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Sunday, January 23, 2011

PNSC First Handymax Bulk Carrier “ MV CHITRAL “


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 Pakistan National Shipping Corporation on 25 Oct 2010 acquired its First Handymax Bulk Carrier named “CHITRAL” for its subsidiary company, M/s. Chitral Shipping (Private) Limited.

The M.V. CHITRAL is 46,710 deadweight; Handymax Bulk Carrier built in 2003 by Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The vessel has been purchased from a company named Royal Knight Limited Hong Kong.

The acquisition of M.V. Chitral is in line with PNSC’s commitment to Modernization, Development and Strengthening of the National Flag Carrier of Pakistan.

Acquisition of M.V. Chitral is part of the 5 years development plan to modernize PNSC’s fleet through induction of modern ships to serve Pakistan’s trade and also of the world at large.

MV CHITRAL

SPECIFICATIONS OF MV CHITRAL

Call Sign      AQQE
IMO Number      9272876
Gross Tonnage      26395 mt
Summer Deadweight      46710 mt
Summer Draught      11.778 m
Length Overall      185.73 m
Breadth      30.95 m
Built      OSHIMA SHIPBUILDING CO. LTD, JAPAN - JUN 2003
Cargo Gear      GEARED

Pakistan National Shipping Corporation

"PNSC" is the national flag carrier managing a fleet of 09 vessels. The Corporation's head office is located in Karachi. A regional office based in Lahore caters for upcountry shipping requirements. The Corporation also has an extensive overseas network of agents looking after its world wide shipping business.

PNSC Fleet

Corporation manages the following fleet

a. Multi Purpose Cargo Ships      03

b. Aframax Tankers      03

c. Bulk Carrier      03

Total      09

Dead Weight Tonnage      565, 273 DWT


PNSC First Handymax Bulk Carrier “ MV CHITRAL “


2 comments:

  1. It is good for Pakistani Shipping Business.
    Babar Khan Ghori achieved this success.

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