Hutchison to double handling capacity at Karachi

Hutchison to double handling capacity at Karachi

Hutchison Ports Pakistan has started second phase construction at Karachi to more than double the terminal’s annual box handling capacity. Hutchison Ports was the first global terminal operator to enter Pakistan, and its Karachi facility has the deepest depths alongside in the country.

Phase two – due to be complete by the end of next year – will see the terminal’s annual handling capacity jump from the current 1.5m teu a year to 3.4m teu.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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