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  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the ‘Dredging at Outer Bar of Mongla Port Channel’ project, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports. The Mongla Port Authority – under the Shipping Ministry – will implement this capital project by December 2019. According to UNB, the main goal of this dredging […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The government undertaking named Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has secured a contract for the Pussur Channel dredging project in Bangladesh. This capital cleanup program, set to last 15 months, will include dredging operations in the areas from Mongla Port to Rampal Power Plant. Under the agreement, DCI will remove around 3.88 million m³ […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water and Transport Authority (BIWTA) has reopened the crucial 31 kilometers long Mongla-Ghasiakhali channel, according to the National News Agency – Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). “We have reopened this crucial channel three days ago for vessels with draft as high as 14 feet which were previously required to use rivers and canals inside the Sundarbans,” […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Parliamentary Standing Committee on Shipping Ministry has recommended continuing dredging of the Mongla-Ghoshiakhali channel under the supervision of Water Development Board, the Financial Express reports. The recommendation was made at the 26th meeting of the committee at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban – the house of the Bangladeshi Parliament. Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan, and other […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mongla Port Authority has adopted a master plan for the development of the country’s second largest port that will be implemented within the 2021 strategy, according to the government’s announcement. The officials said that the authorities have already undertaken a scheme to rebuild No-2 and No-4 jetties of Mongla Port which have been lying incomplete […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The Mongla Port dredging program is scheduled to commence during the next month, according to dhakatribune.com. The main purpose of this development project is to secure the 7.5 m depth around the Mongla jetty and mooring buoy area. Regarding this dredging plan, the Mongla Port Authority (MPA) signed an agreement yesterday with the lowest bidder […]

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Timblo Drydocks based in Goa, India, has signed agreement with Mongla Port Authority for building a complete set of dredging equipment for use of Mongla Port Authority. Western Marine Shipyard will provide full technical support to Timblo in this newbuilding project. This project is worth of USD 8.5 million. The contract was signed at the […]

  • 19 April 2013

    Mongla Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program in the Pussur Channel area. The main works under the contract include dredging of 6 areas in the Pussur Channel harbour. These areas are: – Sabur beacon turning ground, – jetty channel, – jetty head, – confluence channel, – mooring buoy […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Bangladesh Government has announced plans for the dredging project on the Mongla channel. This project will include dredging of 41.96 cubic metres from the Mongla channel at a cost of Taka 126.51 crore. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith presided over the meeting. Mongla is the main sea port in the Bagerhat District of […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Port Technology reports that the Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) has this week proposed an investment of around US$1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla Port. This announcement was made following a meeting between the UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. In the meeting, Hague said that Port-Evo […]

  • 29 July 2012

    The UK-based Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) on Saturday proposed to invest around $ 1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla seaport and operate it on a long-term basis, reports thedailystar.net. The Port-Evo also wants to invest in river dredging, procurement of new harbour cranes, container terminals, oil tank storage and water treatment plant. The proposal […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Plans to provide funds for the development of the Mongla seaport were withdrawn. Due to environmental reasons the Asian Development Bank (ADB) changed their plans to invest Tk 1.0 billion into the port. From the total amount, Tk 800 million was planned for Mongla port while the rest Tk 400 million for Benapole land port, […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western Marine Shipyard Ltd laid a keel to build the workboat and cutter suction dredger for Mongla Port Authority. The workboat is 11.95 meter in length, which will act as an ancillary facility for the cutter suction dredger with 14 meter dredging depth. The dredger will be jointly built by the shipyard and the world […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Two delegations of Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Nepal and Bhutan visited the Mongla port recently inspect the infrastructure of … (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, September 7, 2011;

  • 17 May 2011

    The problem of navigability will be removed for the development of Mongla port, increase containers for export, modern equipment for contain… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, May 17, 2011;

  • 20 March 2011

    A Singaporean company has proposed to invest $750 million to develop the Mongla port with a view to raising the utilisation of… (onestoplog) [mappress] Source: onestoplog, March 20, 2011

  • 14 March 2011

    Mongla Port has under taken 8 projects at a cost of Tk. 3.07 billion to make the port dynamic. Of them one project has already been… (bangladesheconomy) [mappress] Source: bangladesheconomy, March 14, 2011    

  • 18 November 2010

    A British company has submitted a US$ 800 million plan for the development of Mongla port to make it an efficient transit port which will… (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, November 18, 2010;

  • 4 July 2010

    The Shipping Ministry has undertaken a plan involving Taka 11.06 billion (1,106 crore) for increasing ship-handling facilities at Mongla … [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, July 4, 2010;

  • 18 May 2010

    The government has taken up a number of projects to upgrade the infrastructure and other relevant facilities of Chittagong and Mongla… [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress,May 19, 2010;

  • 4 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday in parliament unveiled her government’s massive plans to develop and modernise all sea, river and land ports of the country in addition to setting up a deep-sea port to boost Bangladesh’s economy. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 4, 2010

  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to keep the deep water of the Mongla Port navigable, Bangladesh government is about to procure a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger with the financial support of China. According to Hawlader Zakir Hossain, a director of the Mongla Port Authority, the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has requested the Economic Relations Division (ERD) to mobilize necessary funds for the purchase […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Mongla Port Authority has invited tenders for the supply of dredging equipment and accessories. This tender includes: – Supply of 1 x 18″/450mm dia Cutter Suction Dredger, 1 x Crane/Work Boat, 1 x Tug boat, 1 x Crew House Boat, 1 x officer House Boat; – Supply for 18″ (450mm) Cutter Suction Dredger, 80 x […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Port Evoluation Management (Port-Evo) will invest $25 million in the next year to develop and operate the under-construction river-based Rupayan Container Terminal in Bangladesh. The deal signed on December 17. with Rupayan Port & Logistics Services at the Westin hotel in Dhaka, will make Port-Evo a partner of the country’s first private inland […]