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.
06 May 2019
On Monday evening, roughly 12,760 TEU of export containers, 8,914 TEU import containers, and 38,000 empty containers were clogging inland container depots near the port.
02 May 2019
Chittagong — which suffers from a lack of container capacity, contributing to sporadic congestion even during good weather — ended operations 10 a.m. Thursday local time.
29 Mar 2019
Shippers are fighting a decision by 18 privately owned inland container depots to raise packing charges on a wide range of cargo categories.
06 Mar 2019
Shippers using the inland container depot to store empty containers will now be subject to an additional $6 per day charge.
11 Feb 2019
Chittagong will offer priority berthing to vessels carrying containers bound for the state-run Pangaon Container Terminal.
31 Jan 2019
The Bangladesh government is introducing pre-arrival processing of import documents at ports in July.
21 Jan 2019
Bangladesh shippers have nearly tapped out containerized rail capacity on the Chittagong-Dhaka route.
21 Dec 2018
With annual handling volume increasing substantially, Chittagong faces yard congestion throughout the year.
17 Dec 2018
For the past few months, nearly 900 TEU of Dhaka ICD-bound containers remained delayed at the port, daily.
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.