BANGLADESH at a glance

Banglaesh`s remains one of the world`s most densely populated nations.

It is an agro based economy and with the passage of time, the Country is emerging with a phenomenal industrial growth.

Bangladesh can boast of 6.3 % growth rate in the last fiscal year.

The current projection of growth is 7.5 % for the 2013 2014 fiscal year.

 

BANGLADESH COUNTRY PROFILE

      Total Area (Sq Km)          :: 1,47,570

      Capital                  :: Dhaka

      Other Main Cities   :: Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi

      Official Languages :: Bangla (Bengali)

      National Currency  :: Taka (TK)

      Population             :: 151.10 million

      Weekly Holidays    :: Friday & Saturday

 

 

MAIN SEA PORTS    ::

Chittagong Port Authority ( CPA )

Mongla Port Authority ( MPA )

Inland Container Depot ( ICD ) Dhaka 

Chittagong Port Authority ( CPA ):

Chittagong port is the major seaport of Bangladesh. It provides a major gateway for the country`s trade with outside world. This port handles around 92 % of total maritime trade of Bangladesh. It is a tidal port.

Official Name : Chittagong Port Authority ( CPA )

Website : www.cpa.gov.bd

Location : Chittagong port is situated in the estuary of the river Karnaphuli, Being around eight nautical miles inshore from the port`s outer ancharage.

Facilities  :  

General Cargo Berth                                    06 Nos.

Container Berths                                          11 Nos

( 5 berth equipped with gantry crane )

Specialized Berth for Bulk Handling              07 Nos.

Repair Berth                                                 02 Nos.

River Mooring                                               05 Nos.

General Cargo Handling Facilities :

Storage Space :

          Transit Shed                                      64,365 Sqm

          Warehouse                                                  45,891 Sqm

          Open Dumps                                      290,000 Sqm

Cargo Handing Equipment :

          Mobile Crane                                      31 Nos.

          Forklift Truck                                      84 Nos.

          Industrial Tractor                               14 Nos.

          Heavy Trailer                                      02 Nos.

          Light Trailer                                        30 Nos.

 

Container Handling Facilities :

Holding Capacity (GCB+CCT+NCT+NCY)               32017 TEUs

Yard                                                                      20 Nos.

Container Freight Station                                                45064 sq.m

CFS at CCT                                                           13671 sq.m

Container Storage Yard (GCB+CCT+NCT+NCY)     672803 sq.m

Railway Container siding                                       550 m

Reefer Points                                                         900 (415 volts)

Stand by Generator                                               8 mw

Container Handling Equipment :

          Quay Gantry Crane                                               4 Nos.

          Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane                          11 Nos.

          Straddle Carrier                                           31 Nos.

          Reach Stacker                                              16 Nos.

          Forklift Truck                                               24 Nos.

          Container Mover                                          6 Nos.

          Terminal Tractor                                           43 Nos.

          Trailer                                                                   55 Nos.       

Navigation Information :

Permissible Draught                                     8.50 M to 9.20 M

Permissible LOA                                           186 M

Tidal Range                                                 2.0 to 5.5 M

Pilotage                                                       Compulsory

Radio Communication                                  VHF Channel 12 & 16

Night Navigation                                          LOA limited to 153 M

 

 

MONGLA PORT:

Mongla is in a unique position to handle export and import traffic of the country as well as the transit trade of neighboring countries.

Official Name : Mongla Port Authority ( MPA )

Website : www.mpa.gov.bd

Location :Mongla port is located near the confluence of         Pussur Rivers and Mongla Nulla at a distance of 71 Nautical Miles from the Fairway  Buoy situated in the Bay of Bengal.

Function Of MPA:

Mongla Port is basically a service as well as income oriented organization. The port provides facilities and services to the international shipping lines and other concerned agencies providing shore based facilities like jetties, godowns, cargo handling equipment and maintaining adeuate water depth in the channel as well as making provision for safe day and night shipping.

Geographical Position of Mongla Port:

Mongla Port is situated on the East Bank of Pussur River near the confluence of Pussur River and Mongla Nulla at Channel distance of 71 Nautical Miles from the Fairway Buoy situated (Lat. 21026.9` N. long. 890 34.4 E) in the Bay of Bengal.

Port Limit:To the North:  A line drawn due East West from a point in position Lat.  220 38.00` N.long 89020.00 E. to a point in position lat. 22038.00 N. long 89040.00` E.

To the South: A line drawn due East West from a point in position Lat.21027.00`N Long 89020.00 E. to a point in position lat. 21027.00 N. long 89040.00` E.

To the East:   A line joining the point in position Lat. 21027.00 N. long

89040.00` E. with the point in position Lat. 22038.00 N. long 89040.00` E.

