Port Qasim Issues Shipping Activity Report for May 31, 2024

Port Qasim Issues Shipping Activity Report for May 31, 2024

PkRevenue.com – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has issued its shipping activity report for Friday, May 31, 2024, providing vital information to stakeholders regarding the port’s operations and cargo handling.

On Thursday, seven ships arrived at Port Qasim, including MSC Lucy, APL Southampton, Tarsus-M, Kouros Leader, Intuition, Bateleur, and Bashudhra Malika. These vessels were scheduled to load and offload various cargoes such as containers, rice, canola, LPG, and mogas. They berthed at the Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminals, Grain Terminal, Engro Terminal, and Oil Terminal respectively. Additionally, the edible oil carrier ‘Silver Joan’ carrying 28,236 tons of palm oil arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim on Thursday.

During the last 24 hours, a total of ten ships were engaged at PQA berths. Among these, two ships, Gelico and Milaha Raslaffan, departed from the port this morning. The container ship APL Southampton is expected to sail later on Thursday. The port managed a cargo volume of 137,442 tonnes, which included 87,103 tonnes of imported cargo and 50,339 tonnes of exported cargo. This cargo was transported in 6,615 containers, comprising 4,265 TEUs of imports and 2,350 TEUs of exports.

Currently, seven ships are at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Among them, Silver Joan and TRF Kobe, along with another ship named Tolten carrying palm oil and containers, are expected to berth at LCT and QICT respectively on Thursday. Furthermore, two more container ships, APL Miami and Maersk Pelepas, are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Saturday.

The ongoing shipping activities at Port Qasim highlight its critical role in facilitating trade and cargo movement in Pakistan. The port’s efficient handling of diverse cargoes, ranging from bulk commodities to containerized goods, underscores its capacity and operational capabilities.

The PQA continues to ensure smooth operations and timely updates to stakeholders, contributing to the port’s reputation as a reliable and significant hub for maritime trade. The strategic management of incoming and outgoing vessels, along with the effective utilization of berths and terminals, reflects the port’s commitment to maintaining high standards of service and efficiency.

As the port handles substantial volumes of imports and exports, these activities play a crucial role in supporting the country’s economic growth and trade dynamics. Stakeholders remain optimistic about the port’s capacity to manage increasing cargo volumes, thanks to its robust infrastructure and continuous improvements in operational procedures.

Port Qasim’s detailed reporting and proactive management serve as essential components in ensuring the seamless flow of goods, thus bolstering Pakistan’s maritime trade infrastructure and economic stability.