Hutchison Ports Pakistan achieves operational milestone of over 3 million TEUs handled

Hutchison Ports Pakistan is proud to have achieved yet another milestone of handling over 3 million teus cumulatively in 04 years since commencement of commercial operation. Hutchison Ports Pakistan is playing an important role in contributing to the nation’s economy.

General Manager and Head of Hutchison Ports Pakistan, Captain Syed Rashid Jamil said in a statement, “Hutchison Ports Pakistan is pleased to have achieved this milestone and started the new year at such an exciting pace. The port has always played an important role since the beginning and will continue to further escalate Karachi’s potential by speeding up its transformation into a prime South Asian hub for trade and transport activities.”

ABOUT HUTCHISON PORTS PAKISTAN

Hutchison Ports Pakistan is situated at the estuary of the Keamari Groyne basin, providing the most convenient access to ships entering Karachi. The new facility is the closest Pakistan port to the shipping lanes in the Arabian Sea. Its prime location offers the shortest steaming time from the Fairway Buoy, and will bring real benefits to customers, relating to time, cost, reduction in risk of delays, and reduced carbon emissions.

Hutchison Ports Pakistan is a member of Hutchison Ports, the port and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (CK Hutchison). Hutchison Ports is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator with a network of port operations in 52 ports spanning 26 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Over the years, Hutchison Ports has expanded into other logistics and transportation-related businesses, including cruise ship terminals, distribution centres, rail services and ship repair facilities. In 2019, Hutchison Ports handled a combined throughput of 86.0 million TEU.