Monday, July 15, 2024

Fog cripples waterway, road links

Ferry services suspended A blanket of dense fog shrouded different regions of the country crippling traffic on the highways and inland waterways from Friday night to Saturday morning. Low visibility forced the suspension of ferry services between Paturia and Daulatdia as well as Mawa and Kawrakandi, linking key highways, for more than 11 hours beginning ... Read more

BIWTC faces loss in ferry operations

Poor Navigability BIWTC faces loss in ferry operations Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation is incurring a loss of about Tk 16 lakh a day for the last one week due to the disruption of ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma for poor navigability, BIWTC officials said. The ferries now carry vehicles less than ... Read more

Ferries run below their capacity

The ferries plying on the Paturia-Daulatdia route were forced to cut down their capacity by more than fifty percent due to low navigability of Padma River. The transportation of goods-laden trucks has been suffering a huge setback due to the capacity reduction coupled with frequent suspension of ferry services on the

Touts cash in on ferry mess

Frequent suspension of ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia and Mawa-Kawrakandi routes has been disrupting communication between Dhaka and 21 south-western districts for the last few days and some unscrupulous people are taking full advantage of the situation. Ferry service on both the routes was suspended for several hours yesterday since several