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Six ships take berth at Port Qasim

Six ships take berth at Port Qasim

KARACHI: The Port where six ships C.V Spint of Mumbai, C.V Prosper, C.V MSC Pamela, M.V Sea Joy, M.V Hyundai Masan and M.T Bahra carrying containers, rape seeds, proiect cargo and diesel oil were allotted berths Qasim International Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal, Multi-Purpose Termnal and FOTCO OIL Terminal respectively on Monday, August 28.

Meanwhile five more ships C.V MSC Al-Ghero, C.V X-Press Kaislash, M.T Al-Jassasiya, M.T Chemtar Masa, and M.T Pavino Spirit carrying containers, LNG, phosphoric Acid and furnace oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was observed at the Port at 59% on Monday where a total of ten ships namely, Spirlt of Mumbai, Prosper, MSC Pamela, Hyunday Masan, Da King, Nautical Jennifer, Sea Joy, YM Miranda, Super Fort, and Bahra were occupied at PQA berths to load/offload containers, General cargo, coal, soya bean seeds, rape seeds, chemicals anddiesel oil respectively during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 60,635 tonnes, comprising 48,266 tonnes import cargo and 12,369 tonnesexport cargo inclusive of containerized cargo caried in 1,442 containers (TEUs), 791 TEUs imports and 651 TEUs exports was handled at the Port during last hours.

Three ships C.V Prosper, C.V MSC Pamela and M.V Hyunday Masan sailed out to sea on Tuesday morning, while another ship C.V Spint of Mumbai is expected to sail on same day in the afternoon, A total of five ships C.V X-Press Kaliash, C.V MSC Al-Ghero, M.V Al-Berta, M.V Aramis and M.T Chemstar Masa carrying containers, general cargo, steel coil and phhosphoric acid are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-1, MW-2, and EVTL respectively on Tuesday, 29th August-2017, while three more ships C.V Maorsk Chicago, M.T Star Misral and M.T Houyoshi Park are due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day.