Office Closure in Bangladesh: 10th October 2016

October 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

  The current position is that the strike is called off until the 13th October pending further discussions and a technical advisory committee has been formed to review the demands of the truckers. This committee will provide a final report to the Government by the 13th October and a further meeting is then scheduled [...]

Strike Disruption in Bangladesh: 5th October 2016

October 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Customers may be aware that there is an ongoing dispute in Bangladesh between the authorities and the trailer/truckers association that has lead to various wildcat strikes over the past few days.  This has lead to significant disruption in moving containers through the main exit port at Chittagong and container exports have missed feeder vessels as [...]

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Bangladesh Update: 24th August 2016

August 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Please be advised that as we approach the Muslim festival of Bakrid there are further possibilities of delay to both sea and airfreight shipments from Bangladesh, which is already struggling to recover from previous religious festivals and increased freight movements during the autumn peak season. We would ask customers to note the following: For Sea [...]

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Bangladesh Congestion: 22nd July 2016

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Chittagong Port Update Whilst it is encouraging to report that the current issues in the port have not worsened in the last week, there are only limited signs of improvement and the general port area is still suffering from congestion and delays to both inbound and outbound freight. The port authority is making efforts to [...]

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Bangladesh Congestion: 5th July 2016

July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Chittagong Port Update Further to our last update we regret to advise that there is very little positive news from Bangladesh regarding the congestion situation at the main exit port of Chittagong. As we approach the Eid holiday period there is a huge back-log of export containers in and around the port, with large numbers [...]

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