Bangladesh Keens to Establish Seaport at Teknaf for Trade with Burma
Dhaka, 7 September 02: Bangladesh government plans to establish a seaport at Teknaf, opposite Maungdaw, in Cox’sbazar district mainly for export- import business with Burma, according to yesterday’s daily star.
The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is now carrying out a feasibility study and is likely to submit the report in a month. The final decision will be taken upon receipt of the report, the
CPA will implement the project includes a berthing facilities for at least three ocean-going ships. The
Contacted, shipping secretary of
Later, the government decided on establishing a medium-range seaport for the ships with seven to eight meters draft. “But it’s not an alternative to the
According to sources, the main obstacle for a seaport to be established on the bank of the
Earlier, the government established a land port at Teknaf to facilitate trade with