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Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Two ships Tegea and NCC Noor carrying 39,922 tonnes Coal and 29,916 tonnes Palm oil were arranged berthing at Multi Purpose Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively on Sunday. Meanwhile three more ships ER Tianshan, Dona Bibi and SC Haikou carrying Containers, Green Canola and Chemicals also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the last 24 hours. ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI :Six ships Hansa America, OOCL Washington, Bores Veritas, Secon-6, Kmarin Oslo and Maersk Princess carrying containers, coal, general cargo, palm oil and diesel oil were allotted berths at Container Terminal, Electric Power Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Liquid Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Thursday. Meanwhile, more ships Da Tong Yun Young Glory, Ocean Feather and Tai Shine, Stena Weco, ... Read More »

China Overseas Holding builds modern industrial park in Gwadar

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BEIJING: The China Overseas Ports Holding Ltd has invested nearly US$250 million and built a 25-acre modern industrial park in Gwadar port free zone. The free zone is equipped with roads, water pipes, electricity, communications, security fence and waste disposal facilities, according to a report of China.org.cn. More than 30 Chinese and Pakistani enterprises have moved in the free zone, ... Read More »

Effects of U.S.-China Trade War: ‘The Proof’s In The Ports’

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U.S. trade with the world is up a sliver this year, 0.47%, down from a slice just a couple months ago. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data, five of the nation’s top 10 ports — five are seaports (with as asterisk), three airports and two border crossings — are showing trade increases, five are showing decreases. As you ... Read More »

Karachi Port Trust 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 Wednesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Attlcus D. Chemical Transtrade 16/07/19 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Tsm Pollux D. Chemical East Wind 16/07/19 2 Mandala D. Chemical East Wind 16/07/19 5 Marrianne Danica L. Gen. Cargo Noble-Sh. 16/07/19 12/3 ... Read More »

CPEC provides companies opportunity to adopt latest technology

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FAISALABAD: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has provided an opportunity to Pakistani companies, particularly in the Faisalabad region, to reconfigure their operations and re-strategise their product-based competencies to be able to serve national and global markets in a better position, said University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) Industrial Associate Dr Arsalan Ghani. He was speaking to a delegation of ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Brisk shipping was recorded at the Port Qasim on Monday, where seven ships Conti Lyon, CPO Hamburh, Lorentzos, SBI Sabina, Yamilah-III and Tomson Gas were scheduled to load/offload containers, cement, coal, palm oil, diesel oil and LPG allotted berths at Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Bulk Terminal, Liquid Terminal, FOTCO and Engro Terminal respectively. Meanwhile, six more ships carrying Containers, ... Read More »

Pakistan’s coastal belt is enriched with natural resources: Ali Zaidi

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KARACHI: Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Ali Zaidi on Tuesday said Pakistan’s coastal belt is enriched with natural resources, new Shipping Policy will bring improvement, according to media. Chairing the first meeting of the committee on the blue economy, constituted on the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the minister said world’s blue economy stands around $23 trillion. The meeting ... Read More »

Iranian Crane Vessel Released from Kuwaiti Port after 10 Months: Operator

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The private owner of a major Iranian crane vessel says the ship is returning to the country’s southern coasts 10 months after it was illegally “seized” in a Kuwaiti port. Tidewater Middle East Co., the largest Iranian port operator, said on Monday that the vessel, dubbed Arvand Tide 1000, had been released from Kuwait’s Port of Shuaiba before sailing toward ... 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 Monday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Maersk Princess D. Mogas Alpine 14/07/19 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Chemroute Sund L. Ethanol East Wind 14/07/19 2 Sea King D. Jet Oil East Wind 14/07/19 11/12 Kiran Europe D. DAP WMA ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

Container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

KARACHI: Four ships, APL Antwerp, Thor Madoc, SC Hong Kong and Gasloc Seattle carrying Containers, Coal, Chemicals and LNG were arranged berthing at Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Engro Terminal and Elengy Terminal respectively on Thursday. A total of ten ships were occupied at PQA berths to load/offload Containers, General Cargo, Coal, Chemicals, LPG, LNG, Palm Kernel and Palm oil respectively. ... Read More »

KPT Shipping Intelligence Report June 12

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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 Breezy Victoria D. Mogas GAC 11/07/19 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 2 Chem Venus L. Ethanol East Wind 10/07/19 11/12 Kiran Europe D. DAP WMA Shipcare 30/06/19 14/15 Athos D. Gen. Cargo Sea Hawks ... Read More »

China says US trade issues are ‘definitely’ resolvable

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China said on Thursday that the thorny trade issues plaguing relations with the United States are resolvable after fractious talks between the economic giants were kickstarted by the Trump-Xi meeting in Japan. Washington and Beijing have hit each other with punitive tariffs covering more than $360 billion in two-way trade, damaging manufacturers on both sides of the Pacific. US President ... 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 Wednesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I Shalamar D. Crude Oil PNSC 09/07/19 OP-II Sunrise D. Mogas GAC 08/07/19 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Al Mahboobah D. Chemical Wilhelmsen 03/07/19 11/12 Kiran Europe D. DAP WMA Shipcare 30/06/19 ALONG SIDE(P.I.C.T): ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim on July 9

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KARACHI: Shipping activity remained active at the Port Qasim where five ships MSC Busan, MSC Clea, SBI Taurus, GS Avenue and Hafnia Australia carrying Containers, Coal, Chemicals and diesel oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Pakistan Interational Bulk Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Monday. Meanwhile, three more ships Lorentzos, Chemroad Aleana and ... Read More »

UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah

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The United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactical retreat elsewhere in the country – marking a significant moment in Yemen’s four-year civil war. UAE officials said the move, under discussion for as long as a year, was designed to support a United Nations-led peace ... Read More »

Gwadar port improves Pakistan’s strategic position, attracts investors: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the country’s southwest Gwadar port, restored, developed and fully-functioned under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has given a strategic position to Pakistan in the region, enabling it to attract investors from across the world, local media reported Tuesday. Talking to local Urdu TV channel, Khan said that it is the first ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Two ships IVS Glen Eagle and UACC Masafi carrying Coal and Palm oil were took berths at Port Qasim Electric Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively on Sunday. Meanwhile six more ships Le Harve, Hafnia Australia, IVS Pine Hurst, Argent Bloom, Zea Singapore and SBI Gemini with Containers, Diesel oil, Palm oil, Coal, General Cargo also arrived at outer ... Read More »

Almost $400m of the drug ice found hidden in container at Sydney port

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NSW Police have swooped on a massive haul of ice, seizing almost $400m worth of the drug that was bound for the streets. Strike Force Ferguson was set up to investigate international contract networks in the supply of drugs in Australia. As part of their investigations, last month a container declared having clothing inside it came to the attention of ... Read More »

Belfast Harbour Takes Delivery On Mantsinen 300M

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Cooper Specialised Handling has confirmed delivery of the world’s largest hydraulic crane to Belfast Harbour and that it has entered service. Also, in a landmark delivery, the machine was delivered in one-piece which marks a watershed for future deliveries of hydraulic cranes into portside customers for the UK port equipment supply specialist. Belfast Harbour is Northern Ireland’s principal maritime gateway ... Read More »