MCC Port Qasim seizes 6,000 bottles of European whiskey

KARACHI: MCC Port Qasim has foiled an attempt to smuggle foreign liquor into the country under the garb of diplomatic consignments. Information was received by Collector Port Qasim Ashad Jawwad regarding import of large quantity of liquor under the garb of diplomatic consignments. Embassies and diplomatic missions are accorded a… Continue reading

KPT signs MoU with Metro Gas for establishing a virtual gas pipeline

KARACHI: Metro Gas Pvt Ltd has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) for establishing a virtual pipeline system for disseminating liquefied natural gas (LNG) across Pakistan. The MoU was signed by Rear Admiral Zaka ur Rehman, GM Operations, on behalf of KPT and Owais Mir,… Continue reading

Appraisement staff strike continues at MCC Appraisement West

KARACHI: The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West continued their strike on Saturday, wherein the staff came to the workplace and not doing any work due to which the clearance of import consignments has come to a near halt. The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West observed a partial strike… Continue reading

Dilapidated road infrastructure to ports jeopardizing trade operations

KARACHI: The ramshackle of the infrastructure and encroachments along the way has slowed down the cargo flow to and from the ports, jeopardizing the entire import and export operations. President Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA) Wasiq Hussain Khan said the dilapidated road infrastructure near Karachi Port and Port Qasim was… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in SCRA’s filed by Director Valuation

KARACHI: The judgment was reserved in a bunch of Special Custom Reference Applications (SCRA’s) filed by Director Valuation against importers of toiletries. As per details, Director General Valuation filed SCRA’s against a number of importers who imported toilet soaps in 2015. The issue pertained to valuation dispute which went upto… Continue reading

TPL Trakker to provide Fleet Management Services to Sialkot Dry Port Trust

KARACHI: TPL Trakker, Pakistan’s leading IoT Company, has been chosen as the sole Fleet Management Services Partner for Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT), Asia’s first ever Dry Port in the private sector. Following the partnership, TPL Trakker will provide Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT) a customized Fleet Management Services solution… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement West staff observes partial strike

KARACHI: The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West observed a partial strike on Friday after a Deputy Collector was transferred and two appraising officers were put on duty-off on the complaint of an importer. An official said Customs officers and officials were working 12 hours a day and yet they… Continue reading