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Shipping activity at Port Qasim.

KARACHI -- Brisk shipping activity has been observed at the Port Qasim during last 24 hours, where five ships carrying containers, chemical and furnace oil were allotted berths on Qasim International Containers Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO Terminal during last 24 hours.

Meanwhile three more ships scheduled to load/offload containers, chemical and diesel oil are also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Berth occupancy was 55% at the Port on Wednesday where total number of six ships namely Alabdali, Maersk Kolkata, MSC Nedlloyd Drave, Yasa Team, Siva Mumbai and MV. Ambelos are currently occupying berths to load/offload container, canola seed, chemical and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 85277 tonnes comprising 60749 tonnes imports and 24528 tonnes exports inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 2844 containers (Boxes) were handle at the Port during last 24 hours.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 4, 2012
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