Pakistan tenders for deep water port project work
Karachi Port Trust developing container port east of Keamari Groyne
The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is inviting engineering consultants to bid for work on the Pakistan Deep Water Port Project.
KPT is developing the project east of Keamari Groyne for handling current and future generation container vessels.
Both foreign and local engineering consultants have been invited to prequalify for the supervision of installation and commissioning of the aids of navigation.
Currently, Pakistan has two main operating international deep-sea ports: Karachi Port and Port Qasim.
The new port is scheduled to start functioning by the end of this year to accommodate mother ships of post-Panamax class, having a length of over 350 metres and loading capacity of 8,000 TEUs (twenty feet equivalent unit).
The deadline for pre-qualification is 28 February 2014.