Shipping Movements at Karachi Port on June 6, 2024

Shipping Movements at Karachi Port on June 6, 2024

KARACHI, June 6, 2024 — The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has released its daily report detailing the shipping movements at the port over the past 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Thursday, June 6, 2024.

This report aims to keep stakeholders informed about the recent and expected shipping activities.

Ships Berthed:

1. KMCT Manila (Container Ship)

2. Wan Hai 625 (Container Ship)

3. Sheng He Hai (General Cargo)

4. Spil Kartini (Container Ship)

5. Onur G.A (Container Ship)

6. Nordlion (Container Ship)

7. Bitumax (Tanker)

8. MSC Flavia (Container Ship)

Ships Sailed:

1. YM Excellence

2. Sin Chang Shu

3. Hong Bo 9

Expected Sailing:

• X-Press Pisces (06-06-2024)

• Yasa Emirhan (06-06-2024)

• M.T. Mardan (06-06-2024)

Expected Arrival:

• Raon Tersa (06-06-2024) — Container (D/2000)

• Ginga Marlin (06-06-2024) — Molasses (L/6000)

• GSL Elizabeth (06-06-2024) — Container (D/L)

• A.P. Moller (06-06-2024) — Container (D/L)

• Lina Aksoy (06-06-2024) — Clinkers (L/57000)

• Independent Spirit (06-06-2024) — Container (D/L)

Cargo Handling Turnover: The total cargo handled at Karachi Port during the last 24 hours amounted to 155,238 metric tons. This includes 69,440 metric tons of export cargo and 85,798 metric tons of import cargo. Below is the detailed breakdown of the commodity-wise handling:

Commodity Handling (in Metric Tons):

CommodityImportExportTotal
Containerized Cargo70,50132,847103,348
B. Bulk Cargo15,29711315,410
Clinkers25,38025,380
Oil/Liquid Cargo11,10011,100

The activity at Karachi Port reflects a balanced mix of containerized cargo and bulk goods, with a significant volume of clinkers and liquid cargo being exported. The import segment was dominated by containerized cargo, underscoring the port’s role as a crucial hub for Pakistan’s international trade.

The arrival of vessels like Raon Tersa and Ginga Marlin, carrying containers and molasses respectively, signifies continued robust activity at the port. The departure of ships such as YM Excellence and Hong Bo 9 marks the conclusion of successful cargo handling operations.

Karachi Port continues to facilitate substantial cargo movement, ensuring the smooth flow of goods in and out of Pakistan, thereby supporting the country’s economic activities.