Shipping Activity At Port Qasim

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23th August, 2016) : Two ships C.V Al-Hilal and M.V Katerina carrying containers and 61,013 tonnes canola seeds were allotted berths at Qasim international Container terminal and Grain & Fertilizer Terminal respectively on Monday. Meanwhile five more ships C.V Al-Khor, C.V Maersk Columbus, M.T Dubai Eastern, M.V Golden Trader-1 and M.T Al-Salam-II carrying containers soya bean seeds, palm oil and diesel oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Berth occupancy remained at the port 45% on monday where a total of five berths were engaged by ships namely C.V Al-Hila, M.V Katerina, M.T PVT Eagle and M.T Sea scout to load/offload containers, soya bean seeds, chemicals, palm oil and diesel oil respectively during a last 24 hours.

Cargo throughput during last 24 hours.

stood at 88,084 tonnes, comprising 76,209 tonnes imports cargo and 11,875 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,004 containers (TEUs)(1,204 imports TUEs & 1,800 TUEs exports) was handled at the port. Two ships M.T Sea Scout and M.T Pacific Stream sailed out to sea on Tuesday morning, while two more ships C.V Al-Hilal and M.T PVT Eagle are expected to sail on same day afternoon. Five ships C.V Maersk Columbus, C.V Ak-Khor, M.T Liberty-N, M.T CT Dublin and M.T Karachi carrying containers, LPG, palm oil and furnace oil are expected to take berths at QICT, EVTl, LCT and FOTCO respectively on Tuesday.