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Five ships take berth at Port Qasim

Five ships take berth at Port Qasim

KARACHI: Brisk Shipping activities were recorded at the Port where five ships C.V Mehun, M.V Curla, M.T White Purl, M.T Malhari and M.T Karachi carrying containers, Coal, LPG Chemicals and Furnace oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, SSGC Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Thursday,  August 10.

Meanwhile three more ships C.V San Francisca, M.T Epic Sardinia and M.T Lumphini Park with containers, LPG and Phosphoric Acid also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.  Berth occupancy was managed at the Port at sixty three percent on Thursday where a total of ten ships namely, Mehun, Diya-B, Paros Seas, Curia, Star Planet, Al-Jassasiya, White Purl, Malhari Fair Chem Success, NCC Danah and Karachi are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Cement, Coal, Soya bean seeds Chemicals, Soya bean oil, Palm oil and Furance oil respectively during last 24 hours.  A cargo volume of 152,690 tonnes, comprising 135,590 tonnes import cargo and 17,100 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 1,800 Containers (TEUs), 900 TEUs imports and 900 TEUs exports was handled at the Port during last 24 hours.

Gas carrier Al-Jassasiya and Edible oil tanker Fair Chem Success sailed out to sea on Friday morning, while four more ships C.V Mehun, M.T Malhari. M.T Paros Seas and M.T NCC Danah are expected to sail on same day.

A total of five ships C.V San Francisca, C.V Hansa America, M.V Splekeroog, M.T Geo Cheng-2 and M.T Lumphini Park carrying Containers, Project cargo, Palm oil and Phosphoric Acid are expected to take berths at Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Liquid Terminal and Engro Terminal respectively on Friday, 11th August, while two more container vesseles MSC Beijing and Safarine Ngami are due to arive of Port Qasim on Saturday, 12th August and Bulk cargo carrier Theofano Star is due to arrive on Sunday, 13th August-2017.