Bangladesh: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong Port

Sovereign Project | 45078-001 Status: Active


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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
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Final Report has been reviewed and concurred by the government.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The Final Report has been reviewed and concurred by the government.
Geographical Location Chittagong

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

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

The contract with the consulting firm was signed on 2 July 2013 and the consultant was mobilized on 25 July 2013.

An inception mission for the TA was fielded on 29 and 30 July 2013. The visits enabled to determine the need for efficiency improvement in the existing and planned terminals of Chittagong Port by introducing more efficient port operations and handling practices. To accommodate this and to address the needs of Chittagong Port Authority, the scope of works and implementation timeline have been adjusted.

In order to fully address the needs of the client and achieve the expected outcomes of the TA by preparing the long-term development plan for Chittagong Port, the TA completion period was extended to 30 June 2016.

The Final Report has already been reviewed and concurred by the government.

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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 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 18 Jun 2011
Fact Finding 18 Apr 2011 to 21 Apr 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

TA 7979-BAN

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 831,826.11

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