Export/Import Updates!
Chittagong (BDCGP), Chittagong, Bangladesh


Chittagong (BDCGP), Chittagong, Bangladesh
Bandar Bhaban, P. O. Box 2013 Chittagong-4100, Bangladesh
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2.808M TEUs

Requirements to ship to the ports

B/L body must contain valid shippers’ name with address in the respective fields for Maersk

Imports on freight collect basis are not accepted. All charges should be settled by freight payer.

Dangerous and hazardous firearms and ammunitions including sport guns and air pistols, any explosive items, police tear gas canisters, currency and currency paper, non-judicial stamps, security printing paper and ink, banknote paper, cheque printing paper, passports, any army items, Cars Knocked Down (CKD) goods, cement, fertilizer, rapeseeds, loose scrap, C.I. sheets, G.P. sheets, B.P. sheets, tin plates or similar type of iron material, alcohol and alcoholic beverage - are accepted subject to prior approval from Import Customer Service Manager. ‘IMO in Reefer Container' is not acceptable.

Analysis Certificate ('The goods are free from Chloramphenicol and Nitro-furan', must have written on the report of analysis.

As a general policy Maersk Bangladesh does not accept IMO Class 1 and 7 for import. Must contact Import Customer Service Team prior accepting any kind of IMCO booking for Chittagong port discharge also ‘IMCO CARGO’ in Reefer container is not acceptable.

IMO: Any kind of RED PHOSPHORUS, PEROXIDE, GAS or LIQUID GAS, CHILLER, FIRE EXTINGUISHER, CALCIUM CARBIDE, NITRATE, NITROCELLOUS, PROPANE & SULPHUR under IMCO: 4.1, 5.2, 2.2, 2.1, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 not accepted booking for Chittagong port discharge & delivery. Also don’t accept SODIUM SALT which is prohibited item as per country rules.

Shippers’ Details: B/L body must contain valid shippers’ name with address in the respective fields.

If consignee as direct customer and no bank involved, B/L must contain Bangladeshi consignee/importer name and address with valid BIN/VAT in respective field.

Foreign party/bank name or address is NOT allowable as consignee.

Only “TO ORDER” or “TO THE ORDER OF SHIPPER” is NOT allowable as consignee

Consignee as direct customer/importer but notify party as local freight forwarder agent is NOT allowed.

BIN/VAT number should contain 11digit. BIN/VAT starts with “0”or alpha numeric is not allowed.

If notify as direct customer, B/L must contain Bangladeshi notify party/importer name and address with valid BIN/VAT in respective field.

If notify as local freight forwarder, B/L must contain Government approved freight forwarder name and address with valid AIN number. AIN number should contain 09 digit.

Foreign notify or address is NOT allowable as notify party.

1st notify party as local bank is NOT allowed.

About the port

The Port of Chittagong is the busiest seaport on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal, and the second busiest in the overall region of countries dependent on the Bay of Bengal