Vessel with 8.5-metre draft anchors at Mongla

A vessel of 8.5-metre draft anchored on the Mogla port yesterday, the best draft recorded by the nation’s second largest port. 

The earlier document was set by the arrival of a container ship of 8-metre draft on March 27 of this 12 months.

Draft is outlined as the space between the ship’s keel and the waterline of the vessel.

MV Maersk Nusantara anchored at jetty quantity 9 yesterday, mentioned Captain Md Asaduzzaman, a member of Mongla Port Authority.

The Singapore-flagged vessel was carrying 7,357 tonnes or 489 twenty-foot equal items (TEUs) of products that are anticipated to be unloaded on the port.

The vessel can be set to be loaded with 367 TEUs of products earlier than it’s scheduled to depart.

The capability of the port has been elevated a number of instances and the Padma Bridge has performed an important position in remodeling Mongla right into a world-class port, mentioned Asaduzzaman. 

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