Activities of Karachi Port and Port Qasim

KARACHI: The Karachi Port handled 309,674 tonnes of cargo comprising 241,361 tonnes of import cargo and 68,313 tonnes of export cargo including 9,970 loaded and empty containers during the last 48 hours ending at 0700 hours on Monday.

The total import cargos of 241,361 tonnes comprised of 112,232 tonnes of containerised cargo; 43,658 tonnes of bulk cargo; 2,639 tonnes of sugar; 20,916 tonnes of DAP; 31,957 tonnes of wheat and 29,959 tonnes of oil/liquid cargo.

The total export cargos of 68,313 tonnes comprised of 50,009 tonnes of containerised cargo; 2,240 tonnes of loose bulk cement; 14,562 tonnes of clinkers and 1,500 tonnes of oil/liquid cargo.

As many as 9,970 containers comprising of 4,138 containers import and 5,832 containers export were handled during the last 24 hours on Monday.

The breakup of imported containers shows 834 of 20's and 1,521 of 40's loaded while nil of 20's and 136 of 40's empty containers, whereas that of exported containers shows 976 of 20's and 201 of 40's loaded containers while 330 of 20's and 2,062 of 40's empty containers were handled during the business hours.

There were thirteen ships namely MOL Generosity, Actuaria, Pamba-1, MSC Pilar, Nordspring, Xin Qin Huang Dao, MT Quetta, Oriental Rose, Chemroute Sky, Senanur Cebi, Mohar, CL Lindy and Jin Bo carrying containers, oil tankers, fertilizer, cement and general cargo respectively sailed out to sea during the reported period.

There were nine vessels viz. Xin Qin Huang Dao, Conti Courage, OEL Jumeira....

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