Bulk carrier PINTAIL stranded in Bangladesh
Bulk carrier PINTAIL is stranded in Mongla port, Bangladesh, since October, unable to offload the remaining 5500 tons of wheat shipment from France, due to bureaucratic squabbles in Bangladesh. Foods Directorate banned the cargo, reason not clear. Crew is running out of supplies. Vessel is understood to arrive to Bangladesh from France in April, arriving to Chittagong on June. Food imports authorities found wheat rotten, or claim it’s rotten.