121,508 tonnes cargoes handled at Port Qasim

Seven ships, Suez Canal, Prosper, Tucapel, Mu-Main Song, BBC Nile, Star Sirius and Tiamat Gas carrying Containers, General Cargo, Canola Seeds and LPG took berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose

Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal and Sui Southern Gas Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) on Friday.

Meanwhile four more ships Navg-8 Universe, CCNI Arauco, Petali Lady and Simaisma carrying Chemicals, Containers, Diesel oil and LNG also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.

Sixty five percent berth occupancy was observed at the port on Thursday where a total of eleven ships namely, Suez Canal, Prosper, Tucapel, Mu-Main Song, BBC Nile, Celsius Miami, Spring Cosmos, Star Sirius, Tiamat Gas, Rastanura and Lion-M are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Chemicals, General Cargo, Coal, Canola Seeds, LPG, Palm oil and Furnace oil.

A cargo volume of 121,508 tonnes, comprising 98,290 tonnes import cargo and 23,218 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 2,985 Containers (TEUs), (1,763 TEUs imports and 1,222 TEUs exports) was handled at the port.

Container Vessel Prosper and Edible oil carrier Rastanura sailed out to sea on Friday morning, while two Container ships, Suez Canal and Prosper, and a Chemicals carrier Celsius Miami, an oil tanker Lion-M and a Gas carrier Tiamat Gas are expected to sail on same day.

Five ships, CCNI Arauco, Hugo Schulte, Navig-8 Universe, Able Sailor and Simaisma carrying Containers, Chemicals, Palm oil and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, EVTL, LCT and EETL respectively on Friday.

While three more Container ships, GSL Tianjin, Libra and Cape

Mayor are due to arrive at PQ on Saturday.

Posted on: 2018-02-16T15:34:00+05:00