Chittagong gets relief

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The Port of Chittagong in Bangladesh has finally started to receive new STS gantry cranes, reducing its reliance on shipsā€™ gear....

Getting High in Chittagong

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Chittagong Port Authority's plans to award two-year contracts to private sector operators to handle containers at four berths at the New Moo...

New record at Chittagong

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Container throughput at Bangladeshā€™s Chittagong port rose 21% to a record 1.47M TEU in the year ended June 2011, thanks largely to booming...

Bangladesh builds inland box terminal

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Bangladeshā€™s first inland river container terminal, being built at Pangaon along the Buriganga River, is expected to open in January or Fe...

Chittagong opts for STE

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Bangladeshā€™s Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has awarded contracts worth S$12m (US$8.22m) to Singapore Technologies Electronics (STE) to s...

India eying new Bangladesh port

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Bangladesh may allow India to use its new deepsea port off Chittagong as a regional transhipment hub for its eight landlocked north eastern ...

Bangladesh privatises inland

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Four BOT contracts have been awarded to five private companies to assume management of five of Bangladeshā€™s state-owned inland container t...

Chittagong moves

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Bangladeshā€™s Shipping Ministry is seeking to transfer 57 acres of land at the Port of Chittagong to private investors, in the hope of enco...

Bangladesh plans new deepsea port

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The World Bank has agreed to conduct a feasibility study on the viability of building a deepsea container port in Bangladesh, according to t...

Bangladesh revives deep port project

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Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has asked the Department of Shipping to look again at plans for the countryā€™s first private deepwate...

SSA Chittagong blow

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Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) has lost the final stage of a legal battle to set up a private container terminal at Chittagong in Ban...

Row rumbling on in Chittagong

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Mohiuddin Chowdhury, mayor of Chittagong City Corporation, has signalled his opposition to the new container terminal planned by Stevedoring...