Partners Selected to Develop New Terminal at Chittagong Port

Bangladesh’s Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has selected three companies to carry out a feasibility study, ...

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Another Fatality Reported at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard

Another shipbreaking worker died following an accident which occurred at Bangladesh’s shipbreaking yard K.R ...

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Bangladeshi Payra Port Inaugurated

Bangladesh’s Payra Bandar (Payra Port), located at the southern region of Patualhali, was inaugurated and ...

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Scrapping Activity at South Asian Beaches Rises in Q2

A total of 182, out of 212 end­-of-­life ships which were sold for breaking in the second quarter of 2016, ended up ...

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Bangladesh Step Closer to Its 1st LNG Import Terminal

The US-based specialist in floating LNG solutions Excelerate Energy, Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation ...

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Fatal Accidents Rise at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series of fatal accidents ...

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Six More Ships Head to Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

A total of six vessels will soon land on the beaches of the substandard South Asian shipbreaking yards in ...

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79 Pct of Ships Sold for Scrap in Q1 Ended Up in South Asia

Out of 239 end-of-life ships sold for breaking in the first quarter of 2016 a total of 79 per cent of ships ended ...

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India Sends Boxship on First Direct Route to Bangladesh

An Indian containership departed from the country’s East Coast port of Krishnapatnam on a first direct route ...

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Guards Fire at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Workers

Private security personnel of Kabir Steel shipbreaking yard, located north of Bangladesh’s major port city, ...

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India, Bangladesh Ink Draft MoU on Passenger Services

Governments of India and Bangladesh met in New Delhi where they drafted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ...

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Gas Cylinder Blast Kills Three Ship Breakers in Chittagong

Three men died on October 20 after a gas cylinder they were cutting at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh Yard Blast Death Toll Rises to Four

Four workers have died following a gas cylinder explosion in a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh and the ...

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3 Workers Succumb to Injuries from Bangladesh Yard Blast

Three workers out of eight who were injured in a blast on Sunday at a shipbreaking yard, owned by Shital ...

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Ship Breaker Dies in Explosion in Bangladesh

One worker died and two were injured in a gas pipeline blast at a ship breaking yard in Chittagong district, ...

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UNHCR Launches USD 13 Million Appeal for Asia Boat People

UNHCR Launches USD 13 Million Appeal for Asia Boat People

The UN refugee agency has launched an appeal for USD 13 million to help with the needs of new boat arrivals in ...

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India Approves Coastal Shipping Agreement with Bangladesh

India Approves Coastal Shipping Agreement with Bangladesh

The government of India has given its approval to the agreement on coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh to ...

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Indonesia Navy Tows Migrants to International Waters

Indonesia Navy Tows Boat Full of Migrants to International Waters

The Indonesian Navy has towed a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh out of ...

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Almost 2,000 Migrants Rescued off Malaysia and Indonesia

Almost 2,000 Migrants Rescued off Malaysia and Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have intercepted a boat carrying around 400 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar off east ...

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IMO Starts Ship Recycling Project in Bangladesh

IMO Starts Ship Recycling Project in Bangladesh

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the government of Bangladesh launched a new project entitled ...

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Three Dead after Freighter Sinks off Japan

Three Dead after Freighter Sinks off Japan

Three crew members died after the Cambodia-flagged 1,915 dwt freighter Ming Guang sank Friday in the Sea of Japan ...

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