The COVID-19 lockdown in Bangladesh has shippers contending with congestion fees, while carriers push back against a government request to drop detention charges.
19 Nov 2019
Shippers in Bangladesh are warning that an imminent strike by truck and van drivers will paralyze commerce by disrupting the movement of import and export goods.
11 Nov 2019
Shippers in Bangladesh fear a cut in profit margins following a cyclone that temporarily closed Chittagong port, creating a queue of vessels that will take at least a week to clear.
18 Oct 2019
Faced with massive truck congestion daily, officials at Bangladesh’s main port are studying the feasibility of building an automated overhead conveyor system to move containers more efficiently.
14 Oct 2019
Bangladeshi shippers are relieved after the local customs agent that handles Cosco Shipping’s business in the country had its license reinstated.
30 Sep 2019
The Chittagong Customs House has suspended the license of Continental Traders, the local agent of COSCO Shipping, a move that could cause significant disruptions to the Chinese state-run container carrier’s operations in Bangladesh.
19 Sep 2019
Bangladesh’s second port has launched a test case to export apparel to determine if it’s a viable alternative to bypass heavily congested Chittagong.
12 Sep 2019
Stakeholders say they need more warehouse capacity in Bangladesh to make trade more efficient and ease congestion in ports.
09 Sep 2019
India’s Concor takes another step to keep pace with the global push for one-stop logistics shopping.
02 Aug 2019
A new round of bad weather has exacerbated recent congestion at the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong, with berthing delays averaging about eight days.