Shipping activity at Port Qasim

KARACHI:Three ships, Maipo, Al-Soor-II and Al-Jassasiya carrying Containers, 41,120 tonnes Diesel Oil and 61,736 tonnes LNG were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, FOTCO Oil Terminal and Engro Elengy Terminal respectively on Thursday.

Meanwhile Containers vessel CMA CGM Amazon and Edible oil carrier UACC Muharraq also arrived at outer anchorage of PQ during last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was managed at the port at 59% on Thursday where a total of ten ships namely, Maipo, Alexandra, Era-S, Reem-3 Fareast Honest, Kirri Billi, Al-Jassasiya, White Purl, Horizon and Al-Soor-II were occupied at PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Rice, Bitumen, Coal, Canola seeds, LPG, LNG, Palm oil and Diesel oil during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 141,341 tone,s comprising 110,121 tonnes import cargo and 31,220 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,408 Containers (TEUs), (2,192 TEUs import TEUs imports and 1,216 TEUs exports) was handled during last 24 hours.

Two ships, Horizon and Maipo sailed out to sea on Friday morning, while two more ships oil tanker Al Soor-II and Bitumen carrier Reem-3 are expected to sail on same day in the afternoon.

A total of five ships, CMA CGM Amazon, Uni Florida, GSL Tianjin, Battersea Park and UACC Muharraq carrying Containers, Phosphoric Acid and Palm oil are expected to take berths at QICT, EVTL and LCT respectively on Friday, while two ships Navios Verano and GSL Tianjin with containers are due to arrive at PQ on Saturday.