KARACHI: Three ships, APL Antwerp, MSC Rachele and Horizon carrying Containers and Palm oil arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.
Berth occupancy was observed at the port at 47% on Sunday, where a total of eight ships namely, GSL Tianjin, Cape Mayor, Mu-Main Song, Star Sirius, Spring Cosmos, Epic Sardinia, Able Sailor and Agent Aster are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, General Cargo, Canola Seeds, Coal, LPG and Palm oil.
Cargo handling during last 24 remained at 115,437 tonnes, comprising 65,372 tonnes import cargo and 50,065 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 4,349 Containers (TEUs), (1,714 TEUs imports and 2,635 TEUs exports) was handled at the port.
Four ships Mu-Main Song, Epic Sardinia, Able Sailor and Agent Aster sailed out to sea on Monday morning, while another ship Cape Mayor is expected to sail on same day.
Five ships, MSC Rachele, MSC Joanna, Panorama, Chemroute Sun and Golar Maria carrying Containers, Soya Bean Seeds, Palm oil and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, FAP, LCT and PGPCL respectively on Monday. While Container Vessel Express Black Sea is due to arrive at PQ on same day, and two more ships MSC Heidi and Northern Magnum are due to arrive on Tuesday.