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  • Port Qasim Authority
  • Port Qasim Authority
  • Port Qasim Authority
  • Port Qasim Authority
  • Port Qasim Authority
  • Port Qasim Authority
WEATHER INFO:
 
  • TIDE INFO: Time: 0242 Tide: 3.7 M
  • TIDE INFO: Time: 1248 Tide: 3.1 M
  • TIDE INFO: Time: 1930 Tide: 0.1 M
  • TIDE INFO: Time: 0739 Tide: 1.1 M
Introduction

INTRODUCTIONIntroduction

Port Qasim is managed by Port Qasim Authority. It is Pakistan's second busiest port, handling about 40% of the nation's cargo (about 25 million tonnes per annum).

It is located in an old channel of the Indus River at a distance of 35 kilometres east of Karachi city centre.

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At a Glance

AT A GLANCEAt a Glance

PQA currently caters for more than 40% of seaborne trade requirements of Pakistan. The port is accessible through a 45 km long channel marked by channel buoys up to 11 meter draught vessels. The navigational channel is equipped with a Light House, channel markers, shore beacons and leading lights for safe navigation of 75000 dwt class vessels. The port has excellent multi-modal connections with rail/road network.

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Chairman Message

CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGEChairman Message

Mr. Agha Jan Akhtar

At Port Qasim the value of our strategic geographic location empowers us to be a pivot for growth in Pakistan’s economy. Our efficient infrastructure system positions us to become a regional hub for cross trade to Central Asia, China, Afghanistan, and India. In the ...

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Developement Projects

DEVELOPMENT PROJECTSDevelopement Projects

All development projects at the port are being undertaken in private sector on BOT basis without costing a penny to PQA. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the tune of US$ 1.22 billion this year through development projects at the port.

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