Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for June 14, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for June 14, 2024

Karachi, June 14, 2024 – Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has issued its shipping activity report for Friday, June 14, 2024, providing key updates to stakeholders.

On Thursday, three ships—Beijing, Victorian Kosan, and Xin Hai Tong-23—arrived and berthed at Container Terminal, Engro Terminal, and Bulk Terminal, respectively. These vessels carried containers, chemicals, and coal, ensuring a diverse range of cargo handling at the port.

Additionally, three more ships—Bristol Trader, Two Million Ways, and Magique Marline—arrived at the outer anchorage within the last 24 hours. These ships are loaded with chemicals, gas oil, and steel coils, indicating ongoing robust activity at Port Qasim.

During this period, a total of seven ships were actively engaged at various PQA berths. Four of these ships—Beijing, Victorian Kosan, Asia Inspire, and Hafnia Excellence—are expected to set sail by this afternoon, marking a continuous flow of maritime traffic through the port.

In terms of cargo volume, Port Qasim handled an impressive 143,392 tonnes over the last 24 hours. This included 106,111 tonnes of import cargo and 37,281 tonnes of export cargo. The cargo comprised containerized goods transported in 2,206 containers, including 13 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) of imports and 2,193 TEUs of exports.

Currently, three ships are at the outer anchorage. Among them, Bristol Trader and Two Million Ways, along with another ship, Eleoussa, carrying chemicals, gas oil, and coal, are slated to take berths at EVTL, FOTCO, and PIBT respectively on Friday. Additionally, two container ships, CMA CGM Nabucco and Apollon Dare, are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Saturday, signaling sustained shipping activity for the coming days.

The PQA’s report highlights the port’s critical role in facilitating international trade and maintaining the steady flow of goods. The diversity in cargo types—ranging from chemicals and coal to containerized goods and steel coils—underscores Port Qasim’s capability to handle varied and substantial shipping demands.

Overall, the detailed account of shipping activities provided by the Port Qasim Authority offers crucial insights into the port’s operations, ensuring that all stakeholders are well-informed and prepared for the ongoing and upcoming maritime activities.