Shipping Activity at Port Qasim for June 26, 2024

Shipping Activity at Port Qasim for June 26, 2024

Karachi, June 26, 2024 – The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has released its detailed shipping activity report for Wednesday, June 26, 2024, providing crucial updates for stakeholders involved in maritime trade and logistics.

On Tuesday, three ships—Atlantic Ibis, Maersk Kinloss, and Serenity—carrying containers and LPG, successfully berthed at Qasim International Container Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal, respectively. Additionally, the LPG carrier Bateleur arrived at the outer anchorage of the port on Wednesday morning, ready to dock and unload its cargo.

Over the past 24 hours, the Port Qasim efficiently managed the operations of eight ships at its berths. Four ships—Atlantic Ibis, Gaslog Geneva, Sinar Mendawai, and Baustella—departed from the port on Wednesday morning. This timely departure made room for new arrivals and maintained the smooth flow of maritime traffic. Moreover, three additional ships—Chemtrans Ionian, Serenity, and Maersk Kinloss—are scheduled to sail out this afternoon, further highlighting the port’s robust turnaround capabilities.

During this period, the Port Qasim handled a substantial cargo volume of 95,036 tonnes. This included 81,413 tonnes of import cargo and 13,623 tonnes of export cargo. The containerized cargo comprised 3,204 containers, with 2,449 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) of imports and 755 TEUs of exports. These figures underscore the port’s critical role in supporting the country’s import and export activities, contributing significantly to the national economy.

Currently, there are four ships anchored at the outer anchorage of the Port Qasim. Among them, two ships—Bateleur and Gaschem Fuji—along with another vessel, G-Bright, carrying LPG, chemicals, and palm oil, are expected to take berths at SSGC, EVTL, and LCT, respectively, on Tuesday. Additionally, the port anticipates the arrival of three more ships—Maersk Cairo, MSC Maeva, and Wan Hai 136—on Thursday, ensuring a continuous influx of cargo and maintaining the momentum of port activities.

The continuous flow of shipping activities at Port Qasim underscores its pivotal role in facilitating trade and logistics in the region. The efficient management of Port Qasim and timely updates play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations and informed decision-making for all stakeholders involved. This efficiency not only boosts the port’s operational capabilities but also enhances its reputation as a key player in the global maritime industry.