ICTSI pulls out of Syria

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International Container Terminal Services has announced the pull-out of its business in the Syrian Arab Republic due to the civil war...

Mega project for Karachi

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Karachi Port Trust (KPT) will launch its US$1B Pakistan Deep Water Container Port (PDWCP) project next month (see WorldCargo News September ...

Pakistan to extend box scanning

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Following its success at Port Qasim, US Customs officials are talking with the government of Pakistan to extent a pilot project for 100% scr...

HPH inks Pakistan deal

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed an agreement with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to build a new container terminal east of Keamari Groyne...

HPH wins Pakistan terminal bid

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) of Hong Kong has won the bid to develop and operate a four-berth container terminal near Pakistan’s Karachi ...

Karachi project moves on

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Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has issued a pre-qualification notice for the dredging, reclamation and marine protection work necessary to develop...

Pakistan plans to build fourth port

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The Pakistan government will shortly announce plans to build a fourth port, in addition to Karachi, Port Qasim and Gwadar, to handle increas...

…and Gwadar port, too?

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As also briefly mentioned in last month’s WorldCargo News (p7), the Pakistani government is likely to choose DP World to manage its new de...

Port Qasim new projects

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Port Qasim Authority has invited expressions of interest in a second container terminal, on a BOT basis, as part of an Rs2B development plan...

India-Pakistan shipping pact

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India and Pakistan will sign a new shipping protocol in New Delhi next month, which will allow shipping lines of the two countries to pick u...

..adds berth in Karachi

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) is to add a third berth at its Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) at the West Wharf of the Port o...

Karachi terminal advances

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Karachi-based Premier Maritime Services (PMS) is reported to be close to finalising an agremeent with investors from the ports of Hamburg an...