KARACHI: Two ships M.T Ginag Cheetah and M.T New Naxos carrying Chemicals and Furnace oil took berths at Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Monday. Berth occupancy remained at the port a 63% on Sunday where a total of ten ships namely, Hermes, Mol Partner, Hansa America, Yuan Hai, Eternal Trumph, Almyros, Colipso, Ginag Cheetah, YM Jupiter and M.T New Naxos occupied PQA berths to load/offload Containers, General Cargo, Coal, Soya Bean Seeds, Chemicals, Palm oil and Furnace oil respectively.
A cargo volume of 134,952 tonnes, comprising 74,000 tonnes import cargo and 60,952 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,393 Containers TUEs) 185 imports TUEs and 3,208 TUEs exports) was handled at the Port.
Four ships, Hermes, Ginag Cheetah, YM Jupiter and Yuan Hai sailed out to sea on Monday morning, while another Mol Partner is expected to sail on same day. Five ships C.V MSC Algeciras, C.V Prosper, M.T Othoni, M.T Cerulean
and M.T NCC Maha carrying Containers, LPG and Palm oil are expected to take berths at QICT, EVTL, MW-1 and LCT respectively on Monday, while M.V Sea Con is due to arrive at PQ on same day and C.V New Ark and C.V Northern Monument are due to arrive on Tuesday. .