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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Four ships namely C.V CMA CGM Lamartine, C.V Maersk Hardford, M.T FSL London and M.T Eupen carrying containers with 18.750 tonnes Palm oil and 4,500 tonnes LPG were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid cargo Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively on Wednesday, 14th January-2015.Meanwhile another containers ship CMA CGM Florida also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim.Berth Occupancy was observed at the Port at fifty percent on Wednesday, where seven ships namely, C.V CMA CGM Lamartine, C.V Maersk hardford, C.V Northern Jaugar, M.V Hyderabad, M.V Sino-6, M.T Eupen were occupied PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Coal, Fertilizer, Palm oil and LPG respectively during last 24 hours. Cargo Throughput:A cargo volume of 77,786 tonnes, comprises 47,538 tonnes imports and 30,248 tonnes exports inclusive containerized cargo carried in 3,375 Containers (TEUs) (1,783 imports and 1,592 exports TEUs) were handled at the Port during last 24 hours. Departures:Container ...

Cargo handling activity at Karachi Port increases by 4.75pc KARACHI: Karachi Port has witnessed 4.75 per cent increase in cargo handling during first half of the financial year 2014-15, against the corresponding period of 2013- 14, said Karachi Port Trust statement here on Thursday.Current financial year's handling of dry cargo has increased by 4.79% with handling 14.982 million tonnes whereas it remained at 14.297 million tonnes during July- December of last financial year. Similar performance is shown by the liquid bulk cargo which has ...
KPT registers marked improvement in cargo, container handling KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust authorities on Monday claimed to had achieved around 4.75% growth in varied categories of cargo handling and 6.05% in container handling during first six half of current fiscal year 2014-2015 as compared to past six months in 2013-2014.Officials sharing details of improved performance of KPT said current fiscal year's handling of Dry Cargo has registered a growth of 4.79% turning to be 14.982 million tones compared to 14.297 million tones in ...
Illegal LPG refilling goes unchecked RAWALPINDI: Decanting Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) shifting from one cylinder to another is illegal but with the shortage of gas and CNG, it is going on here unabated.Due to unavailability of gas and low gas pressure, LPG cylinders are in high demand, both domestically and commercially. Resultantly illegal LPG refilling shops have mushroomed in every nook and corner of the city.Illegal outlets are found in the following areas Tench Bhatta, Peoples Colony, Dhoke Syedian, Raja ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Four ships C.V Safmarine Ngami, C.V ACX Crystal, C.V MSC Alessia and M.T Genuine Venus carrying containers and palm oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Containers Terminal berth # 5, 6 & 8 and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively at Port Qasim on Monday.Meanwhile two more ships C.V CMA CGM Racien and M.T FSL London with containers and palm oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the last 24 hours.Berth occupancy ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln