Thailand Board of Investment delegation held meeting with Chairman KPT to explore investment opportunities at Karachi Port

Karachi, June 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)’s delegation visited KPT Head Office and held meeting with the Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar HI (M), T.Bt to explore opportunities for the Thai investments at Karachi Port. Eleven members delegation of senior investment promotion officials of Thailand, led by Miss Sithee Tanboonteck, accompanied by Consul General of Thailand in Karachi, heRead More…

KPT Recruitment Policy adheres to Federal Government

Karachi, April 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Apropos the recently published KPT RECRUITMENT ads in Daily DAWN and Daily JANG on 10th April, 2019, a section of print, electronic and social media raised concerns about absence of quota for urban Sindh, particularly Karachi. It is stated that Karachi Port Trust being a federal government entity has to adhere to the federal government allocated quota rules for the recruitment of perRead More…

KPT organises World Maritime Day Conference

Karachi, October 09, 2018 (PPI-OT): KPT hosted World Maritime Day Conference at a local hotel today. The inaugural session and the technical sessions held today are chaired by Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi which was attended by stakeholders belonging to the maritime sector, more specifically the ports and the shipping sector.
While speaking on the occasion the Chief Guest Minister for Maritime ARead More…

Karachi Port Trust signs agreement with inros lackner for the reconstruction of oil pier at east wharf Keamari

Karachi, September 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): Karachi Port Trust has signed a designed engineering consultancy agreement for the reconstruction of Oil Pier-1 (OP-1) with M/s Inros Lackner (Germany) and Techno Consult (JV). It will upgrade the existing OP-1 facility to handle 100,000 Dead Weight Tonnage (DWT) tankers at Karachi Port.
The reconstructed facility of OP-1 will be able to handle all types of liquid cargoes at the Read More…

KPT port operations team saves fishermen boat from drowning

Islamabad, August 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): A fishing boat “Muhammad Shah Bukhari” with 22 fishermen on board was reported to be found sinking off near the entrance of Karachi Port around 0830 hours the morning. SOS situation immediately responded by KPT Crisis Management Cell (CMC) and KPOC. Harbour Master staff took charge of the situation and deployed the tugs “Taqatwar” and “Tanomand” for rescuing the crew mRead More…

Minister for Maritime Affairs and Foreign Affairs visits Karachi Port Trust to review the progress of Port Projects

Karachi, July 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Abdullah Hussain Haroon, visited the Karachi Port Trust Head Office today to review the progress of port projects. Chairman Karachi Port Trust Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter HI (M) T. Bt and Trustees of Karachi Port Trust attended the session.
The Minister was briefed by Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter about the infrastructure / Read More…

Minister for Maritime Affairs and Foreign Affairs visits Karachi Port Trust to review the progress of Port Projects

Karachi, July 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Abdullah Hussain Haroon, visited the Karachi Port Trust Head Office today to review the progress of port projects. Chairman Karachi Port Trust Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter HI (M) T. Bt and Trustees of Karachi Port Trust attended the session.
The Minister was briefed by Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter about the infrastructure / Read More…

Chairman Karachi Port Trust announces to donate his one month pay along with two days’ pay of all officers and one day pay of all employees towards Diamer: Bhasha and Mohmand Dams FUND

Karachi, July 10, 2018 (PPI-OT): As a demonstration of strong support to raise major water reservoirs, the Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter responding to the positive gesture of Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Honorable Justice Saqib Nisar, has announced that officers and employees of Karachi Port Trust will also contribute towards the national cause through donation of their pays. In this regard, Chairman KPTRead More…

Iranian High Level delegation led by Iranian Federal Minister for Road visited KPT to explore avenues of mutual interest

Karachi, April 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): A high level Iranian delegation of 30 members led by Federal Minister for Roads and Urbanization of Iran, His Excellency Mr. Abbas Akhundi, visited Karachi Port Trust on 13th April 2018 to explore avenues available under the CPEC regime in Pakistan. The delegation was warmly received by Chairman KPT at the KPT Head Office. The delegation took keen interest in the deep-water containerRead More…

Iranian High Level delegation led by Iranian Federal Minister for Road visited KPT to explore avenues of mutual interest

Karachi, April 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): A high level Iranian delegation of 30 members led by Federal Minister for Roads and Urbanization of Iran, His Excellency Mr. Abbas Akhundi, visited Karachi Port Trust on 13th April 2018 to explore avenues available under the CPEC regime in Pakistan. The delegation was warmly received by Chairman KPT at the KPT Head Office. The delegation took keen interest in the deep-water containerRead More…