Shipping Activity at Port Qasim

KARACHI,  Seven ships C.V X-Press Makalu, C.V UASC
Al-Khor, C.V Northern Movement, M.V Ruining-2, M.T PVT Athina, M.T
Eco Galaxy and M.T Krui Beke carrying containers, 40,008 tonnes Coal,
70,775 tonnes Furnace oil and 11,097 tonnes LPG were allotted berths
at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal,
FOTCO Oil Terminal, SSGC Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively
during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA)
here on Wednesday.
Meanwhile another chemicals carrier Saeh Estella also arrived at
outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same day.
Sixty five percent berth occupancy was reported at the port on
Tuesday where a total of eleven ships namely X-Press Makalu, UASC Al-
Khor, Northern Movement, Ruining-2, MG Earth, Maran Gas Asclepius, Eco
Galaxy, Krui Beke, IVY Galaxy, Grand Ace-5 and PVT Athina are currently
occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Coal, Canola seeds, LNG,
LPG, Edible oil and Furnace oil respectively.
Cargo handling operations were carried out efficiently at the
port where a cargo volume of 155,768 tonnes, comprising 137,889 tonnes
import cargo and 17,879 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized
cargo carried in 3,834 containers (TEUs), 2,882 TEUs imports and 942
TEUs exports was handled during last 24 hours.
Gas carrier ‘Maran Gas Asclepius’ sailed out to sea on Wednesday
morning, while two more ships, Container Vessel Northern Movement and
dibble oil carrier IVY Galaxy are expected to sail on same day in the
after afternoon.
M.V Carlous Magnus carrying Palm oil is expected to take berth at
Multi Purpose Terminal (MW-1) on Wednesday, while General Cargo carrier
‘Da Hong Xia’ is due to arrive at PQ on same day and container Vessel ‘Mataquito’ is due to arrive at on Thursday.

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