Published On: Wed, Dec 25th, 2013
Published in Category: Karachi

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Three ships carrying containers and edible oil were berthed at Qasim International Containers Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal on Monday, Dec. 23. Meanwhile three more ships carrying containers and cement are also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was 55% at the port on Tuesday where total six ships namely Maersk Denver, Nysted Maersk, Alam Manis, Inlaco Brave, As Valdivia and Maritime Gisela are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, rice, wheat, urea and edible oil respectively during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 43121 tonnes comprising 32096 tonnes imports and 11025 tonnes exports inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 988 containers (TEUs) was handled at the Port during last 24 hours.