About Gwadar Port
Gwadar Port is the third port of Pakistan - Gwadar borders on Arabian Sea and lies in the Balochistan Province and its about 533 km from Karachi and 120 km from the Iranian border. Gwadar Port is located at the mouth of the Persian Gulf and outside the Straits of Hormuz. It is near the key shipping routes used by the mainline vessels in the region with connections to Africa, Asia and Europe and enjoys high commercial and strategic significance.The purpose of developing this port is to stimulate economic growth in the western and northern parts of Pakistan, utilizing the available coastline resources of the country and also providing an outlet for the land locked Central Asian Countries and Afghanistan through transit trade and offering transshipment facilities.
Main features of Gwadar Port are:
  • Trans-shipment of bulk cargo
  • Oil storage, refinery and petrochemicals
  • Export processing and industrial zones
  • Export of minerals/livestock
  • Services (hotels, accommodation, tourism)
Gwadar Port Infrastructure contain:
  • 3 multipurpose berths, each 200 meters long.
  • 1 service berth, 100 meter
  • 4.5 km long approach channel dredged to 13.5m - 14.5m
  • Turning basin 500 m dia
  • Terminal infrastructure, cargo handling equipment, pilot boats, tu gs, survey vessels etc.
  • Port can handle 50,000 DWT vessels.
Special Economic Zone:

The development of a Special Economic zone, will bring additional economic activities to the area and provide further boost to the Port. The Government intends to provide the investors with the most attractive working conditions, liberal concessions, and incentives and all other facilities of international standard.

Contact Detail
Head Office

GPA Complex Fish Harbour Road, Gwadar
Tel: +92-864-210073-5
Fax: +92-864-210075

Camp Office

311-312, Beaumount Plaza, Beumount Road, Karachi 75530, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-9204434
Fax: +92-21-9204447
Email: mail@gwadarport.gov.pk

Liason Office

D-Block Pakistan Secretariat, Ministry of Ports & Shipping, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9201058
Fax: +92-51-9202764

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