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Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou of Maersk said to pile up misery on importers during Covid-19

KARACHI: Covid-19 came as one of the biggest challenges to human life and the world economy but it brought huge windfalls to Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk in Pakistan, who allegedly exploited the situation to the hilt and made billions of rupees in the name of demurrage and detention charges from importers. On the other hand, ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk mega scandal case: Importers demand special body to save them from blackmail

KARACHI: Importers have called for setting up a special committee to ensure the implementation of laws to save them from the extortion, blackmail and exploitation of Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk in a mega scandal of illegal collection of demurrage and detention charges. Office-bearers of top chambers of commerce and industry have expressed their grave concern ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk Rs610 billion scam case: NAB to probe ‘robbing’ of importers

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate extortion of huge amounts from importers in the name of demurrage and detention charges. According to a newspaper report, importers are being forced to pay huge amounts on each consignment on one pretext or the other and the NAB has decided to probe it. The latest development has come after ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Maersk, involved in massive money laundering?

KARACHI: Billions of dollars are laundered out of Pakistan every year and many international and national companies and individuals are involved in it. Maersk, which controls the shipping line business in the country, with its managing director Aruna Hussain, is one of the companies, which make illegal profits, flout laws, evade taxes and send the ill-gotten money abroad through illegal ... Read More »

Maersk CEO Soren, MD Aruna, DP World chairman Sultan Sulayem, CEO Junaid continue to bleed Pakistan

KARACHI: Traders, Importers, and Customs Agents have not been extended any relief in demurrage and detention charges despite the government has been repeatedly reminded of the high-handedness of port terminals DP World / QICT and shipping lines Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd amid Covid-19 which has destroyed the entire fabric of national economy. Maersk Shipping Line’s CEO Søren Skou, Maersk Pakistan ... Read More »

Rs400b cases against Maersk CEO Soren, MD Aruna, DP World chairman Sultan Sulayem, CEO Junaid: President urged to intervene

KARACHI: Maersk Shipping Line’s CEO Søren Skou, Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd MD Aruna Hussain, DP World / QICT Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, CEO Junaid Zamir and GM Cyrus Khursigara are allegedly involved in multi-billion dollars demurrage and detention scam case and they are bleeding the countrymen with additional demurrage and detention charges. They are reportedly facing Rs 400 billion ... Read More »

FPCCI VP Khurram Aijaz plays key role to get 15 free days period at ports by KPT

KARACHI: In view the hardship being faced by businesses due to Covid19, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has allowed 15 working days as free period instead of 5, applicable from 25 March to 30 April, 2020. FPCCI Vice President Khurram Aijaz played important role to get this relief for importers and traders. FPCCI Vice President Khurram Aijaz in his letter on ... Read More »

Shipping Alert! Maersk shipments en route may not reach Pakistan in case of blocking of user ID

KARACHI: Shipping company Maersk shipments en route may not reach Pakistan in case of blocking of its user ID by the FBR and the Customs Department due to noncompliance of advise issued by the govt department. FBR and Customs Department advised shipping lines and terminal operators to waive demurrage and detention charges and give free extra time at ports due ... Read More »

Customs Today wins national cause, ECC approves 5 to 15 free days for containers

ISLAMABAD: On the proposal moved by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs led by Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved the KPT Board Resolution for extension in existing free period from 5 working days to 15 working days for cargo/containers landing with effect from 25-3-2020 till 30-4-2020. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. ... Read More »

QICT, Maersk case: Customs Dept. not able to implement law, NAB asked to intervene

KARACHI: Traders, Importers and Customs Agents said FBR and Customs Department miserably failed to implement the existing laws regarding demurrage and detention charges as companies like DP World / Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd have become a ‘shipping mafia’, only working to take benefit of these difficult times and looting the nation on Covid-19 disaster. ... Read More »

FPCCI lambastes shipping lines on detention charges

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has reacted to the claims of shipping lines that they would suffer loss if detention charges were waived, and dubbed their claims as untrue. FPCCI Vice President Khurran Aijaz said international trade had almost shut down and there were no export shipments from Pakistan. “There is no export to ... Read More »

Habibullah, Junaid, Aruna CEOs of QICT, Maersk, shipping a ‘mafia’ in COVID disaster?

KARACHI: Traders Associations, Importers and Customs Agents are demanding waiver of demurrages, detention and port charges to avoid the economic system from further collapse as ‘shipping mafia’ and private terminals are said to be looting the nation due to non-implementation of existing laws. Importers are demanding 100% waiver of demurrage and detention charges and extension in free time till the ... Read More »

Habibullah, Junaid, Aruna CEOs of QICT, Maersk looting nation on coronavirus tragedy?

KARACHI: CEOs and high-ups of DP World / Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd including Habibullah Khan, Junaid Zamir and Aruna Hussain are allegedly looting the nation on coronavirus tragedy. In line with section 14 A of the Customs Act 1969, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs has reportedly decided to waive port demurrages and extend free ... Read More »

Habibullah, Junaid, Aruna, 65 officials of QICT, Maersk claim to hide Rs 610 billion worth NAB files?

KARACHI: Inquiry against Habibullah Khan, alleged owner of the DP World / Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT), Junaid Zameer, Aruna Hussain and other 65 officials of DP World / QICT and Maersk, in country’s biggest ports and shipping scandal, is reportedly facing delay and these officials are said to have claimed hiding Rs 610 billion worth NAB files. According to ... Read More »

NAB expedites inquiry against Habibullah Khan and 65 officials of QICT, Maersk in multi-billion scam case

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is said to have expedited inquiry against Habibullah Khan, alleged owner of the DP World / Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT) and other 65 officials of QICT and Maersk, in country’s biggest ports and shipping scandal. According to details, the inquiry was approved by the NAB’s Executive Board meeting held under the Chairmanship of ... Read More »

Maersk, UMA offices raided; CEO in hiding to evade arrest

KARACHI: Authorities raided offices of Maersk Lines and United Marines Agency (UMA) to arrest their high-ups but could not apprehend anyone from their premises. Sources said NAB authorities had raided offices of the UMA to arrest their high-ups in tax evasion and illegal demurrage and detention scam cases. These both above-mentioned companies are allegedly involved in multi-billion dollar corruption, tax ... Read More »

Indians at QICT, Maersk attempt biological war on Pakistan from the sea port?

KARACHI: India’s dangerous game started in Pakistan with discreet control of the DP World / Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Indian officials appointed at key posts in these companies are playing havoc with lives of innocent Pakistanis through spread of toxic gas and Coronavirus in the country by the sea port, but Pak Army and ... Read More »

Indians at QICT, Maersk launch biological war on Pakistan from the sea port?

KARACHI: India’s dangerous game started in Pakistan with discreet control of the DP World / Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Indian officials appointed at key posts in these companies are playing havoc with lives of innocent Pakistanis through spread of toxic gas and Coronavirus in the country by the sea port, but Pak Army and ... Read More »

QICT, Maersk conspire to spread Coronavirus from the sea port in Pakistan?

KARACHI: DP World / M/s Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) Pvt Ltd and M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd are allegedly conspiring to spread Coronavirus from the sea port in Pakistan because they have not yet implemented the health advisory issued by Directorate of Health Establishment, Islamabad after spread of coronavirus from China to other countries through sea ports. As per ... Read More »

Govt should take strict action against QICT, Maersk for bleeding businessmen: Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi

MULTAN: Government should take strict action against DP World / Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd for spoiling business environment through blackmailing for collection of additional demurrage and detention charges for the clearance of shipments from genuine importers. He said that collection of exorbitant demurrage and detention charges by the shipping companies on clearance of import ... Read More »