The Karachi Port handled 106,211 tonnes of cargo comprising 48,982 tonnes of import cargo and 57,229 tonnes of export cargo including 5,431 loaded & empty containers during last 24 hours ended at 0700 hours on Tuesday. The total import cargo of 48,982 tonnes comprised of 35,172 tonnes of containerised cargo; 170 tonne of general cargo; 8,888 tonnes of bulk cargo and 4,752 tonnes of oil/liquid cargo.
The total export cargo of 57,229 tonnes comprised of 43,810 tonnes of containerised cargo; 200 tonnes of general cargo; 5,219 tonnes of bulk cargo and 8,000 tonnes of oil/liquid cargo. Six ships namely Olivia, MOL Wind, Wan Hai-605, MT Karachi, Navig8 Loucas and Hoang ANH 27 with three container ships, one oil tanker, one naphtha ship and one general cargo ship respectively sailed out to sea during the reported period.
Five vessels viz Hyundai General, Hanjin Durban, Pacific Energy, Royal Natural and Irini with two container ships, two oil tankers and one bulk cargo ship respectively are currently at the berths. Two ships namely Positao and Hanjin Durban with two container ships sailed out to sea on Tuesday, while two ships namely Royal Natural and Mandarin Trader carrying one oil tanker and one talcum powder carrier respectively are expected to sail on Wednesday.
Three vessels viz President Adams, Al-Ihsaa and Tamarita with two container ships and one coal carrier respectively due to arrive on Tuesday, while five vessels viz APL Brisbane, Cap Graham, Lodestar Genesis, Smarty and Marianne Danica carrying two container ships, one MEG ship, one coal carrier and one general cargo ship respectively are due to arrive on Wednesday.