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Project Profile (Updated: 9 February 2020)

Payra Port Container Terminal
Project Information
Details
Project Name:
Payra Port Container Terminal
Sector:
Shipping
Department/Ministry:
Ministry of Shipping
Implementing Agency:
Payra Port Authority
Location:
Kalapara, Patuakhali, Bangladesh
Background:

Bangladesh has a vast coast line and in spite of that there are only Two sea ports, and with the increased demand in sea borne trade, congestion is quickly becoming an issue. Hence, government has developed the Payra Port at Kalapara of Patuakhali District. Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has decided to develop 5 components of the port through Public-Private Partnership modality.

Objective:
  • To Provide a major gateway for the country's trade with the outside world
  • Improve the quality of services and develop adequate facilities and decrease the pressure on the existing Ports.
  • Enhance competitiveness of the country’s exports as prices of imported and exported commodities decrease as a result of shorter shipping time and lower shipping costs.
  • Exporters would incur lower financial costs for their shipments due to the shorter processing and shipping time for their cargo.
Status:
CCEA Approved (In Principle)
Note:
CCEA Approved (In Principle) on 18 September, 2014
Contact:

Md. Robiul Alam
Director (Project Management & Finance)
Phone: +88 02 55007418
E-mail: robiul@pppo.gov.bd
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Public Private Partnership Authority
Prime Minister's Office
1st Floor, NGO Affairs Bureau Bhaban
Plot: E-13 B Agargaon, Shere Bangla Nagar
Bangladesh
Phone: +88 02 55007421
(Last updated 9 February 2020; subject to further revision.)
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