Hutchison Ports KICT is located in the Port of Karachi, a natural deep-water harbour west of the Indus Delta on the Arabian Sea. KICT has modern container handling facilities. KICT’s success is underpinned by advanced IT systems that optimise efficiency of labour, manage yard space, and the deployment of equipment.
Administration Building, Berth Nos. 26-30,
Dockyard Road, West Wharf, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +9221 111 542 850www.kictl.com
Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan met Eric Ip, Group Managing Director of Hutchison Ports, along with Ambassador at Large for Foreign Investment Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, yesterday at Prime Minister House. Mr. Ip expressed his appreciation of the meeting with the Prime Minister and presented Hutchison Ports’ global network of 52 ports, including the operations in Karachi for over 20 years. He took this opportunity to confirm to the Prime Minister the commencement of construction of the second phase of Pakistan Deep Water Container Port project with US$240 million of new investment and achieve a handling capacity of 3.2 million TEU upon completion.
Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) has handled 10 million TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit) since the start of commercial operations in 1998, becoming the first container terminal operator in Pakistan to achieve this milestone.