Dhaka August 02 2022 :
A Russian ship carrying machineries for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant arrived at
Mongla Port here on August 01 2022.
The Russian flag carrier ‘MV Kamilla’ anchored at the 6 no jetty of
the port at 4pm, which is the first transport of any Russian ship to
Bangladesh since the Russian-Ukrainian war began on February
24 this year, says a BSS report.
Earlier, the ship with 13 sailors left Russian port Tamaruk Port
with 3,328.237 tonnes of machineries for Rooppur nuclear power
plant on June 28.
HM Dulal, owner of the contractor institution of the imported
goods Nuru and Sons, said after unloading, these goods will be
transported to the Rooppur power plant as soon as possible.
Mongla Port Authority Chairman Rear Admiral Mohammad Musa
said the machineries and ultramodern equipment of all the major
ongoing projects of the country are imported from abroad.
Though there was a break for some time due to the Ukraine-War,
he hoped that from now goods will be imported by Russian ships
On October 17, 2021, a Russian ship had arrived at Mongla Port
with 3,700 tonnes of machineries for Rooppur nuclear power
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