Chittagong Port Update – July 19, 2019

Please be advised that severe weather has affected operations in and around the Port of Chittagong in Bangladesh. Even though weather conditions have improved slightly, lower productivity caused by the heavy rainfall in the past several days has impacted feeder vessel berthing schedules, which in turn is impacting mother vessel connections at major transshipment hubs…

Worsening Port Congestion in Chittagong

Source: JoC Every year, during the April-to-October period, Chittagong Port experiences severe congestion, which causes a vessel backup at the outer anchorage lasting from several days to more than a week. At the moment the queue has reached 26 vessels, with vessels seeing berthing delays of up to 6-8 days. The port yard is experiencing…