In a major development, 1700 Rohingya refugees have been captured by the Bangladesh navy in Chittagong and taken to an isolated island far off
Late last month, over 200,000 ‘naujan’, or river navigation workers, under the banner of the ITF-affiliated BNSF won major improvements to their working lives after a three-day strike against the Bangladesh Cargo Vessel Owners’ Association.
With India and Bangladesh’s maritime ties getting boosted, India is now transporting goods to the north-east via Bangladesh’s Chattogram (Chittagong) Port.
On 14th January, Gentium and Damen Shipyards Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh in Dhaka.
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As per the Agreement, sea transport from India to Bangladesh is treated as a coastal movement, making it eligible for 40 percent concession on vessel-related and cargo related charges.
The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been launched at a meeting of stakeholders in Dhaka, Bangladesh (26 November).
IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway.
In October, the PHP Family (Peace Happiness and Prosperity) shipbreaking yard received a Statement of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention by the Italian classification society RINA.