Hili land port packed with potential but lacks facilities

Although  the Hili land port in Dinajpur’s Hakimpur upazila has a tendency to  exceed its annual revenue target, things may be different this year as  traders are opting for other ports with better...

Ctg port moves to make import delivery order paperless

In a bid to automate procedures to cut time and business cost, the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to launch an electronic system from next month to enable importers to receive goods...

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Digital delivery orders from Ctg port’s shipping agents from Dec 1

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is going to introduce online system for issuance of delivery orders by the shipping agents or freight forwarders against import consignments.

Vessel abandoned off Myanmar leaves 15 importers in limbo

Over a month has passed but 15 Bangladeshi importers are yet to know the fate of a vessel, which was transporting around 11,000 tonnes of their steel products and abandoned by its crew for “water...

Bangladeshi vessel leaves German port after remaining detained for 4 days

A vessel owned by Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) got port clearance for departure today after remaining under detention for four days at Port of Bremen in Germany on allegation of having 27...

Ctg port slips 9 notches to 67th in list of world's busiest ports

The Chattogram port has slipped nine notches down in 2020 to rank 67th in terms of annual throughput of containers among 100 top busiest ports across the world, according to the 2021 edition of...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Hili land port packed with potential but lacks facilities

Although  the Hili land port in Dinajpur’s Hakimpur upazila has a tendency to  exceed its annual revenue target, things may be different this year as  traders are opting for other ports with better...

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Ctg port moves to make import delivery order paperless

In a bid to automate procedures to cut time and business cost, the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to launch an electronic system from next month to enable importers to receive goods...

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Digital delivery orders from Ctg port’s shipping agents from Dec 1

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is going to introduce online system for issuance of delivery orders by the shipping agents or freight forwarders against import consignments.

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Container handlers hike charges, irking businesses

Private inland container depots (ICDs) have raised five types of operational charges, amounting to around Tk 145 crore in additional costs if last fiscal year’s trade volumes are taken into account.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Drive at Sitakunda shipbreaking yards; owners enforce indefinite strike

Shipbreaking yard owners enforced an indefinite strike this morning after Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate in a drive seized documents from at least four yards in Sitakunda of Chattogram on...

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Ctg port, ICDs race to clear 4 days’ backlogs

With a countrywide strike of goods transporters coming to an end on Monday night, the Chattogram port and 19 private inland container depots (ICDs) are now struggling with the backlog of the...

November 9, 2021
November 9, 2021

Private ICDs increase tariffs by 23%

The owners of private inland container depots (ICDs) here today announced to raise different types service charges in handling import and export goods and containers with an increase of 23 per cent...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Trade through Benapole port resumes

Bangladesh's trade with India through Benapole land port resumed today after remaining closed for four days for Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bangalee Hindu community.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Nepalese envoy wants increased trade with Bangladesh

Nepalese Ambassador to Bangladesh Banshidhar Mishra has stressed the need for taking increased efforts to boost trade with Bangladesh.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Strike halts goods transport to and from Ctg port

Goods transport to and from Chittagong Port came to a halt after a three-day strike was called by Bangladesh Covered-Van Truck Prime Mover Goods Transport Owners Association and Bangladesh Truck...