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PakistanÂ’s first coal & cement terminal begins operations

PakistanÂ’s first coal & cement terminal begins operations

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT), the neighbouring countryÂ’s first coal and cement handling facility has started commercial operations at Port Qasim in Karachi. this week with the handling of a cargo vessel that brought 41,000 tons of coal, according to a statement issued on Wednesday.

“Motor vessel African Finfoot, 200 metres long and 32 metres wide with deadweight tonnage of 61,219 tonnes and maximum draft of 12.5 metres, transported 41,510 tonnes of coal cargo belonging to Awan Trading (Private) Limited at PIBT at Port Qasim this weekend,” said a (PIBT) statement.

The company has invested around $285 million in setting up Pakistan’s first and only ‘common user’ coal, cement and clinker-handling terminal at Karachi.

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