Nov 2018
PSA Singapore will build and operate a multibillion dollar terminal complex that will double Chittagong annual capacity to 6 million TEU.
A short-sea container ship.
21 Nov 2018
The trial program applies to Bangladeshi goods transiting through the border checkpoint at Petrapole — known as a “land customs station (LCS)” — for transshipment via the ports of Kolkata and Nhava Sheva-JNPT.
Chittagong Port.
13 Nov 2018
Inadequate equipment has been a major shipper complaint in this busy and congested port for the past decade, but now it appears the port authority has taken steps to address the problem by adding equipment in the last few months.
Krishnapatnam Port.
29 Oct 2018
At the most recent talk in New Delhi, India Shipping Secretary Gopal Krishna and Bangladesh counterpart Abdus Samad agreed to increase ports of call, on each side, under the bilateral inland water transit and trade pact.
A busy street in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
28 Oct 2018
Transport workers and employers are protesting an amendment to the Road Transport Act that holds them largely responsible for any fatal road accidents.
Containers at a port.
25 Oct 2018
The Chittagong Customs House Wednesday issued the handling notification, which was requested by the Chittagong Chambers of Commerce and Industry.