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Bangladesh: Port Sustainability & Modernization

K490 Group Photo of participants from the workshop

On August 29 through 30, CLDP, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Secretary and the DOT Volpe Center conducted a workshop on Port Sustainability & Modernization in partnership with the Bangladesh Ministry of Shipping. The one and a half-day workshop covered an overview of port planning and development in Bangladesh, strategies on attracting foreign investment, improving port sustainability, and U.S. port best practices. Participants also participated in a capstone exercise to design their own port with long-term master planning and environmental considerations.

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