Daily cargo handling report of Karachi Port Trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 157,033 tons of cargo comprising 121,498 Tones of import cargo and 35,535 Tons of export cargo during last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 121,498 comprised of 55,421 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 14,022 Tons of Bulk Cargo, 480 Tons of DAP and 51,575 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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KCCI appeals for immediate release of containers and waiver of demurrages

Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has strongly denounced the non-clearance of containers at the ports subsequent to the ban imposed on luxury items. The ban was imposed on 85 categories of luxury items vide SRO 598 (i)/2022 which was issued on May 19, 2022.… Continue

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Boskalis opens a new offshore renewables office in Providence, Rhode Island

Boskalis, with a presence in the US market spanning more than forty years, has recently opened a new office to support the rapidly developing US offshore wind market along the east coast. The office, located in Providence, Rhode Island, will serve as the Boskalis renewables hub from which multiple project teams will be supported.… Continue

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Boskalis announces EGM date and publishes Position Statement in connection with HAL Offer

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has taken note of the press release issued by HAL Holding N.V. (HAL) on 24 June 2022 in which it formally announced the launch of its public offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Boskalis (the Offer).… Continue

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Boskalis completes sale of KST and Maju to Rimorchiatori Mediterranei

Boskalis and its co-shareholder KS Investments Pte. Ltd. (Keppel) have completed the sale of their equity stakes in their harbor towage activities in Singapore and Malaysia (Keppel Smit Towage Pte Ltd and Maju Maritime Pte Ltd) to Rimorchiatori Mediterranei S.p.A. The intended sale was announced on 15 November 2021.… Continue

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Boskalis vessels switch to green shore power facility in Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Eneco are going to construct shore-based power facilities in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam (the Netherlands) so that moored Boskalis vessels can run on green electricity instead of fossil fuels. The shore-based power installation will be built on the Boskalis site in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.… Continue

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Nautical Institute, Pakistan celebrates the annual Day of the Seafarer

By Capt. Asim Iqbal

The Nautical Institute, Pakistan Branch this year, once again, celebrated the annual Day of the Seafarer in KPT STAFF COLLEGE, Lalazar today. It was an eye-catching motto: “Every seafarer’s journey is different, but they all face similar challenges”.… Continue

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Daily cargo handling report of Karachi Port Trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 143,180 tons of cargo comprising 95,242 Tones of import cargo and 47,938 Tons of export cargo during last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 95,242 comprised of 40,238 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 10,592 Tons of Bulk Cargo and 44,412 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Boskalis update on HAL offer

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has taken note of the press release issued earlier today by HAL Holding N.V. (HAL) in which it formally announces the launch of its public offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Boskalis (the Offer).… Continue

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Daily cargo handling report of Karachi Port Trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 115,728 tons of cargo comprising 90,672 Tones of import cargo and 25,056 Tons of export cargo during last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 90,672 comprised of 20,490 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 13,608 Tons of Bulk Cargo and 56,574 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Hutchison Ports Pakistan to sponsor technical training for the underprivileged youth

Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s deep-water container terminal, has partnered with The Hunar Foundation to support the underprivileged young students in Pakistan. The partnership is part of Hutchison Ports Pakistan’s CSR programme titled ‘Teach for Tomorrow’, which is in line with Hutchison Ports’ Dock School educational initiative and is designed to provide financial support and technical training to facilitate the youth to build their future. … Continue

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Boskalis wins summary proceedings against payment of EUR 39.5 million

In light of European sanctions legislation, Boskalis suspended its activities on a Russian LNG project earlier this year. In response to this decision, the client Saren B.V. was of the opinion that there was a breach of contract and consequently made a claim for payment of EUR 39.5 million under the bank guarantees.… Continue

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World Oceans Day seminar advocates holistic approach, int’l laws for conservation of oceans

For the conservation, protection, and management of the oceans a holistic approach is required which must include the implementation of international laws, behavioral change communication, capacity-building, employment of scientific innovations, and stakeholders’ collaboration at national, regional, and global level.

This was unanimously observed during a hybrid seminar at Bahria University titled “Blue Talks: Enhancing the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans and their Resources by Implementing International Laws”, which was jointly organized by the National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA), Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), and the Portuguese Embassy in Pakistan.… Continue

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Pakistan to stop marine pollution, revive marine fisheries and nurture the ocean

Pakistan is taking measures to stop marine pollution, revive marine fisheries and nurture the ocean. Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Pakistan, has a plan to celebrate World Ocean Day 2022. It includes Mangroves Plantation Activity, Beach Cleaning Drive, workshop and roadmap.

