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KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 27

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Monday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) Berth Vacant… ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 2 Pace Worth D. Chemical East Wind 27/01/20 11/12 Maa Saleha Begum L. Clinkers Crystal Sea 22/01/20 13/14 Apiradee Naree L. Clinkers Crystal Sea 25/01/20 14/15 Tomini Ability ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 24

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Friday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Khairpur D. Jet Oil Trans Maritime 24/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1/2 Clearocean Mariam L. Naptha Alpine 19/01/20 2 Al Mahboobah D. Chemical Wilhelmsen 20/01/20 11/12 Maa Saleh Begum L. Clinkers Crystal Sea ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 23

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Thursday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Lahore D. Crude Oil PNSC 22/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1/2 Clearocean Mariam L. Naptha Alpine 19/01/20 2 Al Mahboobah D. Chemical Wilhelmsen 20/01/20 4 Aramis D. Gen.Cargo Sea Hawks 20/01/20 11/12 Maa ... Read More »

Hong Kong port loses a million teu as PRD undergoes a ‘transformation’

Hong Kong’s container volumes fell by over a million teu last year, pushing the transhipment hub down to eighth place in the global container port rankings. The port’s throughput fell 6.3%, to 18.36m teu, down more than 1.2m teu on 2018, according to figures from the Hong Kong marine department. By comparison, Shanghai maintained its top position with a 3.1% ... Read More »

First Australian port attains sustainability certification

EcoPorts, the global standard for environmental sustainability in the ports sector, has officially certified an Australian port for the first time. Port of Newcastle has become the first port in Australia or New Zealand to attain the certification. EcoPorts certified Port of Newcastle under its Port Environmental Review System (PERS) following stringent independent tests by Lloyd’s Register to measure the ... Read More »

KPT ships movement, cargo handling report Jan 22

KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships and cargo handling at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Wednesday. SHIPS BERTHED: Cosco Pacific Container Ship KMTC Mumbai Container Ship JY Guardianship General Cargo AS Paola Container Ship M.T. Lahore Tanker Glovis Sirius car Carrier SHIPS SAILED: Cosco Pacific Gsl Manet Le Li ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 21

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Tuesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Roy Maersk L.HSFO Transtrade 18/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1/2 Clearocean Mariam L. Naptha Alpine 19/01/20 2 Al Mahboobah D. Chemical Wilhelmsen 20/01/20 13/14 V Fulmar L. Clinkers Bulk-Sh. 19/01/20 ALONG SIDE(P.I.C.T): 6/7 ... Read More »

KPT ships movement, cargo handling report on Jan 20

KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships and cargo handling at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 48 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Monday. SHIPS BERTHED: Kota Gunawan Container Ship Roy Maersk Tanker Grace Clinkers Le Li General Cargo Clearocean Tanker V Fulmar Clinkers Dolphin I I Container Ship Positive Leader car Carrier SHIPS SAILED: Xin Los ... Read More »

Morocco, Turkey agree to review terms of free trade agreement

Morocco and Turkey have agreed to review a free trade agreement signed in 2004 to ensure more balanced trade relations between the two countries, Agence Marocaine De Presse (MAP) reported on Wednesday. Morocco has been threatening to walk out of the agreement since last year over complaints that while Turkish products have flooded into Moroccan markets as a result of ... Read More »

KPT ships movement, cargo handling report Jan 17

KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships and cargo handling at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Friday. SHIPS BERTHED: Mol Grandeur Container Ship Xin Los Angles Container Ship Liana Tanker SHIPS SAILED: Liberty Promise Oriental Marguerite APL Chongqing YM Excellence CARGO HANDLING TURNOVER: The total cargo handled at the Karachi ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 16

  KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Thursday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Tectus D. Mogas GAC 15/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Chemroute Brilliant L. Ethanol East Wind 16/01/20 2 Oriental Marguerite L. Ethanol East Wind 15/01/20 10/11 Ksl Qingyang D. Gen.Cargo Sea Hawks ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 15

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Wednesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Shalamar D. Crude Oil PNSC 12/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 2 Oriental Marguerite L. Ethanol East Wind 15/01/20 11/12 Glovis Maria D. Coke Wilhelmsen 12/01/20 ALONG SIDE(P.I.C.T): 6/7 Botany Bay D. L. Cnt. ... Read More »

UK ports expect smooth Brexit, as volumes decline after stockpiling spike

BREXIT is likely to roll out smoothly on the UK waterfront on the last day of this month, although throughput volumes are on a continuing downward trajectory following a stockpiling spike in the last quarter of 2018, according to ports industry sources. While Britain is formally departing from the European Union on January 31, existing arrangements on customs, excise and ... Read More »

Singapore’s shipping throughput hits record high

Singapore’s shipping throughput hit an all-time high last year despite weak global economic activity and challenges such as the trade war between the United States and China. A total of 37.2 million shipping containers, or 20ft equivalent units (TEUs), were handled here last year, up 1.6 per cent on 2018. Total cargo throughput fell slightly to 626.2 million tonnes, from ... Read More »

KPT ships movement, cargo handling report Jan 14

KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships and cargo handling at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Tuesday. SHIPS BERTHED: Botany Bay Container Ship SHIPS SAILED: Diyala CSCL Sydney CARGO HANDLING TURNOVER: The total cargo handled at the Karachi Port during the last 24 hours closed at 72,450 Metric Tons. The ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 13

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Monday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Shalamar D. Crude Oil PNSC 12/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1 Bay Spirit D. Base Oil Sinotrans 12/01/20 2 Sea Ambition D. Chemical Alpine 13/01/20 11/12 Glovis Maria D. Coke Wilhelmsen 12/01/20 ALONG ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 10

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Friday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Karachi D. Crude Oil PNSC 10/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1/2 Ginga Cougar D. Base Oil GAC 09/01/20 13/14 Almar L. Clinkers Crystal Sea 10/01/20 16/17 San Sebastian D. DAP WMA Shipcare 06/01/20 ... Read More »

In the zone at Jebel Ali port

With a multi-tier parking facility holding around 27,000 car equivalent units (CEU), Jebel Ali is the biggest port in the Middle East and the 11th largest worldwide. The port has four terminals connecting to more than 150 other ports through 80 weekly services, and its activity accounts for 26.1% of Dubai’s GDP. In 2018, 82% of Dubai’s automotive trade passed ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report Jan 8

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Wednesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II Lahore D. Crude Oil PNSC 06/01/20 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 16/17 San Sebastian D. DAP WMA Shipcare 06/01/20 ALONG SIDE(P.I.C.T): 8/9 Coral Star D. L. Cnt. East Wind 06/01/20 ALONG SIDE(South Wharf): Berth ... Read More »

COSCO vessel catches fire

KLANG: A COSCO-owned vessel TEU COSCO Pacific 062W has been forced to make an emergency port call after reportedly catching fire in the Arabian Sea. According to Maritime Bulletin, the 10,000 TEU COSCO Pacific was en route from Port Klang, Malaysia, to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), India, when a fire broke out in the cargo hold on January 4, ... Read More »