Bangladesh: Port and Logistics Efficiency Improvement

Sovereign Project | 39460-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Port and Logistics Efficiency Improvement
Project Number 39460-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7389-BAN: Port and Logistics Efficiency Improvement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bangladesh

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consulting services will be carried out by a firm of consultants comprising experts in transport planning (multimodal logistics and ports), port and river engineering, traffic engineering cum economics, customs, harbor/navigation engineering, river and coastal morphology, survey/design, financial analysis, environment, and resettlement and social development. The input will be about 20 person-months of international and about 26 person-months of national consulting. ADB will engage an international firm in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time) through the Quality- and Cost-Based Selection (simplified technical proposal). All equipment for the TA will be procured according to ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time) and turned over to the Government upon TA completion. Disbursements under the TA will be made in accordance with the ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (January 2008, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Markus Roesner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Shipping
Bldg #6, Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh


Concept Clearance 09 Sep 2009
Fact Finding 10 Oct 2009 to 15 Oct 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 12 Oct 2009
Last PDS Update 17 Mar 2010

TA 7389-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2009 31 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2010 30 Sep 2010 31 Dec 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 26 Nov 2009 524,818.66

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