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Chittagong, Mongla, Payra


Chittagong port recently renamed as Chattogram Port, the prime maritime port of Bangladesh. Port Authority maintains a website for detail information. Its geographical coordinates are 22° 20′ 0″ North, 91° 50′ 0″ East.  Kutubdia is the OPL and vessel having more than 11.5m draft need to discharge part cargo over there to obtain permissible draft to move towards A, B or C anchorage. Vessel scheduled to discharge cargo at berth, need the port pilot’s assistance to berthing and unberthing. 

However for information related to Navigation, draft chart, tide information in brief, please visit here.  MORE INFORMATION. 

If any service required related to agency or OPA or survey or Project cargo logistics, please visit us at PANOCEAN HOME PAGE



Deep sea port construction work is in progress at Matarbari, Coxsbazar. The vessel will 16m draft will be able to discharge cargo at berth once completed. Now vessels carrying coal drops anchor at anchorage and discharge coal/ stones at barges.  The operation at Matarbari is going under control of Chattogram Port for all port-related activities. 

The first phase of the deep-sea port at Matarbari is expected to be completed by the middle of 2023 having one multipurpose and one container terminal. Once Matarbari and other ports construction will be completed, Bangladesh is forecasted to substantially increase to 10.3 million TEUs (Twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2041 from the present level of 2.8 million TEUs.

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Mongla Port maintains website for detail information.


Payra is another deep sea port of Bangladesh. Though construction and dragging works are going on, vessel already started to discharge cargo at Payra. Appended below some information for reference, if needed more, please send us email at

  • Maximum Permissible Draught: Of vessel ranges from 7.2 m. to 8 m (Depending on tidal height)
  • LOA:  Maximum permissible LOA of a vessel is 200 meters.
  • Tidal Range: Tides are semi-diurnal with prominent diurnal effect. The approx. tidal range is between 2.0 and 3.5 m.
  • Pilotage: Pilotage is compulsory as per PPA ordinance.
  • Radio communication: Port Radio Control Room maintain a watch on VHF over Channel 24, 12 & 16 round the clock.
Loss Prevention for Chattogram, Mongla and Payra Ports

Navigation Support at Kutubdia

Seasonal winds, Seas & Swell,  congested anchorage Area, comparatively small area etc are concerns for any shipowners. Need more info or 24/7  Pilotage support, please email at info@panoceanbd,com