Corridor to transform Pakistan

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A planned multi-million TEU box port at Gwadar and new road/rail connections to western China promise to transform Pakistan’s shipping and...

DP World up 14% in 2010

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Global marine terminal operator DP World handled 49.6M TEU across its portfolio of 50 operating terminals in 28 countries in 2010, an increa...

DP World opens Qasim terminal…

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DP World officially launched operations at Terminal 2 in Port Qasim in Pakistan earlier this month when the CMA CGM WAGNER became the first ...

US scanning law under fire

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The planned introduction in 2012 of new security legislation requiring all US-bound containers to be screened at their foreign port of origi...

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...

…raises loan for Pakistan terminal…

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DP World (DPW) has raised a loan of Rs5B (US$75.4M) for the new container terminal it is building at Pakistan’s Port Qasim at an estimated...

Pakistan to screen US-bound boxes

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Pakistan has launched the International Container Security Project (IC3) at Port Qasim in Karachi to become the first country to participate...

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...

Gwadar still on track despite bomb blast

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Despite a car bomb explosion that killed three Chinese engineers working on Pakistan’s Gwadar deepwater port last month, China Habour Engi...