Mobile harbour crane begins working at Mongla

Staff Correspondent | Published at 01:07am on September 12, 2019

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Mongla Port Authority starts using mobile harbour crane for handling container at the port in Bagerhat on Wednesday. — Press release

Mongla Port Authority started operation of its 64-wheel mobile harbour crane on Wednesday.

Member (finance) Yeasmin Afsana, member (engineering and development) Md Altaf Hossain Khan, chief security officer lieutenant commander M Abdul Alim, secretary Ohiuddin Chowdhury, chief engineer (civil and hydraulics) Sheikh Sowkat Ali, director (traffic) Md Mostafa Kamal and other high officials were present at the inaugural ceremony.

The Liebherr brand crane, supplied by Saif Power Tech from Germany, can handle as much as 84 tonnes at a time and more than Tk 12 crore is expected to be fetched through its operation.