ANL to implement Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge in Chittagong Port
Berth delay in Port of Chittagong, Bangladesh is reaching critical levels, ANL announces in its press release. All shipping lines calling Chittagong terminals are heavily impacted, with vessels waiting an additional 7 to 10 days on average above the normal berth wait times.
These delays stem from lower yard productivity due to heavily congested terminal yards. As a result, ANL will implementing an Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge on all 20’ equipment imports into Chittagong.
This surcharge will apply shipments departing Australian origin ports on or after the 1st September 2018 and will be required to be prepaid at port of origin.
The situation will be closely monitored and the Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge will be reviewed once the situation improves.