Port Qasim Notifies Shipping Activity for June 7, 2024

Port Qasim Notifies Shipping Activity for June 7, 2024

The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has released the shipping activity report for Friday, June 7, 2024, to keep stakeholders informed about the ongoing operations and expected arrivals.

On Thursday, four ships berthed at various terminals at Port Qasim. These vessels included Hyundai Busan at the Container Terminal, Ianthe at the Multi-Purpose Terminal, Southern Anoa at the Liquid Terminal, and UOG Harriet-G at the Oil Terminal. They were scheduled to load and offload containers, bitumen, palm oil, and mogas, respectively.

Over the last 24 hours, a total of nine ships were engaged at PQA berths. Four ships – Simaisma, Hyundai Busan, Opera, and Limra Trader – have sailed out to sea on Friday morning. Additionally, two more ships, Tarsus-M and Kypros Sea, are expected to set sail this afternoon.

During the same period, Port Qasim handled a substantial cargo volume of 133,170 tonnes. This comprised 96,724 tonnes of import cargo and 36,446 tonnes of export cargo. The cargo included containerized goods carried in 2,581 containers, with 265 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) for imports and 2,016 TEUs for exports.

Looking ahead, the container vessel SSL Brahmaputra is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Friday. The port is also expecting the arrival of four more container ships – Lotus A, San Francisca, X-Press Antila, and Meratus Jayawijaya – on Saturday. Additionally, LNG carriers Umm Bab and Al-Jassasiya are scheduled to arrive on June 9 and June 10, respectively.

The notification from PQA serves as a critical update for all stakeholders, ensuring that they are aware of the ongoing and upcoming activities at the port. The efficient handling and scheduling of ships underscore Port Qasim’s vital role in facilitating trade and supporting the country’s economy.

The smooth flow of shipping traffic and the timely handling of cargo reflect the port’s commitment to operational excellence and its strategic importance in Pakistan’s maritime infrastructure.