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    Dhaka, Colombo to sign coastal shipping deal soon

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on October 10, 2018

    Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have finalised the much awaited coastal shipping agreement between the two countries. Sri Lankan development strategies and international trade minister Malik...

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    Myanmar seizes empty, abandoned ship

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:19am on September 02, 2018

    A stranded vessel empty of crew and goods that was found in Myanmar’s waters this week was being towed by a ship with 13 Indonesian...

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    ‘Treasure ship’ claim raises eyebrows in South Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 09:16pm on July 19, 2018

    A company claiming to have found the wreck of a Russian warship with $130 billion in gold ‘treasure’ off the coast of South Korea has...

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    Body of foreign ship captain recovered

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    The body of the foreign ship captain who went missing after slipping in the River Karnaphuli on Monday night was recovered from under a jetty...

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    Ship owners oppose 2 NBR conditions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    Bangladesh Oceangoing Ship owners’ Association opposed the new conditions set by National Board of Revenue on the maximum age limit of imported vessels and the...

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    Shipping dept chief engineer suspended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:21pm on April 15, 2018

    The shipping department chief engineer SM Nazmul Haque has been suspended temporarily by the shipping ministry on Sunday for his arrest by the Anti-Corruption Commission....

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    Import, manufacturing of oceangoing large ships may get VAT waiver

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:32pm on February 10, 2018

    Importers and manufacturers may get value-added tax waiver on import and manufacturing of oceangoing large ships having capacity above 5,000 DWT to make the sector...

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    Shipping convention demands well organised, environment friendly shipping network

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 30, 2017

    The first national shipping convention ended in the capital Sunday stressing the need for ‘well organized and environment-friendly inland and marine shipping network’ for Bangladesh...

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    DoS signs deal with Korea Exim Bank for Tk 282.75 loan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on October 26, 2017

    The Department of Shipping on Thursday signed a deal with Korea EXIM Bank to take Tk 282.75 crore loan for the implementation of a project...

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    IMO assures Bangladesh of support for shipping sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on August 30, 2017

    The International Maritime Organisation assured Bangladesh of its all out support for exploring shipping sector potentialities. The assurance came when IMO secretary general Kitack Lim...