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.
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.
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.
25 Oct 2018
The Chittagong Customs House Wednesday issued the handling notification, which was requested by the Chittagong Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
17 Oct 2018
Maersk's announcement is the latest action in its effort to reinvent itself as an integrated container transport and logistics provider.
15 Oct 2018
Bangladesh Shipping Secretary Abdus Samad told JOC.com the decision was made with the interests of Bangladesh’s Chittagong and Mongla ports in mind.
11 Oct 2018
“We want to use the Colombo port for transshipment of goods towards Europe and America, as it will help us cut lead time by nearly 10 days,” said Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association president Siddiqur Rahman.
10 Oct 2018
On Tuesday evening, the owners of trucks called off their strike after a meeting with government officials. The officials said they would communicate the strikers' concerns to the prime minster about a new law's traffic liability provisions.
04 Oct 2018
In mid-May, top officials from Nepal, led by Nepal Ambassador to Bangladesh Professor Chop Lal Bhusal, visited Banglabandha land port to see the transit route and how the nation’s goods would reach Chittagong and Mongla ports.
24 Sep 2018
The Chittagong Port Authority implemented the measure to reduce vessel wait times and the long line in the outer anchorage.
11 Sep 2018
The two projects will improve rail transport across Bangladesh, a more-direct route, with time and tariff savings likely for shippers.
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