BSS-44 Activities in Ctg port resume

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Activities in Ctg port resume

CHATTOGRAM, May 21, 2020 (BSS)- The normal activities of Chattogramport
resumed this morning after a day of strike by super cyclone Amphan.

The cargo ships,which were anchored outer side of the port, started coming
totheport this morning, port sources said, adding the loading and unloading
at port jetties and its yard have also started.

As the sea is still rough, the unloading of goods from bulk ships to small
lighter ships remains closed, the sources said.

Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) member Zafar Alam saidcurrently 99 ships
are waiting in the deep sea to enter the port.

Earlier, CPA suspended all the activities of the port fromTuesday as met
office issued ‘Alert-4’ for the port to deal with possible damage of the
supper cyclone Amphan.

Meanwhile, the met office asked Chattogram port to show signal number 3.

BSS/MAM/KS/RY/21:18 hrs