Category: Industry News

Large scale re-shuffling across Pakistan Customs Service

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified large-scale reshuffling in Pakistan Customs Service (PCS). The move is aimed at expediting the process of reforms, a statement said on Monday.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified large-scale reshuffling in Pakistan Customs Service (PCS). The move is aimed at expediting the process of reforms, a statement said on Monday.As many as 48 officers of Grade-17 and Grade-18 have been reshuffled across Pakistan. An official said transfers and postings of officers was anticipated as a […]

Pakistan Govt to upgrade in-land Dry ports at Lahore and Peshawar

The government has approved an ambitious plan to upgrade and rehabilitate terminal facilities at the Pipri Marshalling Yard and Badami Bagh and two dry ports at Mughalpura, Lahore, and Azakhel, Peshawar.

The government has approved an ambitious plan to upgrade and rehabilitate terminal facilities at the Pipri Marshalling Yard and Badami Bagh and two dry ports at Mughalpura, Lahore, and Azakhel, Peshawar. An official source said the plan focuses on rehabilitation of existing tracks and civil works, improvement of goods handling facilities, establishment of new dry […]

Mothballed boxship fleet reaches record high of 1.6 million TEU

The capacity of idle containerships at the beginning of March has surged to an all-time high of 1.57 million TEU – topping the 1.52 million TEU peak at the end of 2009, reports Alphaliner

The capacity of idle containerships at the beginning of March has surged to an all-time high of 1.57 million TEU – topping the 1.52 million TEU peak at the end of 2009, reports Alphaliner. The survey also showed that if it weren’t for 140,000 TEU sold for scrap since December, the idle fleet would have […]