Ctg Port gets three RTGs


PV Report : Chittagong Port, at last, has got three Rubber Tyre Gantry cranes (RTG) imported from China. A ship named Dadanaxia berthed at NCT-5 jetty with RTGs at around 7.30am on Sunday.

Chittagong Port Member Md. Jafar Alam said three RTGs have come in first consignment, eight more on the way.

Sources said the port authority decided to purchase 19 RTGs to enhance port’s capability. Among them, the ministry allowed to procure eleven RTGs.

Mentionable, the CPA made Development Project proposal (DPP) to purchase 61 equipments at a cost of Tk 1,120 cr. (one thousand one hundred twenty crore) in 2012.