Pakistan welcomes the World Bank and other stakeholders’ role in sustainable measures in making of Blue Economy Development Roadmap in the country.… Continue

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DP World and CDPQ announce US$5 billion investment in strategic assets in the UAE

DP World and CDPQ, a global investment group, announced today an investment of US$5 billion (CA$6.3 billion) in three of DP World’s flagship UAE assets. CDPQ will invest US$2.5 billion in the Jebel Ali Port, the Jebel Ali Free Zone and the National Industries Park through a new joint venture in which it will hold a stake of approximately 22%, with the remainder of the transaction being financed by debt.… Continue

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Boskalis and HAL reach agreement on non-financial terms of offer; Boskalis neutral on price

Reference is made to the press releases of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) dated 10 March 2022, 8 April 2022 and 12 May 2022 in connection with HAL Holding N.V.’s (HAL) intention to make a voluntary public offer for Boskalis, as set forth in HAL’s press release of 10 March 2022.… Continue

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A profile of Prantik Group of Bangladesh

Prantik stands as one of the most trusted names in the region of comprehensive, end-to-end solutions in the marine industry in Bangladesh and beyond since 1998. Each of our portfolio companies specializes in a distinct market segment and provides a unique value proposition to our esteemed clientele worldwide – from Texan energy giants to logistics titans in Europe, all the way to Chinese salvage masters in the Far East.… Continue

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Boskalis receives approval for sale KST and Maju to Rimorchiatori Mediterrane

Boskalis and its co-shareholder KS Investments Pte. Ltd. (Keppel) have received the approval from the regulatory agencies in Singapore for the sale of their harbor towage activities in Singapore and Malaysia to Rimorchiatori Mediterranei S.p.A. The intended sale with the regulatory approval as a condition precedent was announced late last year.… Continue

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A roundtable meeting to review CSR projects, and socio-economic development under CPEC

The initiatives in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) undertaken by China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC) and other Chinese firms in Gwadar are appreciable and aimed in the right direction. However, effective development communication and positive engagement with local communities are critical for these projects’ effectiveness and long-term success.… Continue

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Shan Foods onboards HashMove for digitized international logistics

Shan Foods, leading global food brand, has signed an agreement with HashMove, a global multi-modal logistics platform, for the digital transformation of its international logistics – facilitating streamlined and rapid movement of exports worldwide.

Through this partnership, HashMove will roll out a digital supply chain with an end-to-end logistics ecosystem under its Enterprise Logistics Marketplace (ELM) platform.… Continue

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DP World expands ambitious sustainability strategy

DP World, a leading global end-to-end logistics provider, today made a new commitment to safeguard ocean health, with the additional duty to increase access to clean water, sanitation provisions, and protect aquatic biodiversity. This new commitment will be one of DP World’s three legacy focus areas under its ‘Our World, Our Future’ sustainability strategy.… Continue

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Daily cargo handling report of Karachi port trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 303,950 tons of cargo comprising 175,967 Tones of import cargo and 127,983 Tons of export cargo during last 48 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 175,967 comprised of 60,311 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 29,376 Tons of Bulk Cargo,8,534 Tons of DAP, 800 Tons of Iron, 9,817 Tons of Soya Bean Seeds and 67,129 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Daily cargo handling report of Karachi port trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 137,433 tons of cargo comprising 111,311 Tones of import cargo and 26,122 Tons of export cargo during the last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 111,311 comprised of 28,926 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 23,319 Tons of Bulk Cargo and 59,066 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Daily cargo handling report of Karachi Port Trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 194,364 tons of cargo comprising 142,219 Tones of import cargo and 52,145 Tons of export cargo during last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 142,219 comprised of 47,807 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 22,561 Tons of Bulk Cargo, 2,959 Tons of Soya Bean Seeds and 68,892 Tons of Oil and Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Cost saving rice export from KPT

The foreign flag vessel – MV Pretty Sight at Berth no 4 Karachi Port in Pakistan loading bulk Rice for Belgium & Spain. It is the first time the rice is brought in Jumbo bags and opened in the vessel’s hatch to export in bulk and Jumbo bags, thereby reducing costs.… Continue

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