On 1 August, a goods-laden ship from Kolkata reached Mongla port on 7 August.

Under the consignment, a total of 16,380 metric tonnes of iron rods of Electro Steel Casting Ltd was sent to Meghalaya.

Customs officials said under the ACMP, India started its transportation on an experimental basis after a trial run in 2020.

In October, 2018, a deal was signed between India and Bangladesh to transport goods in north-eastern states of India using Chattogram and Mongla ports.