Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for July 9, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for July 9, 2024

Karachi, July 9, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has issued its shipping activity report for Tuesday, July 9, 2024, providing insights into the latest maritime operations to facilitate stakeholders.

On Monday, the port saw the arrival and berthing of two ships. MSC Mundra VIII, carrying containers, docked at the Container Terminal, while Al-Thakhira, laden with LNG, berthed at the Elengy Terminal. Additionally, two more vessels, Common Venture and Sky Blue, arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim within the last 24 hours. These ships are scheduled to load and offload rice and palm oil, respectively.

Over the past 24 hours, a total of four ships were engaged at PQA berths. Notably, the container ship MSC Mundra VIII departed the port this morning, and another vessel, Suvari Reis, is expected to set sail today.

During this period, Port Qasim handled a cargo volume of 87,510 tonnes, comprising 64,293 tonnes of import cargo and 23,217 tonnes of export cargo. This cargo was carried in 1,497 containers, including 610 TEUs of imports and 887 TEUs of exports.

Currently, there are seven ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Among them, three ships—Common Venture, IVS Kerstrel, and Sky Blue—are expected to berth today at the FAP, MW2, and LCT terminals, respectively. Furthermore, two container ships, Maersk Cabo Verde and ONE Reliability, are scheduled to arrive at Port Qasim on Wednesday.

The detailed shipping activity report underscores Port Qasim’s vital role in facilitating maritime trade and logistics, reflecting its capacity to manage a diverse range of cargo efficiently. The consistent arrival and departure of vessels highlight the port’s strategic importance in supporting Pakistan’s trade operations and economic activities.

The PQA’s commitment to transparency and efficiency in reporting shipping activities ensures that stakeholders are well-informed about the port’s operations. This facilitates better planning and coordination among shipping lines, exporters, importers, and other related entities.

As Port Qasim continues to handle significant volumes of cargo, its operational updates are crucial for maintaining the smooth flow of goods and ensuring the port’s infrastructure and services meet the demands of global maritime trade. The ongoing activities and upcoming arrivals signal a robust and active maritime sector, contributing to the overall economic growth of the region.

The Port Qasim Authority’s shipping activity report for July 9, 2024, provides a comprehensive overview of the recent and upcoming maritime operations, reflecting the port’s pivotal role in facilitating trade and commerce.