Karachi ports handle 276,074 tons of cargo

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The Karachi Port and Port Qasim handled a cargo volume of 276,074 tons in the last 24 hours, which included 187,050 tons of imports and 89,024 tons of exports, the two ports reported on Monday.

 

Accordingly, the Karachi Port handled imports, including containerised cargo (91,329 tons), bulk cargo (6,169 tons), DAP (9,450 tons) and oil / liquid cargo (51,141 tons). It handled exports, including containerised cargo (62,853 tons), bulk cargo (231 tons), cement (11,526 tons) and loose bulk cement (12,704 tons).

 

Port Qasim handled imports, including palm oil (6,500 tons), chemicals (3,461 tons) and containerised cargo (19,000 tons). It handled exports, including containerised cargo (1,710 tons).

 

“Berth occupancy remained at 36 percent at the port on Sunday,” the Port Qasim Authority reported. It said that it moored one ship during the last 24 hours, which was carrying containers. With this, a total of five ships loaded and offloaded containers, cement, palm oil and chemicals. Another ship carrying steel coil also arrived at the outer anchorage of the port during the last 24 hours.

 

The Karachi Port Trust said that it berthed 19 ships in the last 24 hours, which were carrying containers, tankers, general cargo, fertiliser and vehicles, while another two ships carrying ethanol and containers are expected to arrive at the port in the next 24 hours.




Courtesy:  The News


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