To the West:  A line joining the point in position Lat. 22038.00 N. long

89020.00` E. with the point in position lat. 21027.00 N. long 89020.00` E

Navigational Information:

Vessels of 6.0 m. to 8.5 m. draught can take berth in anchorage, mooring buoys and jetties.

Maximum LOA of vessels, 200 metre

Tidal Range-between 1.2 and 3.5 metre

Pilotage-Compulsory

Radio Communication-Port control, Harbour Control and Hiron Point Pilot Station maintains VHF channel 16 and 11 for 24 hrs. Three tugs and one fire fighting tug available Night navigation is permissible for outward and inward movement of ships up to 140m. LOA and 6.0 m. draught.

Berthing facilities: 2 ships at the jetty, 5 ships at mooring buoy and 7 ships at anchorage and including private jetties total 14 ships can take berth at a time. Besides there is wide scope of berthing of more ships in the anchorage. 

Facilities in the Channel: Channel draft is 6.0 to 8.5 meter. For safe guidance of ship in the channel there are 21 lighted buoys (inner channel-3 buoys, outer anchorage- 16 buoys and fairway buoy-1) and 1 Beacon (at Hironpont). Max. Length of 200 meter ships can cross the Pussur channel. 

Jetty/Warehouse/Yard facilities: 5 jetties (length 182.92 meter each), 4 transit sheds (4907 Sqm. each & total capacity in average  17932 M.ton), 2 warehouses (9815 Sqm.) each & total capacity in avr.15326 M.ton),120 refer plug points and 3 container yards (35752 TEUS at one stack).

 

 

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SCHEDULE OF CHARGES ON GOODS & VESSELS, ETC. (TARIFF)

Inland Container Depot ( ICD ) DHAKA :

Container Service in Bangladesh Railway was introduced in 1987 with an annual handling capacity of 90,000 TEUs.

The responsibility of transportation of containers between Chittagong Port and Dhaka ICD rests with Bangladesh Railway whereas management and operation of the ICD remains with Chittagong Port Authority.

Location: Located near Kamalapur Railway Station, Dhaka , 320 kilometers away from Chittagong Port.

Facilities Available at ICD :

Container holding capacity                 4067 TEUs

Yard Area                                           136954 Sq.m

Container Freight Station                             8182 Sq.m

Equipment                     

          Reach Stacker                          7 Nos.

          Low Mast Forklift                      6 Nos.

          Tractor Trailers                         8 Nos.

Cost matrix based container stuffed / de-stuffed at customer premises.

Below charges will be added in case of container

stuffed / de-stuffed at ICD :

20` Usd69.28

40` Usd103.92

4hc Usd155.88

VAT @ 15 % applicable on above tariff.

 

 

Private inland Depot (Offdock):

CODE

Name

Location

214IEPZ

Ishwardi Export Processing Zone

Ishwardi, Pabna

221UEPZ

Uttara Export Processing Zone

Nilphamari

301BMCD

BM CONTAINER DEPO LTD

KESHOBPUR,SITAKUNDA,CHITTAGONG

301CCTC

Chittagong Container Transportation Co. Ltd.

Middle Halishahar, Bandar(Near Port Stadium), Chittagong

301EALL

EASTERN LOGISTICS LTD

SOUTHLAND CENTER(9&10TH FL.),5 AGRBAD C/A, CHITTAGONG

301EBIL

Esack Brothers Industries Limited(Container Yard)

Middle Halishahar, Bandar, Chittagong

301GLCL

GOLDEN CONTAINERS LIMITED

NORTH KATTALI, BESIDE CITY GATE, PAHARTALI, CHITTAGONG-4217.

301HSAT

HAJI SABER AHMED TIMBER CO. LTD.(Container Yard)

50, KALURGHAT HEAVY INDUSTRIAL AREA, CHITTAGONG

301INCL

INCONTRADE LIMITED

LALDIAR CHAR EAST PATENGA, CHITTAGONG

301IQLE

Iqbal Enterprise

Iqbal Bhaban, 73 Agrabad C/A, Chittagong

301KDSL

KDS Logistics Ltd.

Sonaichari, Ghoramara

301KEPZ

Karnaphuli Export Processing Zone

North Potenga, Chittagong

301KNTL

K&T Logistics Ltd.

CEPZ, Chittagong

301NMCL

NEMSAN CONTAINER LIMITED

UTTAR SONAICHARY,KUMIRA,SITAKUNDA,CTG

301OCCL

Ocean Containers Ltd.

Katghar, North Patenga, Chittagong

301PLCL

PortLink Logistics Centre Ltd.

Bhatiary, Sitakunda, Chittagong

301QNSC

QNS Container Services Ltd.

Sector 6A, CEPZ, Chittagong

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