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March 26, 2020

Demurrage charges waiver urged

Business

March 26, 2020

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has urged the Ministry of Maritime Affairs to waive the port demurrage and container detention charges till May 31, 2020.

In the letter to Ministry of Maritime Affairs, KCCI President Agha Shahab requested to issue instructions to the Karachi Port Trust (KPT), Port Qasim Authority and private terminal operators to waive the port demurrage charges up to May 31, 2020; as well as directives to shipping lines and their agents in Pakistan, to waive container detention charges till May 31, 2020.