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Shipping activity at Port Qasim.

KARACHI -- Five ships Safmarine Nyassa, Mol Courage, IVS Gieneagles, Horizon and carrying containers of coal, palm, oil and diesel oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Thursday.

Meanwhile, another ship Horizon with palm oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same day.

A total ten ships namely Safmarine Nyassa, Mol Courage, Grace, IVS Gleneagles, LMZ Phoebe, Orin-III Sea Princess, LNG IMO, Horizon and flag ship Tulip are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers of Coal, Bitumen, Soya been seeds, LNG, palm oil and diesel oil respectively during last 24 hours.

A cargo volume of 141, 981 tonnes, comprising 104, 965 tonnes import cargo and 37, 016 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 3, 325 Containers (TEUs), (1, 577 TEUs

imports and 1, 748 TEUs exports) was handled at the Port during last 24 hours.

Two ships, Grace and LMZ phoebe sailed out to sea on Friday morning, while four more ships namely Sea Princess, Safmarine Nyassa, Mol Courage and CMA CGM Georgia are expected to sail on the same day in the afternoon.

Five ships namely CMA CGM Georgia, CMA CGM Amazon, Zoitsa Signal, Epic Santosa and Al Daayey carrying containers of coal, LPG and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, PIBT, EVTL and EETL respectively on Friday, while another containers ship Maersk Jaian are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Saturday.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 15, 2018
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