Shipping Activity At Port Qasim

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

KARACHI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 02nd Jan, 2017 ) : Two ships C.V Newark and M.V Amoy Action carrying containers and 37,000 tonnes coal were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and Multi Purpose Terminal Berth No.1 respectively on Sunday.

Meanwhile four more ships Al-Bahia, MSC Silvana, El-Kadel and Bochem Chennani with containers, diesel oil and palm oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Sixty percent berth occupancy was managed at the port on Sunday where a total of nine ships namely Newark, Safmarine Nyassa, Mariman, Amoy Action, Georgia-T, Bunga Azalea, Igic Anka, Maria-III and Alpine Magic are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, rice, coal, canola seeds, LPG, palm oil and diesel oil respectively during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 110,975 tonnes, comprising 74,954 tonnes import cargo and 36,021 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,200 containers TEUs 1,600 imports TUEs & 1,600 exports) was handled at the port during last 24 hours.

Two ships, oil tamker 'Alpine Magic' and bulk cargo carrier 'Georgia-T' sailed out to sea on Monday morning, while three more ships Safmarine Nyassa, Newark, Bunga and Azalea are expected to sail on same day afternoon.

Four ships C.V Al-Bahia, c.V MSC Silvana, M.V Glory Navigator and M.T Brizo carrying containers, 63,770 tonnes canola seeds and 64,950 tonnes furnace oil are expected to take berths at Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively Monday, while chemicals carrier Malta is due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day and container ships Maersk Stepnica is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Tuesday.