Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for July 8, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for July 8, 2024

Karachi, July 8, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has released its shipping activity report for Monday, July 8, 2024, providing an update to stakeholders on the latest movements at the port.

On Sunday, two ships berthed at Port Qasim: the APL Antwerp, carrying containers, docked at the Container Terminal, and the Atlantic Spirit, carrying palm kernel, berthed at the Multi-Purpose Terminal.

In addition to these arrivals, three more ships reached the outer anchorage of Port Qasim within the last 24 hours. The Achilleas-S, IVS Sparrow Hawk, and Al-Thakhira are scheduled to load and offload cement, steel coil, and LNG, respectively.

During the past 24 hours, a total of six ships were engaged at PQA berths. Among them, the APL Antwerp, Wawasan Topaz, and Umm Bab departed the port this morning. Additionally, the container ship Nave Andromeda is expected to set sail today.

The port handled a cargo volume of 83,332 tonnes during this period. This comprised 69,953 tonnes of imported cargo and 13,379 tonnes of exported cargo, transported in 1,833 containers (1,046 TEUs of imports and 787 TEUs of exports).

Currently, there are six ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Of these, the LNG carrier Al-Thakhira and the container ship MSC Mundra VIII are expected to berth at EETL and QICT, respectively, today. Additionally, another container ship, MSC United VIII, is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Tuesday.

The detailed report highlights the active shipping and cargo operations at Port Qasim, reflecting its critical role in Pakistan’s maritime and trade activities. The PQA’s efficient management ensures the smooth flow of goods, supporting both local industries and international trade.

Port Qasim’s continuous updates and transparent reporting underscore its commitment to facilitating stakeholders, ensuring they are well-informed about shipping activities and port operations. This proactive approach helps in planning and coordinating logistics, thereby enhancing overall port efficiency and productivity.

The PQA’s focus on maintaining robust operations despite the global economic challenges demonstrates its strategic importance in the region. As the port continues to manage significant cargo volumes, it plays a pivotal role in supporting Pakistan’s economy and trade infrastructure.