A load transport from India has arrived at the Chattogram port as a feature of the first-since forever preliminary run of the transhipment of Indian products to the nation's north-eastern states through Bangladesh waters.
Indian boat with transhipment products shows up at Chattoram port
The boat, MV Shejyoti, conveying four TEUs (20-foot proportional unit) transhipment merchandise from India's Haldia port, arrived at the external harbor of Chattogram port at around 1:00am on Tuesday.
Prior, the boat cruised with four holders of Indian payload from the Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port of Kolkata on Thursday and afterward it secured at the Haldia Port for stacking different cargoes for Bangladeshi merchants.
It began from the Haldia Port at 9:00 am on Saturday, said Habibur Rahman, chief of the boat's neighborhood specialist - Mango Shipping Lines.
The vessel took compartment at the port wharf for offloading the holders including those of the travel load subsequent to coming to Chattogram, he said.
Four holder movers will convey the compartments to Agartala in India through Akhaura in Brahmanbaria and come back with the unfilled compartments later, said Habibur.
Sources educated, of the four Twenty Equivalent Unit (TEU) holders, two are conveying TMT steel bars for West Tripura region and rest two contain beats for Karimganj of Assam.
The transhipment through Bangladesh will diminish separation and time for transportation of merchandise for India.
Chattogram Port, Customs and Road Transport and Highway Division will acknowledge various taxes for the preliminary transhipment of the Indian merchandise, they said.
The expenses incorporate record handling expense Tk 30 for every transfer, transhipment expense Tk 20, security charge Tk 100, escort charge Tk 50 and distinctive managerial charges of Tk 100 for each ton, holder checking charge Tk 254 for every compartment and charge for electric seal according to rules.
An understanding was marked among Bangladesh and India on October 25 out of 2018 for utilizing the Chattogram and Mongla Port to convey merchandise for the north-eastern conditions of India.
In the wake of arriving at the comprehension between the two nations at the most elevated level, the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for utilization of the ports was marked during the visit of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina to India on October 5 of every 2019.
Reached, Chattogram Customs Commissioner Mohammad Fakhrul Alam said every single important arrangement have been taken to convey the transhipment payloads easily from Chattogram port.
All expenses will be charged according to the order of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) and the merchandise will be moved after the set rules, said the official.
Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) Chairman Rear Admiral SM Abul Kalam Azad said the port isn't seeing any blockage now and is fit for taking care of an expanding number of compartments.
Ships frequently go to the wharfs immediately because of quicker stacking and offloading of the holders, he said.