KARACHI (Pakistan Point News - APP - 12th Augst,2016) : Four ships C.V Priority, M.V Sea Pegasus, M.T Ginga Saker and M.Tomson Gas carrying containers, seeds, palm oil and chemicals were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, grain, fertilizer Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively on Thursday. Meanwhile five more ships C.V San Felipe, M.V CMB Adrien, M.T Methane Lydon Volney, M.T Bunga Lavender, M.
T Atlantic Glory with containers, rice, LNG and chemical also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Berth occupancy was observed at the port at 53% Thursday where a total of eight berths were engaged by ships namely C.V Priority, C.V Conti Annapurna, M.V Diamond Sea, M.V Sea Pegasus, M.V Du Xia, M.T Ginga Saker, M.Tomson Gas an M.T GP T-2 to load/offload containers, cement, general cargo canola seeds, palm oil LPG and furnace oil and chemicals respectively during last 24 hours.
A cargo volume of 99,746 tonnes, comprising 67,824 tonnes import cargo and 31,922 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 2,382 containers (TEUs)(824 imports TUEs & 1,558 TUEs exports) was handled at the port during last 24 hours. Three ships C.V Priority, M.Tomson Gas and M.T GP T2 sailed out to sea on Friday morning. A total of seven ships C.V San Felipe, C.V Hansa Africa, M.V CMB Adrienne, M.T Atlantic Glory, M.T Bunga Lavender, M.T Methaine Lydon Volney and M.T Karachi scheduled to load/offload containers, rice, chemicals, LNG and furnace oil are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-3, MW-1, EVTl, EETl and FOTCO respectively on Friday, while C.V Safmarine Nyasa, MSC Rita and M.T Mezira are due to arrive on Saturday, and MSC Asya is due to arrive on Sunday.