Port Qasim Issues Shipping Activity Report for July 3, 2024

Port Qasim Issues Shipping Activity Report for July 3, 2024

Karachi, July 3, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has released its shipping activity report for Wednesday, July 3, 2024, detailing recent and ongoing maritime operations to keep stakeholders informed.

On Tuesday, two ships, Hanyu Camellia and Al-Salam-II, carrying chemicals and gas oil, respectively, berthed at Engro Terminal and Oil Terminal. The port also saw the arrival of four more ships—MSC Fie X, Nave Andromeda, CMB Jordaens, and Marangas Asclepius—carrying containers, mogas, coal, and LNG, respectively, at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim within the last 24 hours.

During this period, a total of seven ships were actively engaged at PQA berths. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, Ál-Deebal, departed from the port this morning. Additionally, four more ships—Hanyu Camellia, Maersk Bering, Al-Salam-II, and Alora—are expected to sail today.

The port handled a substantial cargo volume of 84,458 tonnes over the past 24 hours. This included 79,182 tonnes of import cargo and 5,276 tonnes of export cargo, demonstrating the port’s significant role in facilitating international trade.

Currently, there are eight ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Of these, six vessels—Bitumen Kosei, Mulberry Express, Hafnia Turquoise, Marangas Asclepius, CMB Jordaens, and MSC Fie X—and two additional ships, W-Kyrenia and Maersk Cape Town, are scheduled to load or offload bitumen, palm oil, mogas, LNG, coal, and containers, respectively. These operations will take place at various terminals, including MW-1, LCT, FOTCO, EETL, PIBT, and QICT, throughout the day.

Looking ahead, the port is preparing for the arrival of three more container ships—X-Press Altair, MSC Positano, and San-Francisco Bridge—scheduled to dock at Port Qasim on Thursday. This continued influx of vessels highlights the port’s critical role in managing the steady flow of goods essential for trade and industry.

The Port Qasim Authority’s detailed report underscores the ongoing efforts to streamline port operations and ensure efficient handling of maritime traffic, thereby supporting the economic infrastructure and trade activities in the region.