Shipping activity at Port Qasim


Karachi—Three ships Xpress Kailash, Lia-M and Octaden carrying containers, canola seeds and chermicals were allotted berths at Qasim international Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively on Monday. Meanwhile seven more ship with containers, phosphoric acid, LPG, diesel oil and furnace oil also 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 seven ships namely Xpress Kailash, Diyaa-B, Unico Sienna, Octaden, Al-Kharsaah, Lion-M and Shalamar were occupled at PQA berth to load/offload containers, cement, fertilizer, chemicals, LNG and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours. A cargo volume of 78,957 tonnes, comprising 76,183 tonnes import cargo and 2,774 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 290 containers TEUs (144 imports TUEs & 146 TUEs exports) was handied at the Port during last 24 hours. Two ships, container vessel Xpress Kailash and Chemicals carrier octaden sailed out to sea on Monday morning, while LNG carrier Al- Kharsaah in expected to sail on same day afternoon.—APP