KARACHI, Nov 16 (APP): Shipping activities reported at the Port on Tuesday,where six ships namely, Cape Kortia, Maersk Seletar, CNC Dream, Napa Spirit, Fuwairit and FSM carrying Containers, Palm oil, Chemicals, LNG and LPG, berthed at Qasim International Container, Multi Purpose Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal, Pakistan Gasport Terminal and SSGC LPG Terminal respectively.
Meanwhile two more ships, Ocean Fleet and Al-Rayyan carrying Steel coil and LNG also arrived at outer anchorage of the port during the same day.
A total of 09 ships were engaged at PQA berths during the last 24 hours, out of them a containers ship ‘Maersk Seletar’ left the Port on Wednesday morning, while 03 more ships, Aligote, IVS Pinehurst and Ami are expected to sail on today in the afternoon.
A Cargo volume of 207,801 tonnes, comprising 182,046 tonnes imports cargo and 25,755 tonnes export cargo, including containerized cargo carried in 5,106` Containers (3,591 TEUs Imports and 1,515 TEUs export) was handled at the port during last 24 hours.
There are 05 ships at Outer Anchorage of Port Qasim, out of them, 04 ships, Al-Rayyan, Ocean Fleet, Chemroad Jupitor and EM Astoria & 03 more ships, MSC Area III, Bangkok Bridge and Clearocean Marvel carrying LNG, Steel coil, Palm oil, Containers and Gas oil are expected to take berths at EETL, MW-2, LCT, QICT and FOTCO on Wednesday,and two more containers ships, OOCL Washington and MSC Caledonia II are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday.