Port Qasim Reveals Shipping Activity for May 17, 2024

Port Qasim Reveals Shipping Activity for May 17, 2024

Karachi, May 17, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has detailed the shipping activity for Friday, May 17, 2024, providing vital information for stakeholders.

On Thursday, six ships berthed at various terminals within the port. These vessels included:

• America at the Container Terminal

• Aljalaa at the Oil Terminal

• Chemroad Journey at the Liquid Terminal

• Pan IVY at the Grain Terminal

• Gaslog Sydney at the Elengy Terminal

• World Virtue at the Bulk Terminal

These ships are scheduled to load or offload a variety of cargo, including containers, fuel oil, palm oil, chemicals, LNG, and coal.

In addition to the berthing activity, five more ships arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim in the last 24 hours. These vessels are:

• MSC Positano carrying containers

• Clemens Schulte carrying containers

• Tethis-7 carrying palm oil

• Peace Victoria carrying mogas

• Marangas Efessos carrying LNG

Overall, a total of thirteen ships were engaged at Port Qasim’s berths during the last 24 hours. Among them, the container ship San Diego Bridge departed the port on Friday morning. Additionally, five other ships – America, Clemens Schulte, Capricorn, Scorpio Glory, and Hv Alice – are expected to sail later on Friday.

During this period, Port Qasim handled a cargo volume of 202,689 tonnes, comprising 115,444 tonnes of import cargo and 87,245 tonnes of export cargo. This volume was managed through 4,738 containers, including 1,452 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of imports and 3,286 TEUs of exports.

Currently, there are thirteen ships at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim. Of these, four ships – MSC Positano, Clemens Schulte, Delta, and Marangas Efessos – are scheduled to berth at QICT, MW-2, and PGPCL on Friday to load or offload containers, cement, and LNG. Furthermore, another container ship, Seaspan Ganges, is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Saturday.

This detailed overview of the shipping activities at Port Qasim underscores the port’s vital role in facilitating international trade and maintaining the flow of essential goods and commodities. The PQA’s commitment to transparency and efficient management continues to support Pakistan’s economic infrastructure and maritime operations.