List of companies for pre-shipment inspection under import policy

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has issued list of companies for pre-shipment inspection as envisaged in different provisions of Import Policy Order, 2020 shall be done in the exporting country. The ministry... Read more »

Resident shipping companies granted final tax regime

ISLAMABAD: The income tax law has allowed final tax regime for Pakistani resident shipping company, which is registered after November 15, 2019. According to explanation to changes made to Income Tax Ordinance,... Read more »

Resident ship owners to pay tonnage tax at US 75 cents

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan resident ship owning company shall pay tonnage tax of an amount equivalent to US 75 cents per ton, as proposed through Finance Bill, 2020. A new clause (c) has... Read more »

ECC approves free period for cargo, containers landing up to May 31

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet non Wednesday approved free period from five working days to 15 working days for cargo and containers landing up to May 31, 2020.... Read more »

Terminal operators refuse to extend waiver from detention, demurrage charges: KCCI

KARACHI: Terminal operators have refuse to extend waiver from demurrage and detention charges despite clear instruction of the government to facilitate the trade in the wake of COVID-19. The terminals are demanding... Read more »

DP World takes precautions for consignment clearance at QICT to prevent COVID-19 spread

KARACHI: DP World has issued advisory regarding precautionary measures against coronavirus (COVID-19) for clearance of consignments at Qasim Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT). Read more »

Port Qasim advised to ensure environmental compliance in unloading soybean cargo

KARACHI: Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has asked Port Qasim Authority (PQA) to ensure environmental compliance while unloading soybean cargo, officials said on Saturday. Read more »

No link of toxic gas leakage with soybean cargo: Shipping agents

KARACHI: Shipping agents association has strongly condemned the linking of toxic gas leakage with soybean cargo. Read more »

High pollutants identified at Kemari; preliminary report on toxic gas released

KARACHI: A preliminary report related to toxic gas leakage near port area revealed high pollutants with presence of lethal gases. Read more »

Port activity remains normal, no gas leakage reported: KPT chairman

KARACHI: Rear Admiral Jameel Akhtar, Chairman, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Monday said that the port activities are remained normal and there is no incident of gas leakage reported in port area. Read more »