Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for June 5, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for June 5, 2024

The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) released its shipping activity report for Wednesday, June 5, 2024, providing crucial updates for stakeholders.

The port witnessed substantial activity, with five ships docking and two additional vessels arriving at the outer anchorage.

On Tuesday, five ships berthed at various terminals at Port Qasim:

• Maersk Hartford at the Container Terminal, carrying containers.

• Kypros Sea at the Grain Terminal, transporting canola seed.

• Chem Leona at the Engro Terminal, loaded with chemicals.

• Clyde at the Oil Terminal, delivering gas oil.

• Lima Trader at the Bulk Terminal, hauling coal.

Meanwhile, two more ships, Hyundai Busan and Simaisma, carrying containers and LNG respectively, arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim today.

In the past 24 hours, ten ships were actively engaged at Port Qasim Authority berths. Among them, the LNG carrier Al-Marrouna departed this morning. Additionally, three other ships, MSC Positano, Chem Leona, and Clyde, are scheduled to set sail later today.

During this period, Port Qasim handled a total cargo volume of 170,812 tonnes. This comprised 122,062 tonnes of import cargo and 48,750 tonnes of export cargo. The cargo was transported in 5,994 containers, with 3,794 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) designated for imports and 2,200 TEUs for exports.

Currently, there are five ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Among them, the LNG carrier Simaisma and three other ships—Opera (carrying LNG), MSC Aby (with chemicals), and Maersk Cape Town (loaded with containers)—are expected to berth today at the EETL, EVTL, and QICT terminals, respectively. Additionally, another container ship, Zhong Gu Bo Hai, is anticipated to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday.

The consistent activity at Port Qasim underscores its significance as a critical hub for maritime trade, handling diverse cargo efficiently to meet the needs of the region’s stakeholders.