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Chittagong (BDCGP)

Bangladesh

General info

address
Bandar Bhaban, P. O. Box 2013 Chittagong-4100, Bangladesh
EMAIL
website
http://www.cpa.gov.bd
phone
880-31- 2522200-29
fax
880-31- 2510889
cororate office
Bandar Bhaban, P. O. Box 2013 Chittagong-4100, Bangladesh
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
23.480M
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
2.808M TEUs

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

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Patiya, Raozan, Bandarban, Fatikchhari, Manikchhari, Ramgarh, Chhagalnaiya, Feni, Khagrachari, Lalmohan, Lakshmipur, Laksham, Bhola, Ramganj, Raypur, Mehendiganj, Hajiganj, Chandpur, Barisal, Nalchiti

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, CMA CGM, MOL, MSC

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Commodity No restrictions except IMO/Dangerous cargo. There is a strict 'no acceptance' policy with regard to export booking of IMO/Dangerous cargo. Weight / Measurement Weight limitation : Maximum Gross Weight (cargo weight plus tare weight) of 24 mts / 20' dry container and 30 mts / 40' dry container. ICD, Dhaka does not accept refrigerated, OOG cargo and 45'hc container. No LCL reefer cargo is accepted in Bangladesh.

Forms & Certificates

The bill of lading clause, documentation According to Bangladesh Bank regulations, all bills of lading have to be consigned to local banks. Only exceptions are factories fully owned by foreign companies and shipments without Letter of Credit issuance (i.e. no bank negotiation). For prepaid shipments, shippers have to present Export Certificate when collecting the bill of lading. For all personal effects or cargo moving without letter of credit or telephone transfer contract, shipper must provide encashment / cost and freight certificate.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

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. 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. Foreign notify or address is NOT allowable as notify party.

Forms & Certificates

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

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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