Four ships, Thorsky, Calypson, Bay Yasu and Horizon carrying Containers, Coal, Chemicals and Palm oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively on Sunday. Meanwhile five more ships, Aga Amenon, STC Sentosa, Al-Sheehamia, Gas Husky and Glory Harvest carrying Containers, Coal, LNG and LPG also arrived at Outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. A total of ten ships were occupied at PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Cement, Coal, Soya Bean, Chemicals, Palm Kernel and Palm oil respectively. Out of them, three container vessels, Thorsky, As Patricia and CMA CGM Ivanhoe sailed out to sea from QICT on Monday morning and two e more ships, Bulk cargo carrier Wariya Naree and Chemicals carrier Bay Yasu are expected to sail from PQEPT and EVTL respectively on same day in the afternoon. Cargo handling during last 24 hours stood at 136,331 tonnes, comprising 87,406 tonnes Imports cargo and 48,925 tonnes exports cargo, inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 2,897 Containers (322 TEUs Imports and 2,575 TEUs exports) was handled at the Port. Seven ships, Aga Menon, MSC Bilbao, MSC Gina, STC Sentosa, Gas Husy, Glroy Harvest and Al-Sheehania carrying Containers, Coal, LPG and LNG are expected take berths at QICT, PIBT, SSGC, EVTL and EETL respectively on Monday. while a Containers vessel MSC Gina is due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day, and two more Container vessels, CPO Hamburg and Maersk Columbus are due to arrive on Tuesday.
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