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KPT ships movement, cargo handling report


KARACHI :Following were the movements of ships and cargo handling at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Thursday. SHIPS ARRIVED: M.T Khan Tanker Arwa General Cargo Sufolk Trader Container Ship Mel Temi Tanker Maliakos Container Ship SHIPS SAILED: Golden RAY Bomar Hermes Kota Kasturi COSCO Colombo AL Mahboobah MSC Positano Sufolk ... Read More »

The karachi port trust (KPT) shipping intelligence report

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KARACHI:The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Thursday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I Karachi D. Crude Oil PNSC 23/05/18 OP-II Golden Ray D. Base Oil GAC 21/05/18 OP-II Meltemi D. Petrol GAC 23/05/18 OP-III Al Mahboobah D. Chemical Wilhelmsen 21/05/18 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Stolt Calluna ... Read More »

Shipping activity at port qasim 23 May 2018

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KARACHI:Seven ships, New Ark, MSC Asya, Maersk Columbus, Bravo-V, Inlaco Bright, Maritime Satoshio and Al-Ajnan scheduled to load/offload Containers, Wheat, Coal and LNG were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal and Engro Elengy Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Wednesday. Meanwhile ... Read More »

Shipping Activity At Port Qasim 22 May 2018


KARACHI, :Shipping activity remained active at the Port where four ships, MSC Silvana, MSC Al-Gheciras, Unique Harmony and Omera Queen carrying Containers, Crude soya bean and Furnace oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Monday. Meanwhile two more ships, New Ark and Bravo-5 with Containers and Coal also arrived ... Read More »

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Shipping Intelligence Report 21 May 2018

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KARACHI,:The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Monday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Fpmc Glory D. MOgas Alpine 17/05/18 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 TSM Dubhe D. Chemical East Wind 20/05/18 2/3 Ivs Augusta D. Coal OC-Services 19/05/18 4 New Victory D. Dap Bulk-Sh. 18/05/18 5 Navios ... Read More »

China, Pakistan Make Great Headway Giving Banking Support To CPEC


Beijing : China and pakistan have made a great headway giving banking support to their growing socio-economic partnership, says a report published by the Middle East North Africa Financial Network (MENAFN). After establishing its first branch in Karachi last November, the Bank of China formally launched a clearing and settlement mechanism of Chinese yuan. Having received clearance from the State ... Read More »

Nansha port area to become new global shipping center

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China: The Nansha Pilot Free Trade Zone will become a new international shipping hub, linking Guangzhou to more countries and regions in the years to come. Guangzhou has been a major commercial city and a trading port in China since ancient times and Nansha, located at the estuary of the Pearl River, should play an even bigger part in the ... Read More »

Pakistan to soon launch electronic trade data exchange with China


LAHORE: Pakistan will soon launch electronic data exchange with China which would permit real-time recording between the two countries. The launch of an electronic data trade terminal would help to control revenue evasion and money, an official said, reported The News. The Directorate General of Reforms and Automation-Customs has made this software and user acceptance testing was carried out by ... Read More »

Sri Lanka Ports Authority records higher revenue


Colombo : Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) as a leading public sector institution has achieved a revenue of Rs.45.6 billion in 2017. This is a significant increase compared to 2016. The net profit after tax for 2017 was Rs.13.3 billion compared with Rs.1.03 billion achieved in 2016. Although the state run terminals, especially the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of Sri ... Read More »

Seaspan Takes Delivery of Second CMA CGM Saver


Hong Kong-based containership manager and owner Seaspan Corporation has added another 10,000 TEU SAVER design containership to its fleet. The newly built CMA CGM Cochin will commence a fixed rate time charter with French shipping major CMA CGM for a three year term with an option to extend for an additional three years. Featuring a length of 336 meters and ... Read More »

Port of Tauranga leads stockmarket higher


New Zealand shares gained, led higher by Gentrack Group and Port of Tauranga, with Westpac Banking Corp gaining on its first-half result. The S&P/NZX50 Index rose 38.57 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 8,587.94. Within the index, 31 stocks rose, 10 were unchanged and nine fell. Turnover was $92.4 million. “It’s a pretty solid day which isn’t surprising – it ... Read More »

Why China may pay a high price for cutting the trade gap with the US


China: A key pillar of China’s economic boom is crumbling away, a change that analysts believe could make it harder for Beijing to accede to America’s demands to slash the trade gap between the two countries. Customs figures for the first four months of the year show that China’s trade surplus with the US exceeded the country’s overall surplus: in ... Read More »

Abu Dhabi Ports strikes $1bn deal to develop Khalifa Port terminal

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Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) to pump $1bn (AED4bn) into a new container terminal at Khalifa Port. MSC will invest $1bn in a three-decade deal to transform Abu Dhabi’s deepwater Khalifa Port into a regional hub for container handling. Under the agreement, Khalifa Port’s 12 ship-to-shore cranes will be more than doubled to ... Read More »

China, South Korea allow ships owned by sanctioned companies into their ports


South Korea and China may technically have breached UN resolutions by allowing vessels owned by companies under United Nations sanctions into their ports, analysis by NK News shows. The UN added 22 companies to its blacklist on March 30, including several companies based outside of the DPRK’s borders. One of the newly sanctioned companies – Huaxing Shipping Hong Kong – was designated ... Read More »

Four ships take berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Four ships, Libra, Islander, African Puffin and Desert Rose scheduled to load/offload Containers, Cement, Coal and Furnace oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi-purpose Terminal, Port Qasim Electric Power Terminal and Fotco Oil Terminal respectively on Sunday. Meanwhile three more ships MS Tiger, Seamax Greenwich and Santa Rita carrying containers and Coal also arrived at outer ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report


KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Monday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I Karachi D. Crude Oil PNSC 29/04/18 OP-I Shalamar D. Crude Oil PNSC 27/04/18 OP-II Cora D. Jet Oil Alpine 29/04/18 OP-II Trf Miami D. Chemical East Wind 30/04/18 OP-III FPMC P Eagle D. ... Read More »

Portugal exports €700m in energy to Spain since 2016


LISBON: After years of importing more energy than it exported, Portugal in 2016 exported €200 million more than it imported, last year exported a net €140.75 million, according to the statement.  It quotes Sanches as saying that the growth in net exports of electrical energy reflect Portugal’s investment in renewable energy generation.  In turn, it adds, “the increase in production ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Three ships, APL Antwerp, CMA CGM Amazon and GSW Fabulous carrying Container and Chemicals were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively on Thursday.  Meanwhile two more ships Songa Calabria and Al-Salam-II with containers and Diesel oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. A total of eight ships ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report

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KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Friday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Hawassa D. Mogas GAC 25/04/18 OP-III Navig8 Azotic D. SB Oil Transtrade 24/04/18 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 2/3 Ruby Star L. Wheat WMA Shipcare 20/04/18 5 Pacific Talisman L. Wheat OC-Services 25/04/18 10/11 ... Read More »

Three ships take berth at Port Qasim


KARACHI: Three ships, GP Asphalt-III, Straum and Glorious carrying Bitumen, Chemicals and Diesel oil were allotted berths at Multi-Purpose Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively. Meanwhile another ships APL Antwerp carrying containers also arrived at outer anchorage of Port on Thursday morning. A total of seven ships namely,MSC Busan, Da Cia Yun, GP Asphalt-III, Pacific Valor, Crimson ... Read More »