BIWTC

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC)

River vessels and river routes deluged in disorder

This disorder on the river routes must stop. All vessels must be accountable. But first of all, the authorities entrusted with ensuring this accountability, must prove to be accountable themselves

River vessels and river routes deluged in disorder

47 of 53 ferries have no fitness certificates

A total of 47 BIWTC ferries out of 53 have no valid fitness certificate. Among the ferries, 20 have lost their economic viability and five of those are 95 years old

47 of 53 ferries have no fitness certificates

Ferry hits Padma bridge

'BIWTC did not take steps despite master's warning'

It is not safe to operate ferries due to strong current in the Padma river, master Badal Hossain warned the authorities two days ahead of the accident.

Ferry Kakali hit pillar 10 of Padma Bridge on 13 August 2021

Padma bridge ferry collision

BIWTC suspends Kakali master, steersman

BIWTC issued the suspension order on Friday evening, saying that the master had violated an earlier order that prohibits ferry operation on the particular Banglabazar-Shimulia route during rough ...

BIWTC suspends Kakali master, steersman

Ferry collision with Padma bridge pillar

BIWTC blames incompetence of master, steersman

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has blamed the incompetence of the master and steersman of Ro Ro ferry Birshreshtha Jahangir for its collision with a pillar of Padma bridge

BIWTC blames incompetence of master, steersman

Ferry master arrested for colliding with Padma bridge pillar

Shibchar police station officer-in-charge Miraz Hossain told Prothom Alo that Abdur Rahman was detained from Banglabazar river port and brought under police interrogation

Ferry master arrested for colliding with Padma bridge pillar

BIWTC suspends official for not wearing mask

angladesh Inland Water Transport and Corporation (BIWTC) have temporarily suspended one of their officers for not wearing a mask while attending a programme with the state minister for shipping

BIWTC suspends official for not wearing mask

Exhausted passengers rush around Daulatdia ferry terminals

Crowds of passengers intensify as the day rolls on. South-bound passengers are also spotted at the ferry terminals.

Exhausted passengers rush around Daulatdia ferry terminals

Banglabazar teeming with crowds returning to Dhaka after Eid

The Eid holiday is over and people from the southern region are streaming back to the capital city Dhaka

People are returning to Dhaka from the southern regions after Eid. Banglabazar ferry terminal in Madaripur on Sunday morning

Fog halts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the river Padma remained halted since Saturday morning due to dense fog, reports UNB.The authorities of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation ...

Fog halts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services
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