Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013
Published in Category: Karachi

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Three ships C.V CMA CGM Molier, C.V Al-Rain and M.T BSS Power carrying containers and chemicals were berthed at Qasim International Container Terminal berth 5 and berth 8 and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively at Port Qasim on Tuesday, Port sources said here Wednesday.

Another container ship CMA CGM Wagner also arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was managed at the Port at fifty percent on Tuesday where seven ships namely C.V CMA CGM Molier, C.V Nysted Maersk, C.V Al-Rain, M.V Voge Eva, M.T BSS Power, M.T Argent Hibiscus and M.V Theo Fylaktos are currently occupying berths to load/ offload containers, rice, sunflower seeds and chemicals respectively.

A cargo volume of 82198 tonnes comprises 37167 tonnes imports and 45031 tonnes exports inclusive of containerised cargo carried in 3507 containers (TEUs) (1,231 imports and 2,276 exports TEUs) were handled at the Port during the last 24 hours.

Three ships C.V Nysted Maersk, C.V Al-Rain and M.T BSS Power sailed out to sea on Wednesday morning.

C.V CMA CGM Wagner carrying containers is expected to take berth at Container Terminal on Wednesday, while another container ship Alliance Norfolk is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday.
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