Shodesh transports nuclear cargo
19 June 2023
Indian-based Shodesh Shipping, part of the Heavy Lift Group and Project Cargo Network, recently coordinated a large shipment weighing over 2,000 tonnes for the development of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The power plant is being constructed at Rooppur of Ishwardi upazila in Pabna District, on the bank of the river Padma, 87 miles (140 km) west of Dhaka.
“The vessel carried 2,066 tonne (2,092 packages) of bulk cargo for the continued construction of the plant,” said a spokesperson for the company.
Since the beginning of the construction of the nuclear power plant, company has played a significant role as a freight forwarding and logistics agent for the project.
During the March and April 2023, the company handled another shipment of cargo using the breakbulk vessel MV Dragonball, which arrived at Chittagong Seaport towards the end of March.
The consignee for this shipment was the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, and Atomstroyexport JSC, the main contractor of the power plant.