Karachi ports handle 192,639 tons of cargo

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The Karachi Port and Port Qasim handled a cargo volume of 192,639 tons during the last 24 hours that included 148,035 tons of imports and 44,604 tons of exports, the two ports reported on Thursday.

Accordingly, the Karachi Port handled imports, including containerised cargo (41,134 tons), coal (1,500 tons), shredded scrap (774 tons), rock phosphate (5,711 tons) and oil / liquid cargo (22,060 tons). It handled exports, including containerised cargo (21,865 tons) and bulk cargo (30 tons).

Port Qasim handled imports, including diesel (46,667 tons), phosphoric acid (9,194 tons) and containerised cargo (20,995 tons). It handled exports, including containerised cargo (22,325 tons).

Berth occupancy was measured at 28 percent at the port on Wednesday, the Port Qasim Authority reported.

It said that it moored three ships during the last 24 hours, which were carrying containers, wheat and diesel. With this, a total of four ships loaded and offloaded wheat, phosphoric acid and diesel.

The Karachi Port Trust said that it berthed four ships in the last 24 hours, which were carrying bulk cargo and containers, while another nine ships, carrying chemicals, base oil, ethanol, containers, vehicles and steel, are expected to arrive at the port in the next 24 hours.



Courtesy: The News


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