Construction of Breakwaters

Project Construction of Breakwaters
Project Description

Project Title: Construction of Breakwaters, Gwadar Port
During May 2013 operation of Gwadar Port was assigned to China Overseas Ports Holding Company Ltd. (COPHCL) for a period till 2047. 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 berthing facilities on the eastern side of the existing multi-purpose terminal (4.200 km), a 1.200-1.500 km long breakwater has to be constructed.
Objective of the Project: To facilitate construction of additional terminals at Gwadar Port by its Operator.
Available Documents (if any): Hydrographic studies are available.
Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority, MoPS

Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 123.00
Executing Company / Sponsors Contracting company on the basis of EPC Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
Financing Mix of Chinese Government Concessional Loan & Grant
Supervising Agency Ministry of Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan
Project Progress Update
  • Port operations to be enhanced/expeidted