Shipping activity at Port Qasim

Shipping activity remained active at Port Qasim where three ships carrying containers and chemical were allotted berth at QICT and EVTL Terminals respectively on Monday, July 25.

Meanwhile, three more ships scheduled to load/offload containers and chemicals also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.

Berth occupancy was maintained at 65 percent at the Port where a total of seven ships namely MSC Sena, Hammonia Bavaria, Wales II, Nelson, Isabel Knutsen, Olympic Sponsor and DL Aster are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, chemicals, furnace oil and edible oil respectively during last 24 hours.

Cargo handling operation were carried out smoothly at the Port where a cargo volume of 115271 tonnes, comprising 91104 tonnes imports and 24167 tonnes exports inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 1834 containers (TEUs) was handled at the Port during last 24 hours.

MSC Sena and DL Aster sailed out to sea on Tuesday morning while Hammonia Bavaria and Olympic Sponsor will have to sail today late.