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Six ships taker berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Six ships C.V New Ark, C.V MSC Busan, C.V Maersk Pittsburgh, M.V Ruining, M.T Tomson Gas and M.T Au Leo carrying containers, 40,115 tonnes Coal, 1,642 tonnes  LPG and 14,500 tonnes Palm oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal, SSGC Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Wednesday. SHIPS SAILED: CMA CGM Tosca SC Taipei Eldora Spica Leader Ital Mattina Oriental Freesia Maersk Miyajima Pacific Horizon Sakaka Prosper   SHIPS BERTHED: Sima Genesis             Container Ship YM Orchid                Container Ship EasTgate                 General Cargo Sakaka                   Container ... 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) Berth Vacant.. ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        As Oralla      L. Ethanol     East Wind    19/07/17 4        Skelt          D. Seeds       Northsatr    10/07/17 5        African Toucan D. DAP         Bulk-Sh.     16/07/17 10/11    Vinalies Sunrise D. DAP       Bulk-Sh.     14/07/17 ... Read More »

Essar Ports to invest Rs550cr for expansion of cargo handling capacity at Hazira

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MUMBAI: Essar Ports will be investing Rs 550 crore by March 2018 to increase its cargo handling capacity at its Hazira Port by 20 million tonne per annum, sources said on. “We will be investing Rs 550 crore for expansion at the port wherein the 500-metre berth is being expanded to 1,100 metres,” a source said. The total capital expenditure ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Tuesday. SHIPS SAILED: Athina Maersk Petrel Yuhua Star SL Teal Newark CMA CGM Verdi Yasa Gulten   SHIPS BERTHED: Maersk Miyajima          Tanker CMA CGM Verdi           Container Ship SC Taipei               Tanker CMA CGM Tosca           Container Ship Oriental Freesia        ... Read More »

Four ships take berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Four ships C.V Prosper, C.V MSC Bruxelles, C.V MSC Albany and M.T Pacific Panama carrying containers and Furnace oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Tuesday. Meanwhile four more ships C.V New Ark, M.V Ruining, M.T Global ... Read More »

Gwadar to be made modern port city: Ahsan Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said Gwadar would be made a modern port city of international standard and a master plan was being prepared for the purpose. A number of development projects were underway there which would change the fate of the area as well as of the region, he said talking to a private news ... Read More »

Two ships take berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Two ships M.V Alliance St Louis and M.T Chemroad Echo carrying General Cargo and Palm oil took berths at Multi Purpose Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Monday. Meanwhile three more ships C.V Maersk Bruxelles, C.V MSC Albany and M.T Au Leo with Container ... 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-I     Maersk Petrel    D. Petrol     Alpine      14/07/17 OP-II    Pacific Horizon II L. Ethanol  Alpine      16/07/17 OP-II    Athina           D. Petrol  Trans Maritime 14/07/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Yuhua Star     D. Chemical    Alpine       16/07/17 ... Read More »

Vizag port offers low cost, link to China

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WASHINGTON: Officials at the Visakhapatnam Port have urged Nepali traders to make more use of the seaport in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh citing cost of ferrying goods from the port is lower. The port saw departure of first cargo train to Nepal on June 6. Another train carrying third-country goods is likely to leave for Nepal in the ... Read More »

Rail cargo on the rise at Port of Charleston

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WASHINGTON: The Port of Charleston is grabbing a bigger percentage of East Coast cargo moved by rail, according to an analysis published by JOC.com, the online version of the Journal of Commerce trade publication. Charleston’s waterfront now accounts for 15.5 percent of all rail cargo moved through the four largest maritime hubs along the East Coast, according to the website. ... Read More »

First CMA CGM container ship arrives in Duqm Port

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WASHINGTON: Port of Duqm has received the first containers from French shipping giant CMA CGM via the Oman Express Service operated by Oman Shipping Company through its subsidiary Oman Container Line. The containers, which were loaded with project equipment for Sebacic Oman SAOC, soon to become the world’s largest Sebacic Acid plant in Duqm, originated from China and were transshipped ... Read More »

Abu Dhabi inaugurates new port to boost trade

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ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Ports Company, the master developer of ports and industrial zones, has announced the inauguration of Delma Port, located about 40km off the coast of the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port capable of handling cargo, ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the Movements of Ships at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Friday. SHIPS SAILED: Spring Oasis Hong Source S E Panthea Bon Atlantico Pacific Bright Maribor Stolt Lotus   SHIPS BERTHED: MSC Tasmania             Container Ship Porthos                  General Cargo Wan Hai 501              Container Ship Linus P                  Tanker Alexandria Bridge        Container Ship ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Brisk shipping was recorded at the Port where five ships C.V MSC Sao Paulo, M.V Yang Ze Lo, M.T Sea Elegant, M.T Maritim Nordic and M.T Scirocco carrying Containers, Canola seeds, Chemicals, Palm oil and Diesel oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively ... Read More »

Essar Ports records 12% growth in cargo handling in Q1

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AHMEDABAD: Essar Ports, on Friday, said it recorded a 12% growth in cargo, including a 32% rise in bulk cargo, in the first quarter of 2017-18, ended June 30, 2017, as compared to the same period last fiscal. The company handled a record 19.62 million tonnes (mt) of cargo (17.57 mt) during the review period, according to a press release ... Read More »

Port of Virginia posts fourth year of growth

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WASHINGTON: The Port of Virginia announced its annual container volume numbers on Tuesday, and the results are strong: 2.7 million TEU, a port record and the fourth consecutive fiscal year of growth. The port also handled 230,000 TEU in June, an increase of seven percent over the same period last year.  “The Port of Virginia team and its labor partners ... 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-I     Quetta           D. Crude Oil  PNSC        12/07/17 OP-II    Arabian Orchid   D. Chemical   GAC         12/07/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Linus P        D. Chemical    East Wind    14/07/17 2/3      Da De          D. Gen. Cargo  COSCO        ... Read More »

SC ports set record on shipped containers

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WASHINGTON: South Carolina’s ports — both by sea and by land — have reported a record year. The state’s Ports Authority released a statement Wednesday saying its various terminals across the state had moved a record 2.14 million containers, or 20-foot equivalent units, in the fiscal year that ended June 30. This figure was 10 percent higher than the previous ... Read More »

Two ships take berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Two ships M.T YM Miranda and M.V Uni-Bulker carrying Chemical and Steel Coil were allotted berths at Multi Purpose Terminal berth # 1 and 2 respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Thursday.  Meanwhile two more ships MSC Sao Paulo and M.T Lion-M with Containers and Furnace oil also arrived ... Read More »