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July 22, 2024

Trial run of cargo ship flagged off for India-Bangladesh transit route

CJ Darcl Logistics, a top logistic solutions provider in India, flagged off cargo ships to the region as part of the trial runs for the trans-shipment of cargo to the North Eastern states using Chattogram and Mongla ports to further improve the connection between the two sides.

As part of the trial run, cargo ships will travel the Kolkata – Chattogram Sheol & Tamabil – Chattogram -Kolkata route. In September, they were signaled to depart. This is a provision of a bilateral agreement for the transit of goods from India via Bangladesh’s Chattogram and Mongla ports that was signed in October 2018. (ACMP).

The cargo, Steel TMT bars, for the container ships are for Tata Steel Ltd.

The vessel (Trans Samundera) was signaled off by Syama Prasad or Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Kolkata Port. Port of Mookerjee in Kolkata. The trial run is anticipated to pave the way for routine cargo transit through Bangladeshi ports to the Indian north-eastern area, decreasing transportation costs and improving port facilities while also generating both direct and indirect employment.

According to RL Agarwal, Joint MD of CJ Darcl Logistics, “This shipment of cargo will give the proper learning and ecosystem to establish a long-term strategy for us to distribute goods in the most effective method and aid in the infrastructure development along the routes in India and Bangladesh.”

“We are pleased to participate in this historic cargo shipping through Bangladesh trial operation.

This will open the door for the urgently required faster and less expensive transit choices between Kolkata and the NE Indian states. We are pleased to be this imitation’s logistical partners. CJ Darcl Logistics President Mr. Ishant Agarwal made a statement.

Within three days of departing, it is anticipated that the ship will return to Chattogram port. After offloading, the commodities will be transported through Sylhet’s Sheola land port to the state of Assembly road. India is eager to start frequent transits from Kolkata to important cities in its northeastern states.

As it would reduce the 1,200 KM trip by roughly half.

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