Chattogram ocean port has moved six indents up to turn into the 64th busiest compartment port among 100 top ports over the world, as indicated by the most recent Lloyd’s List – world’s most established diary on port and sending.
The 2019 release of Lloyd’s List of One Hundred Ports has as of late been distributed, counting up the yearly holder throughput figures of the world’s first class port offices in 2018.
The port dealt with an aggregate of 2,903,996 TEUs (twenty identical units) of holders in 2018, up from 2,667,223 TEUs in 2017, posting 8.9 percent yearly development in compartment taking care of.
The port was positioned 70th in 2018 and 71st in 2017 in the rundown.
Chinese port of Shanghai with a throughput of 42.01 million TEUs secured the top position in the current year’s diagram.
As indicated by the Lloyd’s List, the worldwide development in holder throughput in 2018 – albeit divided – was solid.
It expressed that the easing back monetary development in China did little to block throughput improvement, while South Asia’s ascent as a crate exchange powerhouse assembled pace.
A sum of 22 Chinese ports are on the graph while two Indian ports – Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Mundra port – verified 28th and 36th positions separately.
Sri Lankan port of Colombo has been positioned 24th in the rundown.
Chittagong Port is 19 stages in front of Pakistan’s Port of Karachi which verified 83rd.
Chittagong port handles 98 percent of the complete holder throughput in the nation while Mongla handles the rest.
Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) Chairman Rear Admiral Zulfiquer Aziz referenced various purposes for the upgrade of the port’s ability that added to the accomplishment.
The port’s yard space has been broadened at around 1 million square meter, upgrading its ability to store more holders, the director stated, including that 6 quayside gantry cranes were added to its armada, which have quickened the port’s compartment taking care of ability all things considered.
In addition, making a domain for the partners to work nonstop has likewise expanded the throughput, he included.
Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Mahbubul Alam said the port’s advancement in the positioning was demonstrating that compartment transport through the port had been on the ascent and it happened on account of the developing industry exercises in the nation.
The port is as yet lingering behind as far as giving administration because of absence of enough wharfs, which is bringing about vessel blockage at the ocean just as compartment clog at the piers, Mahbub said.