KARACHI - The Korean flag vessel Hyundai General, calling from Jabel Ali, carrying 5,500 containers has reached Karachi Port Trust (KPT) at Berth no 26 and 27 here Friday morning. This is the first time that such a ship unprecedented quantum of containers has arrived at KPT , while KPT chairperson Nasreen Haque along with other top officials welcomed the vessel and assured provision of all kind of facilities to ship during her stay at the port. The vessel was hired by United Marine Agencies in Pakistan and the vessel will first discharge and then load containers for her next destination i.e Singapore. This event is said to be another milestone in KPTs efforts to handle large vessels by increasing the depth of Karachi Harbour and improving the associated facilities in collaboration with private sector. The vessels overall length is 274.66 metres and height is 63.10 metres, while its beam is 40,00 metres and depth is 24.17 metres. The vessels drafts are 11.15 and 11.35 metres for Fore and Aft respectively. Its gross tonnage is 64,054.00 MT and Net Tonnage is 35,490.00 MT.