Lesson for Nigeria: Bangladesh destroys overtime cargoes to free port space

To free vital yard space, Customs authorities at Bangladesh’s Chittagong Port last week started destroying the…

Agents enforce two-day strike in Bangladesh 

The Customs clearing and forwarding agents across Bangladesh will go for a 48-hours strike starting today…

49 killed in Bangladesh container depot blast  

At least 49 people have been confirmed dead in Saturday’s chemical laden container blast in a…

Bangladesh bans shore leave at Chittagong over monkeypox

Just as the world starts to return to post-pandemic normality Bangladesh has barred seafarers from shore…

7 shipbreaking workers killed in accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey 

  A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising…

At least 19 killed, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry accident

  At least 19 people were killed and dozens were missing after a boat packed with…

Bangladesh boat accident claims 26 lives

  At least 26 people died and several were missing after an overcrowded speedboat collided with…

NGO Shipbreaking: Beaching of ships in Bangladesh continues to claim lives

  At least five workers have lost their lives while dismantling out of service ships at…

Norway commits $1.5m to support green ship recycling in Bangladesh

  Norway has committed approximately $1.5 million (NOK 14 million) to support improved ship recycling in…

NGO Shipbreaking: A third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never shut down during lockdown

  One third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never closed down during the lockdown imposed to…

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

  At least 23 ferry passengers were killed in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday when…

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

  At least 23 ferry passengers were killed in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday when…

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