April, 19th 2021 – Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s state-of-the-art deep-water port, welcomes a new regular shipping service brought by the consortium comprising of Global Feeders, Sinokor, Heung A, and Sea Lead. It strengthens trade links through providing ease of access to the booming markets of South-East Asia, China, and Korea. The service will provide much-needed extra capacity for Pakistani exporters through non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs) as well as mainline operators. This service includes 5 ships operating on a weekly basis.
Commenting on this latest development, Raymond Chan, General Manager & Head of Business Unit of Hutchison Ports Pakistan delightedly remarked: “Pakistan’s economic growth in future substantially counts on international trades, especially exports. Hutchison Ports Pakistan are always at the forefront of introducing groundbreaking service offerings that create seamless trade links for Pakistan. CSC/SIS-II is another cornerstone we reached to bring vast arsenal of Pakistan’s tradable commodities to the world”.
Hutchison Ports Pakistan has been persistently uplifting trading connectivity of Pakistan, by not just attracting and handling at world-class productivity the biggest container ships the country has ever received, but also investing on state-of-the-art technologies in cargo handling and logistics. The organization is constantly recognized by local and international shipping community on incredible agile performance as well as customer-centric services.
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.