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Highest number of containers handled in Aug

Staff Correspondent

7 September, 2017 12:00 AM printer

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) handled highest number of 230,725 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) containers in August.  
The previous record was 218,878 TEUs in March this year.  
CPA Member (Admin and Planning) Md Zafar Alam said that the record could be made due to purchase of new equipments, increase in yard area, posting of more customs officials and speedy scanning of containers following the directive of Prime Minister for 24/7 port operation.


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