45078-001: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port | Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port

Sovereign (Public) Project | 45078-001 Status: Active

The TA will prepare a master plan for Chittagong Port with an agreed overall framework for port development under possible development scenarios and support the integrated intermodal port development on the maritime side as well as on the land side of the port based on an updated traffic forecast.

Project Details

Project Officer
Kasahara, Kaoru South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Bangladesh
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port
Project Number 45078-001
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7979-BAN: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will prepare a master plan for Chittagong Port with an agreed overall framework for port development under possible development scenarios and support the integrated intermodal port development on the maritime side as well as on the land side of the port based on an updated traffic forecast.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government recognized the importance of integrated intermodal systems under the draft Integrated Multimodal Transport Policy. Port development provides significant opportunities for improvement to intermodal transport systems and logistics services, and hence enhances efficiency of economic activities. Ports development also provides opportunities of expanding regional trade. ADB's strategy in the transport sector includes promotion of multimodal transport systems and trade by developing regional links and cross-border facilities.
Impact Improved efficiency of port operations and intemodal transport logistics
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Overall framework for port development formulated.
Progress Toward Outcome The TA closing date has been extended to 31 December 2018 in order to accommodate the support to Chittagong Port Authority and Ministry of Shipping in the upcoming phase of project formulation, project processing, procurement and preparation of project implementation.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Strategic master plan for Chittagong Port, with:

(i) traffic forecast for Chittagong Port

(ii)assessment of port infrastructure and intermodal connectivity

(iii)detailed hydraulic and hydrologic study for River Karnaphuli (funded by the Government), and

(iv)updated overall port development framework

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The firm consultant has successfully delivered the desired project outputs. The TA closing date has been extended to 31 December 2018. There are 2 individual consultants who have been hired to facilitate the transition period from the Master Plan towards formulating and preparing investment projects by dealing with government-internal and ADB formalities and procedures.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

The objective of the TA is to prepare a strategic master plan for the development of Chittagong Port in the next 20 years.

The consultants prepared a traffic forecast and assessed the existing port operation, maritime and hinterland access and prepared the overall port development framework. The contract with the consulting firm was closed on 31 March 2016. The TA has addressed all aspects of the terms of reference.

The consultant firm's final report recommended the implementation of a series of capacity enhancement and operations efficiency improvement investment projects. The design for these investments under a TA-loan and to finance the investments through a project loan of Multitranche Financing Facility is envisage.

Since the TA has identified potential future projects for public and private sector funding, including projects for possible ADB financing, the TA closing date has been extended to 31 December 2018. This is to support the needs of client in the upcoming project preparation and project processing phase, that will facilitate improvement of Chittagong Port through the proposed TA-loan and investment projects scheduled for approval.

There are 2 individual consultants assessing the current operation and capacity of the terminal. They also determine the constraints and requirement of the civil works, thus, will prepare a construction plan which will secure that the works will not disturb the port operation, and that necessary cargo handling capacity will be maintained during the construction period.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

An international firm of consultants is being engaged through quality- and cost- based selection with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10. ADB is engaging the consultants in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

International inputs (27 person-months): transport planning; ports and river engineering; traffic engineering; economics; customs

National inputs (32 person-months): harbor/ navigation engineering, river and coastal morphology; traffic modeling and survey engineering; financial analysis.

Procurement All equipment for the TA will be procured according to ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time) and turned over to the Government upon TA completion.
Responsible ADB Officer Kasahara, Kaoru
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
Timetable
Concept Clearance 18 Jun 2011
Fact Finding 18 Apr 2011 to 21 Apr 2011
MRM -
Approval 14 Dec 2011
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Sep 2017

TA 7979-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2011 10 Dec 2012 10 Dec 2012 31 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 14 Dec 2011 906,949.68

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