Daily cargo handling report of Karachi port trust

The Karachi Port Trust handled 94,215 tons of cargo comprising 70,460 Tones of import cargo and 23,755 Tons of export cargo during last 24 Hrs ending at 0700 Hours.

TOTAL IMPORT CARGO:

The total import cargo of 70,460 comprised of 24,203 Tons of Containerized Cargo, 16,257 Tons of Bulk Cargo, 4,656 Tons of DAP, 4,319 Tons of Palm Kernel Expeller and 21,025 Tons of Oil/Liquid Cargo.… Continue

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Boskalis secures multiple dredging contracts in Germany

Boskalis recently secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. These dredging contracts carry a combined value of EUR 45 million for Boskalis and will all commence in the coming months.

The first contract was awarded by the German Waterways and Shipping Office WSA Weser-Jade-Nordsee to upgrade the existing coastal defense on the island of Wangerooge to provide flood protection to the island’s residents.… Continue

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DP World Joins with Tradelens to Digitise global supply chains

DP World, a leading enabler of global trade, has completed the early stages of integration with TradeLens, a blockchain-based digital container logistics platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM).

The collaboration between DP World and the TradeLens platform will help accelerate the digitisation of global supply chains.… Continue

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DP World to build and operate new logistics hub in MALI

Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension with the Republic of Mali to build and operate a 1000-hectare modern logistics hub outside of Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali. The multimodal logistics platform, Mali Logistics Hub (MLH), will have inland container depots (ICD) and Container Freight Stations (CFS) that will facilitate the import and export of goods.… Continue

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KPT to contribute towards diamer-bhasha and mohmand dams fund

As a demonstration of strong support to raise major water reservoirs, the Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter responding to the positive gesture of Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Honorable Justice Saqib Nisar, has announced that officers and employees of Karachi Port Trust will also contribute towards the national cause through donation of their pays.… Continue

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PNSC’s CBA charter of demands

Mr. Rizwan Ahmed, Chairman of Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is receiving charter of demands for the years 2018-20 from members of workers’ union (CBA). Photo shows Executive Director (Administration), PNSC, Brig (Retd) Rashid Siddiqi along with others on the occasion.… Continue

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Dubai Trade World to create logistics community system in Dominican Republic

A new electronic trade portal that will enable trade and make life easier for business has been launched in the Dominican Republic by Dubai Trade World (DT World). As a subsidiary of DP World, DT World will provide its ‘Mawani’ system that connects logistics services onto one platform, as well as management and consultancy services to DR Trade – a new joint venture company formed by DP World Caucedo and the Haina International Terminal.… Continue

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The Port of Prince Rupert and DP World agree for next phase of Prince Rupert Fairview terminal expansion

The Port of Prince Rupert and DP World have agreed on terms of a project development plan that outlines the next phase of expansion for the DP World Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal. The Phase 2B expansion will increase annual throughput capacity at Canada’s second largest container terminal to 1.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) when complete in 2022.… Continue

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DP World joins world ocean council

Global trade enabler DP World has become the first company in its sector to join the World Ocean Council (WOC) as part of its leadership journey to actively engage in the protection of the world’s oceans. By becoming a member of the growing international multi-industry alliance on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” DP World will commence, enhance and advance our role as a responsible leadership company.… Continue

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Businesses unite in bid to achieve U.N. sustainable development goals

Business leaders in Dubai met recently to discuss harnessing their employee resources to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mobilising volunteering programmes to achieve sustainable change by 2030 was the focus of a Leadership Forum organised by DP World and Emirates NBD as part of IMPACT 2030 – the only international private-sector led coalition aligning employee resources to achieve the goals which focus on key global issues such as poverty, inequality and climate change.… Continue

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Prime Minister inaugurates Pakistan’s first purpose-built DWCT

Hutchison Ports Pakistan has announced the formal inauguration of its purpose-built, deep-water container terminal in the Port of Karachi – the first of its kind in the country yesterday. The ceremony was led by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, demonstrating the importance of the terminal to Pakistan’s development.… Continue

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Mohammed bin Rashid attends launch of DP World Cargospeed

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today attended the launch of DP World Cargospeed, a new global company created through a partnership between global trade enabler DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, to provide hyperloop-enabled cargo systems to support the fast, sustainable and efficient delivery of palletised cargo.… Continue

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Mohammed bin Rashid attends launch of DP World Cargospeed

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today attended the launch of DP World Cargospeed, a new global company created through a partnership between global trade enabler DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, to provide hyperloop-enabled cargo systems to support the fast, sustainable and efficient delivery of palletised cargo.… Continue

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A high level Iranian delegation visits KPT

A high level Iranian delegation of 30 members led by Federal Minister for Roads and Urbanization of Iran, His Excellency Mr. Abbas Akhundi, visited Karachi Port Trust on 13th April 2018 to explore avenues available under the CPEC regime in Pakistan.… Continue

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KPT says molasses leakage at oil installation area

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has said on April 07 that a molasses leakage incident took place in a private terminal “Pakistan Molasses Company (PMC)” yard at (Shireen Jinnah Colony), near Karachi port yesterday. The terminal is a private entity, however, KPT has provided all rescue and medical support to the terminal and the Crisis Management Center of KPT immediately started rescue operations.Continue

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DP World wins 30-year concession for greenfield port of Banana

DP World has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small coastline of 37 kilometres, which currently only has the riverine port of Matadi.… Continue

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DP World to acquire stake in Kazakhstan’s special economic zones

Global trade enabler DP World and the government of Kazakhstan signed two framework agreements in Abu Dhabi today relating to the acquisition, governance and management of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Aktau and Khorgos. DP World has been providing management services to the Port of Aktau, Kazakhstan’s main cargo and bulk terminal on the Caspian Sea, and Khorgos SEZ, which is strategically situated on the China-Kazakhstan border and has been acting as the primary transit point for trans-Eurasian cargo trains for more than four years.… Continue

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