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Chattogram Port

The Port of Chittagong is the principal Port of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. It is situated on the right bank of the river Karnafuli at a distance of about 9 nautical miles from the shore line of the Bay of Bengal. River Karnafuli rising in the Lushai Hill falls in the Bay of Bengal after taking a winding course of 120 nautical miles through the districts of Chittagong Hill Tracts and Chittagong.

Upper limits of the river water are formed by two straight lines, one drawn across the Karnafuli River in the North by joining two pillars located at:-
Lat: 22024’33″N Long: 91054’30E and Lat: 22024’56″N Long: 91054’11″E and the other by joining the two pillars located at:
Lat : 22025’07″N Long : 91053’18″E and Lat : 22025’07″N Long : 91053’10″E These limits include so much of the sea and of the River Karnafuli and the River Halda and the area that lie within 137.162 Metre, of high water Mark at ordinary spring tide and the docks, wharves, quays, stages, jetties, piers, warehouse, sheds, railway line and yards within the limits of the bounded area and such other area outside it as included in the Schedule iii of the Chittagong Port Act. The seaward approach to the Port of Chittagong may be considered to be northwards of the 10-fathom contour in latitude 22024′ North and longitude 9103″ East: The distance to the pilot ground from the south patches shoal being 46 nautical miles on the direct course. Panocean Limited, our sister concern, can assist at Chittagong Port. 

With Patenga Beacon as a center if an arc is drawn seaward with a radius of 5.5 nautical miles till it intercepts the coastline at positions:-
Lat 220 18’45” N. Long. 91046’30″E in the North and Lat 22008’13″N.Long 91050’00″E in the South, the area enclosed within the extremities if the arc will from the Seaward limit of the Port of Chittagong.

The Port has the following recommended Anchorage Grounds:
ANCHORAGE “A” is formed by extending 2 (two) lines up to Port limit, one (first) having bearing 337045′ and the other (2nd) 310030″ from the point having lat 22012’30″N and long 91047’00″E.
ANCHORAGE “B” is formed in between 2nd and 3rd line having bearing 2340 extended up to Port limit from the previous point.
ANCHORAGE “C” is between 4th and 5th line having bearing 234) & 157) respectively, extended up to Port limit from a point of lat 22012’00″N long 91047’12″E.
The space between 3rd and 4th line is prohibited anchorage. “A” Anchorage is for vessels over 30ft. draft. “B” Anchorage is for vessels entering the Port within 24 hours. “C” Anchorage is for vessels lightening and other vessels do not schedule to enter the Port within 24 hours.

For bulk cargoes like Wheat, Cement Clinkers, Rock Phosphates and Urea Fertilizer etc. the following Jetties are available.
(A) FOR OCEAN GOING VESSELS
1)Cement Clinker Jetty for vessels up to 167.63M.
2) Grain Silo Main Jetty for vessels up to 185.91 M. LOA.
3) T.S.P Jetty for Vessels up to 175.25M.
4) DDJ/1 & DDJ/2 Two or more vessels having total LOA 302M and having draft not more than 7.00 M may be berthed.
5) Chittagong Urea Fertilizer Jetty for Vessels up to 176M. can be loaded up to a maximum draft of 8.50 M.
6) KAFCO-1 (UREA) & KAFCO-2 (AMMONIA) Vessels having a maximum length up to 185.91M and be loaded up to a maximum draft of 9.14 M. (To be commissioned soon).

Night Navigation vessels up to 153.00M length with the draft having 0.50M less than the days permissible draft will be allowed to take berth during Night (6 pm to 6 AM) at the Jetties from J/ltoj/13, MPB/1, MPB/2, DDJ/1, DDJ/2 and CUFLJ only.
Vessels with the midship bridge up to 165.00 m & Vessels with AFT. Bridge up to 153.00 M Length having 0.30m (1.ft) Less than the day’s permissible draft will be allowed to sail out during Night from j/1 to j/13, MPB/1, MPB/2, CCJ, GSJ, TSP, DOJ. DDJ/1, DDJ/2, & CUFL only.
Vessels with the bridge on the BOW & vessels having containers on deck obstructing a clear view of forward, will not be handled during the night. The vessel will not be allowed to take a berth at or to sail out from jetty no.14,15,17, RM/3, RM/5, RM/6, RM/8 & RM/9 During the night.

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OWNERS PROTECTIVE SERVICE.

Chittagong and Mongla are two major ports of Bangladesh. Shipowners mostly allow their vessel to call at this port under Time Charter or Voyage Charter. As shipping agents are nominated by the charterer, in order to protect interest of shipowners or operator, they often appoint a professional company as agent for port to supervise activities of the shipping agent (charterer’s), monitor the discharge operation, expediting lighter arrangement i.e monitoring the day-to-day operations on behalf of shipowners or operator. PANOCEAN LIMITED ( our sister concern) business mainly focus on OPA service rather than handling for direct port agents. Since 2003, Panocean is involved in this industry and ensures cost-effective first class OPA services to owners/operators ensuring safeguard/protect of vessel’s interest in whatever manner necessary or things to do. The said services can be summarized as below:

OPA SERVICE FROM COAST TO COAST
  • Checking proforma D/A submitted by the charterer’s agent.
  • Reporting the cargo operations to the Principals on regular
  • Checking the cargo documents/SOF/time sheets and reporting any discrepancy to Principals immediately.
  • Making settlement of Port DA.
  • Conducting crew change or making arrangement for crew treatment at effective
  • Coordination with the local P&I/H&M/Class surveyors.
  • Hiring shore facilities whenever required.
  • Making necessary arrangements for all type of surveying.
  • Negotiating all type of cargo claims on behalf of owners. Conducting Maritime consultancy and providing legal advice in respect of port and admiralty matters.
  • Technical Services- Repairs/Marine equipment / underwater inspection / Dry Docking, etc.
    Co-ordination/ facilitating attendance of Class Inspectors.
SERVICES
  • Checking proforma D/A submitted by the charterer’s agent.
  • Reporting the cargo operations to the Principals on regular
  • Checking the cargo documents/SOF/time sheets and reporting any discrepancy to Principals immediately.
  • Making settlement of Port DA .
  • Conducting crew change or making arrangement for crew treatment at effective
  • Coordination with the local P&I/H&M/Class surveyors.
  • Hiring shore facilities whenever required.
  • Making necessary arrangements for all type of surveying.
  • Negotiating all type of cargo claims on behalf of owners. Conducting Maritime consultancy and providing legal advice in respect of port and admiralty matters.
  • Technical Services- Repairs/Marine equipment / underwater inspection / Dry Docking, etc.
    Co-ordination/ facilitating attendance of Class Inspectors.

Coast To Coast

Coast To Coast has been registered with the Joint Stock Company of Bangladesh as Coast To Coast P&I Services Ltd. in the year 2003 and maintaining ISO standard since 2006. The company is committed to act as eyes and ears of the Clubs as well as to provide updated information regarding any changes to local laws or statutory requirements. Coast To Coast offers its services as first response and general claims advisors to P&I insurers and Ship Owners, Charterers . is composed of international marine lawyers and claims investigators forming an experienced claim adjusting team acting principally for P&I Clubs, H&M Underwriters and their Members. We also provide advises clients in Bangladesh on Bill of Lading disputes, Import and Export procedure, interpreting Charter Party provisions,

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