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Shipping activity at Port Qasim

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

KARACHI: Four ships C.V CMA CGM Indus, M.T Genuine Galaxy, M.T Gaz Niaz and M.T Pacific Talent carrying containers, Palm Oil, LPG and Coal were allotted berths at Qasim International Container terminals.

Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and Port Qasim Electric Power Terminal respectively on Thursday.  Meanwhile four more ships C.V Tempanos, M.T Chemroad Lily, M.V Stolt Sekor and M.V E-Trader with containers, Edible oil and Steel product also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim (PQ) during last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was managed at the Port at fifty six percent on Thursday where a total of nine ships namely, CMA CGM Indus, CS Flouish, Ch Yasa Gulten, Pacific Talent, Theofano Star, Gas Husky, Gaz Niaz, Genuine Galaxy and Al-Salam-II are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, Coal, Steel product, Soya Bean Seeds, LPG, Palm oil and Diesel oil respectively.  Cargo handling during last 24 hours stood at 113,847 tonnes, comprising 101,478 tonnes  import cargo and 12,369 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 1,861 containers (TEUs) 1,210 TEUs imports and 651 TEUs exports was handled at the port.  Oil tanker ‘Al-Salam-II’ sailed out to sea on Friday morning while two more ships, C.V CMA CGM Indus and M.T Genuine Galaxy are expected to sail on same day in the afternoon.  Five ships C.V Tempanos, C.V Uni Florida, M.V Beks Cenk, M.T Maritime Lara and M.T Lion-M carrying Containers, Coal, Palm oil, and Furnace oil are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-4, LCT and Fotco respectively on Friday, while M.T Glorious is due to arrive at PQ on same day and C.V CMA CGM Narmada, C.V Zephyr and M.V Ru Yi Song are due to arrive on Saturday and C.V MSC Pine is due to arrive on August 20.