Bangladesh: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port

The technical assistance will prepare a master plan for Chittagong Port to improve efficiency of port operations and intermodal transport logistics. In particular, it will formulate an overall framework for port development and support intermodal maritime and land transport, based on updated traffic forecast.This will provide opportunities for expanding regional trade.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval14 Dec 2011
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Ports
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$1 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Traffic forecast for Chittagong Port created

Port infrastructure and intermodal connectivity assessed

Detailed hydraulic and hydrologic study for River Karnaphuli conducted

Overall port development framework updated

FINANCING

$1 million (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)