ProjectDredging of berthing areas & channels
Project ObjectiveTo facilitate construction of additional terminals at Gwadar Port by its Operator and for smooth shipments to and from the existing berthing facilities this project is proposed for carrying out capital and maintenance dredging.
Project DescriptionProject Title: Dredging of Berthing Areas & Channels, Gwadar Port 
Beside the operation of the existing port facilities the operator has to carry out expansion works all along the seashore of Gwadar East Bay constructing additional terminals and port infrastructure. Under the Concession Agreement, however, construction of breakwaters and dredging works are the responsibilities of Gwadar Port Authority. For construction of Container Terminals on the western and north western side (initially 1.200 km &upto maximum 10.00 km) of the existing multi-purpose terminal and second phase terminals on the eastern side (4.200 km), capital dredging works on continual basis and maintenance dredging on continual bases are required.
Available Documents (if any): Hydrographic studies are available.

Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority, MoPS

LocationGwadar district, Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million)27
Executing Company / SponsorsContracting company on the basis of open tendering Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
FinancingChinese Government Concessional Loan
Supervising AgencyMinistry of Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan
Project Progress Update
  • Draft business plan has been received from Chinese (COPHCL), under review by MoP&S and GPA
  • Draft MoU for joint Technical and Commercial Feasibility has also been Prepared and being vetted by concerned Ministries
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