History Made: Biggest container laden ship anchors down at KPT.


KARACHI -- The biggest container laden ship in the history of Pakistan anchored down at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. The ship, namely 'Cosco Belgium'is a giant container vessel that anchored down at the South Wharf area of Karachi Port. This is the largest ever vessel handled for the very first time at Karachi Port with length overall(LOA) of 366 meters, highest gross registered tonnage (GRT) of 153,666 metric tonnes and maximum beam of 51.20 meters. None of the Pakistani port has ever handled such a giant vessel in past. The Hong Kong flag vessel came alongside...

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