KARACHI: Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) has added MoGas Carrier LR-1 vessel to its fleet on Monday, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi said.
The ship, which has been named Bolan, will help reduce the dependency on foreign vessels and will help in saving million of dollars in freight chares, he said in a tweet.
He termed it as another step towards self reliance of the country.
Zaidi said that the with the addition of latest carrier the PNSC fleet increased to 10, out of which five ships are bulk cargo and four were crude oil.
He congratulated chairman PNSC for successful acquisition. Zaidi said that another ship would be added to PNSC fleet before end of Summer 2019.