KARACHI: Shipping activity remained active at the Port where six ships MSC Susanna, Bar Bouny, Endeavour Strait, Arctic Aurora, Nagig-8 Sky and Jo Pinari scheduled to load/offload Containers, Sand, Coal, LNG, Palm and Diesel oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal, Pakistan Gasport Consortium Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Thursday. Meanwhile four more ships, Hugo Schulte, Asma, Al-Huwaila and Lowland Amstel with Containers, Bitumen, LNG and Coal also arrived at outer anchorage of Port during last 24 hours.
Nine ships namely, MSC Susanne, Bar Bouny, DA Kang, Endeavour Strait, Azizi, Ruby Arctic Aurora, Star, Nagig-8 Sky and Jo Pinari are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Sand, General Cargo, Soya Bean Seeds, Coal, LNG, Palm oil and Diesel oil respectively.
A cargo volume of 142,873 tonnes, comprising 125,671 tonnes import cargo and 17,202 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 1,230 Containers (TEUs), (400 TEUs imports and 830 TEUs exports) was handled at the Port.
Two ships, Container Vessel MSC Susanna and General Cargo carrier Da Kang are expected to sail on Friday at afternoon. Five ships, Hugo Schulte, Asma, Clipper Helen, Khor Gas and Al-Huwaila carrying Containers, Bitumen, LPG and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-2, EVTL, SSGC and EETL respectively on Friday.