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  • Vessel carrying US military cargo calls at Pakistan’s port

    KARACHI: While confusion and frustration keep rising at the White House over the Afghan war, another vessel carrying military cargo and vehicles for US troops in Afghanistan called at Port Qasim on Wednesday...

    This is the third vessel in a short period of two months that called at the country’s port for unloading military hardware and trucks...

  • Shipping authorities deny hijacked vessel belongs to Pakistan

    KARACHI: Represen­ta­tives of the ports and shipping and mercantile marine departments said on Wed­nes­day that there was no cargo vessel or fishing boat registered in their record by the name of Salama-1...

    The statement comes days after reports of a Pakistani vessel getting hijacked by Somali pirates started doing the rounds in media...

  • Indian claims of military supplies aboard Pakistan-bound vessel factually incorrect: FO

    Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui on Saturday — commenting on allegations by Indian authorities regarding an item seized from a detained Pakistan-bound Chinese merchant vessel — said claims regarding the possible military dimension of the item in question were factually incorrect...

    In a press release, the Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We have noted the reports about inspection and seizure by the Indian authorities of an...

  • Over 400 go missing as Chinese cruise vessel capsizes

    JIANLI COUNTY: Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat was hit by a freak tornado and capsized on the Yangtze River in what could be China’s worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years...

    Battling bad weather, divers and other rescue workers pulled five people they found trapped in the upturned hull of the four-deck Eastern Star, a small fraction of the 458...
  • China unveils island-building vessel

    BEIJING: China has unveiled a massive ship described as a “magic island maker” that is Asia’s largest dredging vessel, state media reported on Saturday...

    When testing of the ship is completed next June, it will be the most powerful such vessel in Asia, the paper noted, nicknaming it the “magic island maker”...

  • Navy launches 600-tonnes maritime patrol vessel

    Navy on Tuesday announced the launch of a 600-tonnes maritime patrol vessel (MPV) built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA)...

    The vessel is "a state of the art and multi-mission vessel with a steel hull and aluminum super structure," read a statement issued by the navy's media wing, adding that "the length of the vessel is 68...

  • Dirty cargo terminal handles first vessel

    KARACHI: The country’s first dirty cargo terminal — Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT) — has started its operations by handling its maiden coal cargo vessel of more than 41,000 tonnes...

    Since the PIBT has become fully operational, a second vessel named Iris Oldendorff, loaded with 39,550 tonnes coal, was also given berth on Tuesday...

  • Pakistani vessel hijacked by Somali pirates

    It said the hijacking came hours after the pirates hij­acked an Indian vessel along the coast of Somalia near a village named El Hur...

    Abdillahi Ahmed Ali, mayor of Somali town Hobyo, confirmed the incident while talking to Voice of America, but expressed unawareness about the number of crew members on the Pakistani vessel called Salama 1...

  • Italian Navy vessel arrives at Karachi port

    Senior officials of the Pakistan Navy and Italian embassy staff, including the ambassador and the defence attache of Italy in Pakistan, were also present...

    A sea exercise is also planned between Pakistan Navy flotilla and the visiting Italian vessel on completion of the port visit, which will cover a wide range of naval operations...

  • US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: US official

    A US Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in the Persian Gulf Tuesday after it approached within 150 yards (137 metres), a US defence official said...

    The incident occurred at about 3am local time in the northern Persian Gulf when the Iranian vessel began to approach the USS Thunderbolt...

  • PMSA vessel capsizes near Indian maritime border, four reported dead

    Indian news agencies reported on Monday that four Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) officials reportedly drowned after their boat capsized near the International Maritime Border Line (IMBL)...

    Last month, PMSA had apprehended 85 Indian fishermen on charges of fishing illegally within the territorial limits of Pakistan, a senior police official told Dawn...

  • Pakistani vessel arrested at South African port released

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)’s vessel MV Hyderabad, which was arrested at Port Elizabeth earlier this month, has been released after a guarantee of $14 million was provided by the Ministry of Finance, PNSC’s top official confirmed on Sunday...

    The vessel was sailing to the port of Pedro and made a stop at a South African port for refuelling, where it was arrested on a court order issued in regards to a...

  • Egyptian navy vessel targeted by militants off Sinai’s coast

    CAIRO: An Egyptian navy vessel was targeted on Thursday by militants affiliated with the self-styled Islamic State group, who said they destroyed it with a rocket while it was anchored off the Sinai peninsula’s Mediterranean coast...

    Mohammed Samir said the vessel caught fire in an exchange of fire with “terrorists” on the shore and that there were no fatalities among its crew members...

  • Pakistani vessel arrested at South African port

    KARACHI: The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)’s vessel MV Hyderabad was arrested at Port Elizabeth on Friday on the orders of the South African high court, according to official sources...

    The vessel was on its way to the West African port of Pedro but had to report at the South African port for refuelling where it was arrested on a court decree issued in a freight default case against the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM), they...

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