Dredging of berthing areas & channels

Project Dredging of berthing areas & channels
Project Objective

To 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 Description

Besides 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 northwestern 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 a continual basis and maintenance dredging on continual bases are required.

Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority, MoMA

Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 27
Executing Company / Sponsors The contracting company on the basis of open tendering Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
Financing PSDP/Chinese Government Concessional Loan/Grant
Supervising Agency Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Government of Pakistan
Project Progress Update
  • Project feasibility study has been completed in June, 2023.
  • Preparation of PC-1 under process with Ministry of Maritime Affairs