Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for March 13

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for March 13

Karachi, March 13, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has unveiled its shipping activity report for Wednesday, March 13, 2024, offering key information for stakeholders in the maritime industry.

On this particular day, the port witnessed the scheduled loading and unloading operations of three ships – Melody, Rhine, and Dravin – dealing with Rice, Palm oil, and LPG. The vessels docked at the Multi-Purpose Terminal, Liquid Terminal, and Engro Terminal, respectively. Concurrently, three other ships – Maersk Cape Town, Spar Octans, and Fuwairit – arrived at the outer-anchorage of Port Qasim, carrying Containers, Coal, and LNGs.

Over the past 24 hours, seven ships were actively involved at PQA berths. Notably, the container ship MSC Aria-III set sail from the port this morning, while the departure of two more ships, Madison Eagle and Menomonee, is anticipated later in the day.

In terms of cargo volume, the port handled a total of 81,281 tonnes during this period. This figure includes 64,323 tonnes of import cargo and 16,958 tonnes of export cargo. The cargo was transported in 998 containers, with 729 TEUs for imports and 499 TEUs for exports.

Presently, eight ships are anchored at the Outer Anchorage of Port Qasim. Among them, Spar Octans, Fuwairit, Maersk Cape Town, San Francisco Bridge, and Olympia, carrying Coal, LNG, and Containers, are expected to berth at PIBT, PGPCL, and QICT, respectively, on Thursday. Additionally, three more ships – Athenian, Wanhai 316, and MSC Spring-III – are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday.

The comprehensive Shipping Activity Report from Port Qasim serves as a vital resource for stakeholders, providing insights into current maritime activities and offering a preview of the upcoming shipping schedule. As Port Qasim continues to play a pivotal role in trade and commerce, this information proves instrumental for businesses and industry players, aiding them in planning and optimizing their operations.

The port’s commitment to transparency and timely reporting enhances its reputation as a reliable hub for maritime activities. This data not only benefits local businesses but also facilitates international trade by keeping global partners well-informed about the port’s operational status. As the shipping industry evolves, Port Qasim remains at the forefront, adapting to the changing landscape and ensuring a seamless flow of goods in and out of the region.