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Sweet mayhem at the Keraniganj dockyard

  • Published at 10:20 pm January 22nd, 2020

If one approaches the Keraniganj bank of the Buriganga, they would be privy to bustling sounds of metal clattering and hammers banging on them. Upon closer inspection, they would see men and young boys drenched in sweat as they work building and rebuilding ships of different sizes at the dockyard. 

With an increasing number of orders from both local and global buyers, the shipbuilding industry of Bangladesh is flourishing rapidly, contributing to diversification of the country’s export basket and generating employment opportunities