Bangladesh starts work on Matarbari deep sea port

July 23, 2020

Bangladesh’s cabinet committee on Wednesday appointed Japanese firm to provide consultancy services for the construction of a deep seaport to handle its growing external trade in a deal worth $28m. The deep seaport will have a 16-metre water draft and will be able to accommodate 8,000 TEU post-Panamax vessels, lessening Bangladesh’s dependence on the feeder vessels to ferry export-import goods from the hub ports in Singapore, Colombo and Port Klang.

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