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

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 Bangladesh as part of an IMO-implemented project. The...

Six workers die at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards in two months

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 curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, NGO Shipbreaking...

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

  At least 23 ferry passengers were killed in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday when the vessel sank after a collision, officials said. The boat had around 50...

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

  At least 23 ferry passengers were killed in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday when the vessel sank after a collision, officials said. The boat had around 50...

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

  Over three years after the beaching of the North Sea Producer FPSO in Chittagong, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh has declared the import, beaching and breaking...

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

  Rail services in parts of Bangladesh including capital Dhaka were on Thursday suspended after six compartments of a train derailed following a devastating engine...

10 wedding party guests die as boat sinks in Bangladesh 

10 wedding party guests die as boat sinks in Bangladesh 

  The number of deaths from Tuesday’s boat capsizes in Bangladesh’s North-East Sunamganj district has risen to 10 on Wednesday, local police said. The boat...

Minister bans shipbreaking activities at Gadani yards

Bangladesh ship breaking yard worker dies on duty 

One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh, while scrapping a vessel owned by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine,...

One dead, several injured as explosion rocks Bangladesh shipyard

One dead, several injured as explosion rocks Bangladesh shipyard

One worker died and several others have been injured in an explosion at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning while...

Two workers killed in Bangladesh shipbreaking yard tanker fire

Two workers killed in Bangladesh shipbreaking yard tanker fire

A fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh killing two workers on Monday.  Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul...

Eni, Total partner to boost Algeria operations

Bangladesh to import 1.425m tonnes of oil products in 2019

Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) on Tuesday issued an international tender to import up to 1.425 million tonnes of refined oil products in the first half of 2019. This is...

WTO: Trade war boosted global container throughput

Bangladesh seeks increased trade ties with Nigeria

The People’s Republic of Bangladesh, on Tuesday, indicated her resolve to partner with Nigeria to boost trade and economic cooperation. The Acting High Commissioner...