Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for May 27, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for May 27, 2024

Karachi (PkRevenue.com) – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has released its shipping activity report for Monday, May 27, 2024, providing essential information to stakeholders about recent maritime operations.

On Sunday, seven vessels berthed at various terminals at Port Qasim, indicating a busy period for the port. The ships included:

• Maersk Phuket at the Container Terminal, handling containers

• Bo-Mustafa-O at the Multi-Purpose Terminal, offloading cement

• Kouros Leader at the Grain Terminal, loading rice

• Sea Steller at the Engro Terminal, dealing with chemicals

• Isabella Kosan and Marangas Asclepius at the Elengy Terminal, offloading LNG

• Sunny Bay at the Bulk Terminal, offloading coal

In addition to these, three more ships, Blue Bird, Ullswater, and Bateleur, carrying Mogas and LPG, arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim over the last 24 hours.

In total, eleven ships were engaged at PQA berths during this period. Among them, the container ship Maersk Phuket departed this morning, while three more ships, Alba Gas, Ultra Colonsay, and Torm Venture, are expected to set sail this afternoon.

During the last 24 hours, Port Qasim handled a cargo volume of 174,265 tonnes. This comprised 135,938 tonnes of import cargo and 38,327 tonnes of export cargo, transported in 2,159 containers (272 TEUs of imports and 1,887 TEUs of exports).

Currently, there are four ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Among these, the petroleum product carrier Blue Bird and two container ships, Cap Andreas and Northern Jamboree, are scheduled to berth at the FOTCO and QICT terminals today. Furthermore, three more container ships, Atlantic Ibis, Maersk Valencia, and X-Press Kaveri, are expected to arrive at Port Qasim on Tuesday.

This comprehensive report from PQA highlights the port’s active role in facilitating maritime trade and underscores the importance of timely and efficient handling of various cargo types to support Pakistan’s economic activities. The continuous flow of ships and cargo through Port Qasim illustrates its pivotal role in the nation’s logistics and supply chain infrastructure.