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First trial run ship from India arrives at Mongla port

First trial run ship from India arrives at Mongla port

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As per an agreement signed between Bangladesh and India to strengthen transit facilities, the first trial run ship from India arrived at Mongla port on Monday.
 
"The ship "MV Rishad Rayhan" anchored at the port this morning carrying 16.38 tonnes of iron pipes in a container and 8.5 tonnes of pre-foam in another container, said secretary of Mongla Port Authority (MPA) Md Makruzzaman.
 
Assistant High Commissioner of India to Khulna Indrajit Sagar, MPA chairman Rear Admiral Mohammad Musa and high officials of MPA were present.
 
The container carrying iron pipes will be unloaded at the port while another container carrying 8.5 tonnes of pre-foam will be transported to Assam through the Mongla-Bibirbazar-Srimontopur route.
 
The trial runs are being implemented under the 'Agreement on the Use of Chattogram and Mongla Port for Movement of Goods To and From India (ACMP)' signed in 2018 between the two countries.