It has been learnt that a proposal had been forwarded to the Ministry of Railways for laying four kilometer train tracks connecting PIBT
to Jumagoth junction to facilitate coal transportation at a greater level.
It was learnt that in 2017, a proposal was forwarded to the Ministry of Railways with regard to laying four-kilometer-long rail tracks connecting PIBT
to Jumagoth junction to facilitate coal transportation, but the ministry failed to execute the plan.
"The signing of supplementary implementation agreement is awaited, and we hope to get it done soon," PIBT
CEO Shariq Siddiqui said.
This was the first ever consignment of pet coke at PIBT
which is more difficult to handle than normal coal due to its smaller size, however, it was handled with utmost efficiency and record turnaround time for the vessel in an environmental-friendly manner.
Documents available with The Express Tribune revealed that PIBT
had been instructed by the Supreme Court to collect existing cargo handling charges after coal handling was stopped at Karachi Port.
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"Uber delivers high quality service throughout the world and the PIBT
is proud to partner with it in order to introduce a reliable transportation option in Punjab," said PIBT
Chairman Dr Umar Saif.
Port Qasim Authority has signed a $130 million contract with China Harbour Works for constructing the country's first dirty cargo terminal at Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT
), at Port Qasim.
Five ships, Maersk Brooklyn, Nagoya Express, IVS Wentworth Epic Sicily and Milha Raslaffan carrying Containers, Coal, LPG and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, PIBT
, EVTL and EETL on Thursday.
Six ships APL New York, Maersk Hartford, Spring Melody, BBG Integrity, Navig-8 Spica and Golden Brilliant carrying Containers, Coal, Canola, Chemicals and Palm oil are expected to take berths at QICT, PIBT
, FAP, EVTL and LCT respectively on Tuesday.
Located in Bin Qasim Town's area of Deh Ghangiyaro, the project was propAosed by the Pakistan InteArnational Bulk Terminal (PIBT
) - which is presently handling the country's largest quantity of coal of about 8m tonnes at its jetty out of a total of 20m tonnes the country is importing annually.
He also congratulated the APSA for holding APSA Cricket Tournament that was won by the PIBT