Three ships, MSC Algeciras, Maersk Chicago and Al-Soor-II carrying Containers and 60,400 tonnes Diesel oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Wednesday.
In the meantime another oil tanker `Glorious' carrying 59,967 tonnes Diesel oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim.
Berth occupancy was maintained at the port at 41% on Tuesday where a total of seven ships namely, MSC Algeciras, Maersk Chicago, Santy, Great-61, Nvios Coral, Umm Addalkh and Al-Soor-II are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Rice, Coal, Soya Bean, Palm Kernel and Palm oil during last 24 hours.
Cargo throughput during last 24 hours stood at 129,425 tonnes, comprising 111,031 tonnes import cargo and 18,394 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3,708 Containers (TEUs), (3,038 TEUs imports and 670 TEUs exports) was handled. Container ships MSC Chicago and Newark sailed out to sea during last 24 hours.
Two ships, CMA CGM Latour and E-Tracer carrying Containers and 50,569 tonnes Coal are expected to take berths at QICT and PQEPT respectively on Wednesday. While LPG carrier Gaschem Antarctic is due to arrive at PQ on same day, and M.V Beks Cenk and M.T Wilprides scheduled to load/offload Cement and LNG are due to arrive at PQ on Thursday.