Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for May 29, 2024

Port Qasim Releases Shipping Activity Report for May 29, 2024

PkRevenue.com – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has issued its shipping activity report for Wednesday, May 29, 2024, providing detailed insights into the port’s operations to inform stakeholders.

On Tuesday, two vessels, Maersk Valencia and PVT Venus, berthed at the port’s Container Terminal and Engro Terminal respectively, with Maersk Valencia carrying containers and PVT Venus transporting chemicals.

In addition, three more ships, Atlantic Ibis, MSC Positano, and Milaha Raslaffan, arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim today. Atlantic Ibis and MSC Positano were carrying containers, while Milaha Raslaffan transported LNG.

Over the past 24 hours, a total of nine ships were engaged at the PQA berths. Among them, the bulk cargo carrier Sunny Bay departed from the port this morning. Five other ships—Sea Steller, Atlantic Ibis, PVT Venus, Blue Bird, and Maersk Valencia—are scheduled to sail this afternoon.

The port handled a cargo volume of 122,894 tonnes during this period, comprising 94,347 tonnes of import cargo and 28,547 tonnes of export cargo. This activity included the processing of 2,106 containers, with 1,348 TEUs designated for imports and 758 TEUs for exports.

Currently, there are eight ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Four ships—Bateleuer, Milaha Raslaffan, Atlantic Ibis, and MSC Positano—along with two additional container ships, Maersk Cairo and Express Altair, are expected to berth today. These vessels are carrying LPG, LNG, and containers and will dock at EVTL, PGPCL, and QICT respectively.

Looking ahead, the port anticipates the arrival of three more container ships on Thursday: APL Southampton, MSC Lucy, and Maersk Seletar.

The PQA’s detailed report underscores the port’s significant role in facilitating maritime trade, reflecting its capacity to handle a diverse range of cargo types efficiently. The port’s operational data is crucial for stakeholders, including shipping companies, importers, exporters, and logistics providers, enabling them to plan and coordinate their activities effectively.

The continuous inflow and outflow of vessels at Port Qasim highlight its strategic importance in Pakistan’s trade infrastructure. The efficient management and coordination evident in the latest shipping activity report are indicative of the port’s commitment to supporting the country’s economic growth by ensuring smooth and timely cargo handling.

As the port anticipates more ship arrivals and departures in the coming days, stakeholders remain focused on optimizing their logistics operations to align with the port’s dynamic schedule.