M.T Yuhua Star carrying 9,800 tonnes palm oil took berth at Liquid Cargo Terminal on Wednesday, February 28. Meanwhile two more ships, Chemicals carrier Central Park and Container vessel OOCL Washington also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.
Berth occupancy was managed at the port at 41% on Wednesday where a total of seven ships namely, MSC Busan, Amadeus, Ionna Pol, Alam Molak, Ogino Park, Yuhua Star and Al-Salam-II are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Soya been seeds, Coal, Phosphoric Acid, Palm oil and Diesel oil during last 24 hours.
A cargo volume of 105,953 tonnes, comprising 64,647 tonnes import cargo and 41,306 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 2,512 Containers (TEUs), (338 TEUs imports and 2,174 TEUs exports) was handled at the port during last 24 hours.
Chemicals carrier “Ogino Park” and Bulk cargo carrier “Alam Molak” sailed out to sea on Thursday morning, while three more ships, Oil tanker “Al-Salam-II” Container vessel “MSC Busan” and Bulk cargo carrier “Ionna Pol” are expected to sail on same day in the afternoon.
Four ships, OOCL Washington, Central Park, Thor Courage and Pacific Victory carrying Containers, Chemicals and Coal are expected to take berth at QICT, EVTL, PQEPT and MW-4 respectively on Thursday, 1st March. While another bulk cargo carrier “Caravos Liberty” is due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day, and three more ships CMA CGM Amazon, Qingdao Tower and Uni Florida with containers are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Friday, March 2 – APP