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  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The World Bank has agreed to lend $115.8m to the Karachi port improvement project in Pakistan. The money will fund works to deepen the channel and harbour at the port, reconstruct old and shallow berths, and construct cross-harbour bridges. The port, which handled 38.7 million tons of cargo in 2008-09, constitutes approximately 60% of Pakistan’s […]

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last week said that the Gwadar Port Extension Project should be given priority in order to boost economic activity in the country. The Prime Minister briefed the cabinet on his recent visit to China and the development projects finalized during the tour including Pakistan-China trade corridor for the uplift of the […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 28, China Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. (CHEC) signed an EPC contract with the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan for NaiGaj dam project, with a total contract value of 390 million US dollars and a construction period of about three years. The project is jointly operated by CHEC and its Pakistani partner, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Pakistan’s Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has officially kicked of the Leh Nullah Dredging Program in the City of Rawalpindi, local media reports. The cleanup works started from Gawalmandi Bridge, moving towards Katarian, near I.J. Principal Road. Before the dredging operations began, a survey was carried out to identify obstructions to the flow […]

  • 17 December 2009

    Almost half of the funds for Pakistan will be spent on irrigation and water infrastructure projects, report states… Source: USAID;

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member South Korean delegation earlier this week paid a visit to Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) where they discussed possible partnership opportunities related to the ports and shipping sectors. The delegation led by Director of Port Investment Cooperation Division Hi Young Lee showed real interest in various projects including development and upgrading of the country’s port […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch companies are keen to invest in projects at the Pakistan’s Karachi Port Trust (KPT), said the Dutch Ambassador Ardi Stoios Braken during a visit to the port earlier this week, reports. The ambassador was accompanied by a high-level 20-member Dutch maritime delegation who expressed their keen interest to invest in the KPT projects, […]

  • 18 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 12 – 18, 2018).   CHEC Wins Chornomorsk Port Dredging Contract China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has been awarded two lots of the Chornomorsk sea port dredging project.   EcoShape Releases the Koehoal Salt Marsh Development Study The […]

  • 15 May 2012

    According to The Express Tribune, Rs3 billion has been pledged by the government for the completion of a link road connecting Gwadar to Upper Sindh and Punjab. Dr Nadeem ul Haq, the Planning Commission of Pakistan’s Deputy Chairman, said the federal government will prepare a “master plan for coastal development.” Dr Haq said Gwadar would […]

  • 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;

  • 22 September 2011

    The sub-committee of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping has questioned the constitutional legitimacy of Pakistan Deep … BY ISMAIL DILAWAR (pakistantoday) [mappress] Source: pakistantoday, September 22, 2011;

  • 27 November 2011

    Port Qasim has become the first harbour of Pakistan to berth mother ships by deepening of its channel at 13 metres draught…   (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 27, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Shortage of sand in the city has compelled developers to import the building material from Pakistan. By Sudhir Suryawanshi (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 10, 2011

  • 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;

  • 18 May 2011

    An agreement was signed between Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and a joint venture to conduct sediment management st… (onlinenews) [mappress] Source: onlinenews, May 18, 2011;

  • 4 September 2012

    Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and its partners, Aqeel Kareem Dedhi (AKD) Group of Karachi and the National Logistic Cell (NCL), are ready to sell their share of Gwadar Port to China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC). According to, CHEC will take over the Pakistan’s port after Singapore decided to pull out of a […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Pakistan Deep Water Container Port project is expected to be completed by the end of 2013 or early 2014, said a spokesperson for the Karachi… By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, September 8, 2011;

  • 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

  • 31 August 2011

    Planning Commission of Pakistan has announced completion of some key infrastructure projects funded under Public Sector Development Programm… (dailytimes) [mappress] Source: dailytimes, August 31, 2011;

  • 27 July 2010

    The Competition Commission of Pakistan has imposed a penalty of Rs50 million each on four foreign firms on the allegation of cartelisation…   By Mehtab Haider (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, July 27, 2010;

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    DHAKA — A seven-member Indian team of experts is now working in Bangladesh responding to a request of Dhaka for helping restore the navigability of rivers under the dredging assistance programme… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 23, 2010;