Berth occupancy was managed at the port at 50 percent on Wednesday where a total of nine ships including Northern Magnum, MSC Al-Ghero, Eternal Trump, Wsh Way, Da De White Purl, Star Trader, Genuine Galaxy and New Naxos were occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, dredger, general cargo, LPG, soya bean seeds, palm oil and furnace oil
respectively during the last 24 hours.
All oil storages and bowsers (tankers) are brimming with furnace oil
while the pipelines (used to transport oil from the refineries to power plants) are choked with oil,' he said.
This decision will ease pressure on refineries which have been on verge of shutdown due to non-lifting of furnace oil
and crippled production of JP1 and JP8 fuel for aviation industry and the airforce.
The petroleum division official said the problem of very low or zero usage of local furnace oil
persisted and, unless addressed, would lead to product shortfalls to the market.
T Ginga Tiger and Al-Mahfooza were occupied PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Coal, Canola Seeds, Soya Bean Seeds, Chemicals, Palm oil and Furnace oil
Efforts to raise furnace oil
consumptions had been raised with power division said an official at the petroleum division but response received hadn't been positive.
T Umm Bab carrying Containers, Soya Bean, Furnace oil
and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, FAP, FOTCO and EETL respectively on Monday, while C.
As the contribution in the power generation through furnace oil
has been around 33 percent, the government was forced to allow decrease in tariff through monthly fuel adjustment.
In 2009, PSO and KESC signed a Fuel Supply Agreement, according to which PSO will have to supply up to 33,000 tons of furnace oil
to KESC every month for 10 years.
Berth occupancy was maintained at Port at 53% on Wednesday where a total of eight ships namely, Maersk Salina, MSC Algeciras, Da De, Orient Rise, Iris-II, Gas Ethereal, Umm Bab and Desert Rose were occupied PQA berth to load/offload Containers, General Cargo, Coal, Chemicals, LPG, Soya Bean Seeds, Soya Bean oil, LNG and Furnace oil
KARACHI -- Five ships, Express Black Sea, Trade Unity, Quetta, Ummbab and Black Pearl carrying containers, coal, canola seeds, furnace oil
and LPG were allotted berths at Qasim International Container
It will not be out of place to note that furnace oil
is approximately 2.