Large container ships collide in Karachi Port; Reports for 21 floating containers; Port temporarily closed (Video)

Large container ships collide in Karachi Port; Reports for 21 floating containers; Port temporarily closed (Video)

Two heavy loaded ships collided at Pakistan's Karachi port on Monday. The Hapag-Lloyd's 8,000-TEU container ship Tolten while entering the port collided with berthed 6,350-TEU container ship Hamburg Bay at South Asia …
Mar 20, 2018 /  Accidents
Milaha launches fastest container service between Pakistan and Qatar

Milaha launches fastest container service between Pakistan and Qatar

Milaha has announced the launch of a direct service between Pakistan and Qatar. The new service, called PQX (Pakistan Qatar Express Service), will operate weekly between the Port of Karachi, Pakistan and Hamad Port, …
Aug 29, 2017 /  Curious
New direct service between Hamad and Karachi Ports launched

New direct service between Hamad and Karachi Ports launched

Qatar's Hamad port welcomed Sunday the container vessel "Libra", marking the first call of the weekly direct service between Hamad Port and Port of Karachi, Pakistan under PGS (Pakistan – Gulf service) provided by …
Aug 17, 2017 /  Curious
Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

At least 12 Pakistani workers were killed and more than 50 injured on Tuesday after a huge blast ripped through an oil tanker at a ship-breaking yard, trapping others inside the vessel, local officials said. The leader …
Nov 2, 2016 /  Accidents
Maersk Karachi Update: Toxic Sludge Still To Be Disposed Of

Maersk Karachi Update: Toxic Sludge Still To Be Disposed Of

The disposal process regarding the Maersk Karachi’s toxic waste took far more time than initially expected. There was no set date for pumping the sludge out of the vessel’s hull. The Eurogate port …
Jul 27, 2015 /  Accidents
Chinese Submarine Vessel Lurking In India’s Waters

Chinese Submarine Vessel Lurking In India’s Waters

Given the Arabian Sea’s turbulent political condition at the moment, this case definitely ranks as being the most alarming incident that has taken place in a long time. Last month, India’s Navy raised a big …
Jun 29, 2015 /  Curious
Maersk Karachi on fire

Maersk Karachi on fire

Fire erupted on board the unfortunate Maersk Karachi on May 22 at around midday at the NTB Terminal in Bremerhaven. It is believed the the fire was caused by salvage works, involving torches, that were being carried …
May 25, 2015 /  Accidents
Container crane boom collapses onto Maersk Karachi, one missing

Container crane boom collapses onto Maersk Karachi, one missing

Rescue and salvage works are ongoing in the container terminal in Bremerhaven following an accident involving Maersk Karachi. Photo: Krijn Hamelink Yesterday night, the boom of a container crane broke and …
May 14, 2015 /  Accidents