PAKISTANI PORTS

Karachi Port: Port qasim S

Karachi Port ‘s management (Karachi Port Trust Authority) has divided the port into two Wharves ( East &West) to handle the vessels most efficiently .Karachi Port is the hub of Pakistan’s entire economic activities as 98 per cent of the entire foreign trade is conducted through this port. As such Karachi Port is being modernized at a total cost of Rs. 5 billion including World Bank loan of US $ 91.4 million. The Government has increased emphasis on an early completion of the entire scheme.

Karachi International Container Terminal KICT was incorporated in 1996. Under the concession agreed upon with the Karachi Port Trust, the company was to develop berths 28 to 30 into Karachi Port’s first and most modern common user container terminal. The first and major phase of the terminal’s development was completed in just two years, and the terminal is now fully operational. The company is committed to providing fast, efficient, responsive, reliable and safe container handling services at internationally accepted standards. The mission in doing business is to become Pakistan’s leading container terminal operator, thereby making the country an axis of pivotal importance to local and regional shipping trade.

Port Qasim: Major dryportL

Port Qasim is the second most important deep-sea port for handling Pakistan’s foreign trade. It needs a great deal of improvement to reduce pressure on the Karachi Port. It has been especially designed to handle bulk cargo so far. Qasim International Container Terminal QICT was incorporated in 1996. Under the concession agreed upon with the Port Qaism Trust. The first and major phase of the terminal’s development was completed in just two years, and the terminal is now fully operational.

 

Major Dry Ports of Pakistan:

    1. Fasialabad Dry Port
    2. Lahore Dry Port
    3. Multan Dry Port
    4. Quetta Dry Port
    5. Pashawar Dry Port
    6. Rawalpindi Dry Port

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