Navigation Channel & Aids

Navigation Channel
& Aids

Phitti creek was considered as the best location for development of Port Qasim since a minimum depth of 20 ft. was available at its entrance with a deep water channel and sheltered harbor inside the creek.

With the discovery of this channel, the Government decided to establish a deep-water industrial port and construct the Steel Mill, adjacent the Port


PQA OWN CRAFT :

PQA CRAFT No.
Tugs
a. ASD Tugs (65 to 85 tons BP)
b. Conventional tugs (35-40 tons BP)
c. Dredger



1
Buoy Tender
1
Pilot Boats
VIP Launch 0
Surveillance Boats 2
Survey Launches
2
Work Boat 0
Mooring launches
2
Total
24

Cargo Handling Equipment

Description No Capacity
Mobile Cranes
2
32 tons
Forklift Truck 4 10 tons
Forklift Truck 6 03 tons
Forklift Truck 10 04 tons
Douglass Tractors
12
 21 tons
Trailers 33  40 tons

Equipment with CHC

Vigan Plants
2
100 tons/hour
Evacuators
46
30 tons/hour
Evacuators
16
20 tons/hour
Hopper Machines
30

Container Handling Equipment

Name of Equipment No.s Capacity
Quay cranes
5
40 tons
Quay cranes
2
35 tons
Rubber Tyred Gantries
16
40 tons
Reach Stackers
6
45 tons
Empty Handlers
3
7 tons
Terminal Tractors (Owned)
16
7GAWR Front 16 T/Rear 72 T
Terminal Tractors ( Hired)
30
 
Trailers
(Hired)
Heavy duty cargo master semi
trailers-RTS    

Conservancy

  No.s
Light House
1
Leading Lights
6
Shore Beacons
7
Fairway Buoy
1
Channel markers
2
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