Two Oceangoing Ultramax Dry Bulk Carriers named ÔÔM.V. Meghna Princess’’ and ÔÔM.V. Meghna Adventure’’ were launched at Chattogram Sea Port on March 10, 2021. Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Shipping, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury M.P. graced this occasion as Chief Guest. Hon’ble Chairman of Chittagong Port Authority Rear Admiral M Shahjahan, NPP, BCGMS, NDC, PSC, BN was the Special Guest while Commodore Abu Jafar Md. Jalal Uddin, (C) PCGM, NDC, PSC, BN Director General, Department of Shipping was the Guest of Honor.
Mr. Mostafa Kamal, Hon’ble Chairman and Managing Director of Meghna Group of Industries delivered the Welcome Speech in this August gathering.
For the convenience of carrying goods in the river and sea, these two new ships with the latest technology and ultramodern equipments now included in the vast fleet of Meghna Group consisting of 145 vessels where 8 nos. are oceangoing. Each ship has the capacity to carry 63000 M. Tons of goods. These ships are built in Japan by Oshima Ship Building Co. Ltd. a well reputed company in Ship Building Industry in the world.
About 21 naval personnel from Bangladesh will work in each of these bulk carriers & thus will create Job opportunities for our people.
Moreover in comparison to chartered vessel the benefit of lower freight is available in these self-owned ships, which will bring positive effect in the competitive price of goods.
Besides these, hoisting the national flag these vessels will uphold the image of the country in the world arena.