Port Qasim Sees Active Shipping Activity
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th july, 2016) : Shipping activity remained active at the Port where three ships MSC Roma, IVY Glaxy and Bunga Angaliaca carying Containers, Chemicals and Palm oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal three more ship An ke, MarI vg land and Viola with containers and Diesel oil also got anchored at outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Berth occupancy was observed at the Port at 67% on Sunday where a total of ten berths were engaged by ships namely C,V MSC Roma, C.V Safmarine Ngami, C.V MSC Glaxy and Bunga Angalica to load/offload Containers, Cement Canola seeds, Coal, Chemicals, Palm oil and Furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours. Cargo throughput during last 24 hour stood at 130,373 tonnes, comprising 106,699 tonnes import cargo and 23,674 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,611 Containers (TEUs) (1,246 imports TUEs & 2,365 TUEs exports) was handled at the port.
Four ships C.V MSC Valnacia, C.V Safmarine Ngami, M.V Yangze-6 and M.T Impros sailed out to sea on Monday morning while another ship M.V Angelic Glory is expected to sail on same day afternoon. Six ships C.V MSC Bilbao, C.V An Ke, C.V Al-Rawadah, M.T Okyroe, M.V Glarus and M.V Viola carrying Containers, Furnace oil, Fertilizer and Coal are expected to take berths at Container Terminal, FOTCO Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal and Multipurpose Terminal respectively on Monday,25th July-2016.