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Chittagong Port Authority ( CPA ):

Chittagong port is the major seaport of Bangladesh. It provides a major gateway for the country`s trade with outside world. This port handles around 92 % of total maritime trade of Bangladesh. It is a tidal port.

Official Name : Chittagong Port Authority ( CPA )

Website : www.cpa.gov.bd

Location : Chittagong port is situated in the estuary of the river Karnaphuli, Being around eight nautical miles inshore from the port`s outer ancharage.

Facilities  :  

General Cargo Berth                                    06 Nos.

Container Berths                                          11 Nos

( 5 berth equipped with gantry crane )

Specialized Berth for Bulk Handling              07 Nos.

Repair Berth                                                 02 Nos.

River Mooring                                               05 Nos.

General Cargo Handling Facilities :

Storage Space :

          Transit Shed                                      64,365 Sqm

          Warehouse                                       45,891 Sqm

          Open Dumps                                      290,000 Sqm

Cargo Handing Equipment :

          Mobile Crane                                      31 Nos.

          Forklift Truck                                      84 Nos.

          Industrial Tractor                               14 Nos.

          Heavy Trailer                                      02 Nos.

          Light Trailer                                        30 Nos.

 

Container Handling Facilities :

Holding Capacity (GCB+CCT+NCT+NCY)               32017 TEUs

Yard                                                                      20 Nos.

Container Freight Station                                      45064 sq.m

CFS at CCT                                                           13671 sq.m

Container Storage Yard (GCB+CCT+NCT+NCY)    672803 sq.m

Railway Container siding                                       550 m

Reefer Points                                                         900 (415 volts)

Stand by Generator                                               8 mw

Container Handling Equipment :

          Quay Gantry Crane                                         4 Nos.

          Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane                          11 Nos.

          Straddle Carrier                                           31 Nos.

          Reach Stacker                                              16 Nos.

          Forklift Truck                                               24 Nos.

          Container Mover                                          6 Nos.

          Terminal Tractor                                           43 Nos.

          Trailer                                                            55 Nos.       

Navigation Information :

Permissible Draught                                     8.50 M to 9.20 M

Permissible LOA                                           186 M

Tidal Range                                                 2.0 to 5.5 M

Pilotage                                                       Compulsory

Radio Communication                                  VHF Channel 12 & 16

Night Navigation                                          LOA limited to 153 M




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