Chittagong is a serious shortage of hundreds of barge cargo ship in port for unloading
According to the "Chittagong express" financial reports, sources said, due to a serious shortage of port container cargo barge, and Hong Kong has become more and more serious.
Yingui port can not be docked for large container ships, there are only more than 100 container ships docked in the port outside the deep anchorage waiting for unloading, waiting barge unloading time has reached several weeks or even months.
According to the Chittagong chamber of Commerce Chairman Mahbubul Alam, currently only about 145 barges in Chittagong to provide handling services, with Meng import and export trade is growing, at least 500 extra barge cargo handling in order to meet the demand of Chittagong.
Chittagong congestion, but there is a shortage of barge, harbor depth serious shortage of large container ships cannot dock and quay serious overload processing ability is insufficient, in order to solve this situation, various tricks are made on the port:
1, Chittagong will open a new yard this year, increasing the storage space of 8000 teus.
2, the port hopes to buy 1 track type Longmen cranes.