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Pakistan Navy flotilla, submarine visits Oman port

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ships Rah Naward and Madadgar along with PN Submarine Hamza visited Port Sultan Bin Qaboos of Oman as part of overseas deployment. Upon arrival at port, Pakistan Navy flotilla was received by Defence Attaché of Pakistan at

Explosion at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port after ship catches fire

DUBAI: A container ship anchored at Dubai’s port caught fire late on Wednesday, causing a huge explosion that sent tremors across the commercial hub. The blaze sent up giant orange flames on a vessel at the crucial Jebel Ali port,

Gwadar Port has potential to develop into regional hub: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said India has nuclearized the Indian Ocean and continues to induct advanced weapons systems and naval delivery platforms in pursuit of its hegemonic designs. Addressing the International Maritime Conference in Karachi, the foreign minister

Karachi port handled 894,017 tonnes of cargo last week

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust kept cargo handling operations active at the Keamari and Port Qasim ports during the outgoing week. A total volume of 894,017 tonnes was handled at the Karachi port which included 676,689 tonnes imports and 217,319

Fire tenders to be shipped from China for Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: A batch of fire tenders is ready for shipment at a port in China and will be loaded on a vessel tomorrow bound for Karachi. A Chinese company has exported a batch of 52 state-of-art fire-trucks to Karachi to

Third vessel carrying 69,000 tonnes wheat reaches Karachi port

KARACHI: The third vessel namely MV Coventy carrying 69,000 metric tonnes of wheat from Ukraine has reached Karachi port. A total of 195,000 metric tonnes wheat has been imported through three vessels since last week of August by the private

Hong Kong-based port operator to invest $240 mn in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Port Holdings will invest approximately $240 million into Pakistan that will significantly increase container terminal capacity at the Karachi Port. In this regard, a delegation of Hutchison Port Holdings led by their Group Managing