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  • 11 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has awarded the contract for marine protection works at the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port to a Chinese company, at a cost of Rs12.8 billion… Source: Dawn, December 11, 2009;

  • 4 February 2010

    KARACHI: Construction work on a dredge tender and two pusher tugs of 10 tons Bollard pull each started at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works on Wednesday, a press release said. [mappress] Source: The News, February 4, 2010

  • 1 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has undertaken massive dredging and reclamation works in Pakistan’s largest city to develop in phases a deepwater container port to the south east of the existing port without obtaining the statutory environmental clearance… [mappress] Source: The Peninsula, March 1, 2010

  • 9 November 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its facility at Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT), Pakistan’s gateway to the world, has expanded its capability to allow it to handle today’s modern, large vessels around the clock. New buoys, beacons and lights in the approach channels and turning basins to DP World Karachi’s twin […]

  • 16 February 2010

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust has embarked upon a record number of development projects and is utilising over 80 per cent of its Rs10 billion annual budget on these projects, official sources said on Monday. [mappress] Source: Dawn, February 16, 2010

  • 1 November 2010

    The most expensive residential area of Marine Drive Clifton and the Karachi’s oil piers are endangered by a controversial project … (dailymailnews) [mappress] Source: dailymailnews, November 1, 2010;

  • 28 November 2011

    A brief disagreement between Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) has finally been resolved as the former has…   BY ANWAR KHAN (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 28, 2011;

  • 31 March 2010

    Karachi—Minister for Ports and Shipping, Senator Babar Khan Ghauri in presence of the Vice Minister for Transport, Peoples Republic of China, Xu Zuyuan, inaugurated the construction of marine protection and quay wall works of the Deep Water Container Port at Karachi Port on 30th March 2010. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 31,2010;

  • 26 April 2012

    According to a spokesman of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT), the Port has increased its capabilities to accommodate and provide safe berthing to 12.5 metres draught container vessels on two container terminals. “This was a long pending demand of the Port users in order to upgrade their vessels,” he said. Very soon the draft of […]

  • 5 May 2011

    The News reported that Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited aims to get back on its feet with scores of new projects including a fir… (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 5, 2011;

  • 6 July 2010

    The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has agreed to onlend $115 million to Karachi Port Trust (KPT) that would be made… By Mushtaq Ghumman [mappress] Source: brecorder, July 6, 2010;

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently signed the contract for container terminal yard and housing construction at Karachi Deepwater Port, Pakistan, with a contract value of some $100 million and a construction period of 840 days. The company will be in charge of project construction. The project involves a 1,500-meter frontage, berthing zones […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Provincial Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, visited Karachi Harbor on Saturday to witness the efforts of KPT towards protection of mangroves. While speaking on the occasion the Minister opined that mangroves are very important part of coastal ecosystem and all departments must adopt a safeguard policy for their restoration. He […]

  • 10 August 2011

    With the completion of Pakistan Deep-Water Container Port (PDWCP) Phase 1 in 2013, the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) will acquire the capacity… (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, August 10, 2011

  • 4 November 2012

    Karachi Port Trust has announced the increase in permissible draft to 13 meters at berths number 11 and 12 that will enable very large vessels to berth and their cargoes duly handled. Karachi Port is the repository of more than 60 percent of the entire maritime trade of Pakistan and efforts are afoot to further […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Karachi—Intensive dredging in the approach channel of both East and West wharves and widening/realignment of the navigational channel has enabled KPT to accommodate large vessels during 2008-10. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 28,2010;

  • 19 June 2011

    Karachi Port has achieved the draft level of 12.5 meters yet another milestone in the incessant development of the port while the KPT… By Amanullah Khan (pakobserver) [mappress] Source: pakobserver, June 19, 2011

  • 13 January 2011

    The opening of Terminal 2, the major expansion of DP World Karachi, will take capacity at Port Qasim to around 1.2 million TEU (twenty foot… (ameinfo) [mappress] Source: ameinfo, January 13, 2011;

  • 8 April 2012

    According to, fishing vessels are facing serious navigational problems to steer into Karachi fish harbour because the channel draft has reached its lowest level. Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) is waiting for a response from Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to dredge the sea passage, sources said on Saturday. “We (KFHA) are still waiting for […]

  • 10 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI: The KPT project Pakistan Deep Water Container Port scheduled for completion in 2013 is expected to generate a capacity of 3.1 m TEUs, Nasreen Haque, chairperson KPT said… Source: Daily Times, December 10, 2009

  • 17 November 2011

    Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) on Wednesday unveiled what it called a ‘balanced’ budget of Rs 156.003 million for the current …   BY ANWAR KHAN (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 17, 2011;

  • 8 February 2011

    The Karachi Port Trust has not yet submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report of its deep-water container port project that… By Faiza Ilyas (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, February 8, 2011;

  • 9 October 2011

    The Chinese contractors have proposed ‘Controlled Underwater Blasting’ methodology for completion of dredging at Karachi Port Trust (KPT)…   (dailytimes) [mappress] Source: dailytimes October 9, 2011;

  • 8 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI — Transparency International Pakistan (TIP), which is endeavouring hard to ensure ‘zero tolerance’ on corruption and procurement, has come out hard on Port Qasim Authority’s clarification with regard to the alleged “misprocurement by PQA… [mappress] Source: Business Recorder, February 8, 2010;

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI — The Rs 1.1769 billion maintenance dredging contract between the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) and M/s Van Oord (VO), which was scheduled to be signed today (Friday) is likely to be scrapped. According to sources, a special PQA board meeting will be held on Friday (today) in this regard. [mappress] Source: Business Recorder, January […]

  • 6 October 2011

     After coming under a scathing attack during a Senate committee hearing on the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port, the Karachi Port Trust… (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, October 6, 2011;