Danish shipping company Maersk Bangladesh, in partnership with Ispahani Summit Alliance Terminals Limited (ISATL), is all set to build a 200,000 sq. ft custom bonded warehouse in the port city of Chittagong even as the new warehouse will double the existing capacity at ISATL and add around 8% additional space to the existing ecosystem in Chittagong.
According to reports, construction of the new CFS has already started and is expected to be completed by the end of 2022 in a phased manner. Said Angshuman Mustafi, Managing Director of Maersk Bangladesh, “Maersk’s commitment to connect and simplify our customers’ supply chains means that we look at long-term solutions.”
Maersk will also, reportedly, offer customers barcode and RFID scanning, Garment on Hanger facility, sorting, product audit, labelling, etc. Further, the new facility is, reportedly, being built by benchmarking international best practices in terms of safety and other compliance guidelines.