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Signal in 3 sea ports

businessnews24bd.com A low has developed over Northwest Bay off West Bengal-Orissa coast and adjoining areas, said a weather bulletin this afternoon. “Under its influence, steep pressure gradient persists over the north Bay. Squally weather may affect the North Bay, adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh and the maritime ports,” the Met office statement said. Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox`s Bazar and ... Read More »

Export-import stopped at Benapole Port for holiday

businessnews24bd.com, Benapole Export and Import with India through Benapole port will be stopped for Tuesday due to vacation of holy Shab-e-Barat. President of Benapole C&F association Samsur Rahman told  journalists that  import and export is stopped for Tuesday due to national holiday in Bangladesh for Shab-e-Barat. But the passport holders can travel though the port, he added.Activities of the port ... Read More »

Worker killed in Ctg ship breaking yard

 businessnews24bd.com A worker died after a large iron plate fell on him at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong early Monday. Shuvo, 22, son of Matul of Thakurgaon district, was a cutter-helper of Shima Trading Corporation located at Madambibir hat in the upazila, reports our Chittgaong correspondent. Samiul Alam, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda Police Station, said an iron plate ... Read More »

Mawa, Paturia ferrieies resume

businessnews24bd.com Ferry and launch services suspended due to  severe weather  resumed on Friday morning. The rivers were rough as gusty winds are whipping the southern areas of Bangladesh for the past few days because of a deep convection in the north Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Cooperation (BIWTC) Mawa terminal Manager Sirajul Haque said all ferries were closed ... Read More »

Govt now wants both public and pvt funds to build deep-sea port

  Bangladesh is now expecting funding by both public and private sectors for construction of a deep sea-port at Sonadia in Cox’s Bazar district, official sources said. A recent meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) reviewed the responses that Bangladesh had received from foreign governments after seeking formal proposals from them to fund the deep-seaport construction. The meeting observed ... Read More »

Bhomra Land Port opens

Satkhira Correspondent  Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan formally inaugurated Bhomra duty station as a complete ‘Land Port’ on Saturday morning. Addressing the inauguration programme, he said, “The incumbent government has done more development in the last four years than the works done by BNP government in their 16 years.” He added: “Seven new ports have been built and four land ports ... Read More »

Mawa ferry service disrupted

     Manikgang Correspondent The  ferry services on the Mawa-Kewrakandi river route is being hampered due to squally wind, rising waters and heightened tides in the Padma River The river is rough under the influence of the cyclonic storm Mahasen which is likely to hit the country’s coastline on Thursday noon. Out of the 12 ferries, two broke down one after ... Read More »

Chittagong EPZ cloesd due to Mahasen

 businessnews24bd.com,Chittagong All factories of Chittagong Export Processing Zone were closed down on Wednesday as cyclone ‘Mahasen’ approached the coast.   Chittagong EPZ Authority (BEPZA) General Manager Abdur Rashid told bdnews24.com that this was a precautionary measure aimed at safety. All factories in the EPZ were shut down from 2:00pm, he said.The factories will stay closed until the cyclone wears off, ... Read More »

Ctg port activities halted

businessnews24bd.com The Chittagong Port Authority has put the port on ‘own alert’ No. 3, the second highest security alert, on Wednesday as cyclone Mahasen reached within around 800 kilometers coastline of Bangladesh. Loading and unloading activities in the port were stopped since morning, reported our Chittagong correspondent. A total of 44 cargo barges, which are now at the outer anchorage, ... Read More »

Cyclone Mohasen : CPA takes up cautionary measures

businessnews24bd.com, Chittagong Chittagong Port Authority(CPA) announced signal  No.2 within port area following the hoisting of cautionary signal No.4 in Chittagong . CPA set up two control room for twenty four hours information and cautions all foreign vessels and lighterage vessels in the Bay. This Alert No.2 announced after the decision of Advisory committee meeting of CPA yesterday. Port chairman Rear ... Read More »