Chittagong strike of prime movers causes problems

Chittagong strike of prime movers causes problems


Our partners in Bangladesh report as follows:








In continuation, please latest Chittagong port situation as below….


  • Situation remains same as Strike going on from yesterday (0600 hrs ) till writing this mail


  • A lot of Export containers lying at depots for move out to terminal


  • Due to the this reason yesterday , our 2 feeders ( SIN bound : ARCA/004E, left 36 OB laden containers at depots  and XPRESS LHOTSE/013S left 20 conts of other carriers except OOCL ) could not load their full projection for Export laden


  • In this situation depots also could not pick up empties from terminal to cater their Export bookings , as such Customers are suffering  under the situation for their bookings  as reason for this movement constrain in both ways ( depot to Port and vice versa) by trailer movers .


  • Terminal also being congested by un-stuffed MT containers daily and also by Import laden, which are waiting to move to depots/ Consignee premises for un-stuffing


As on 28/Sep per Terminal’s report, equipment situation lying asf  :






In consideration of above , we are expecting our OB lifting for trunk space usage will be severely affected as well as , there will be huge no. of Export container will be shut out from projected  feeder due to this movement restriction by Prime movers association.