Gawadar Port Information

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Gwadar Port is located 234 Miles West of Karachi and 390 Miles East of Strait of Hormuz next to Pakistan – Iran border.
Gwadar port is managed & operated by the China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.

  • Port Parameters

  • Max LOA:
  • 300 Mtrs
  • Max Beam:
  • 40 Mtrs
  • Draft:
  • 12.5 Mtrs
  • DWT:
  • 70,000 Tons

Approaches: Approach channel is in West / East direction 4.5km from Fairway Buoy to the Ro Ro berth. The channel is dredged to a depth of 13.5 mtrs.

Berths Details: There are 3 multipurpose berths of 200 meters each and one dedicated berth for RORO vessel with 14 mtrs depth alongside the wharf.

Harbour Tugs:
There are 2 ASD type 30 tons Bollard Pull tugs available for berthing and sailing of ships.

Pilotage / Port working hours: Pilotage is compulsory for vessels of over 200 GRT. Pilots are available round the clock on 24 Hrs Notice.

Port Working Hours: Gwadar Port is working 24 hours x 7 days a week as under:

  • Day Shift:
  • 0700 to 1900 hrs
  • Break:
  • 1130 to 1230 hrs
  • Night Shift:
  • 1900 to 0700 hrs
  • Break:
  • 2300 to 2330 hrs


Over Time: Working during Meal Break, Sundays & Holidays is considered Overtime.

Tidal range: Max tidal range is 2.2 mtrs.

Storage area: Gwadar Port has vast plinth area available for handling/ storage of Cargo. Details of available area are as under:

  • Container Storage Area:
  • 55153sqm
  • Refrigerated Containers:
  • 4367sqm (400 plugs)
  • Hazardous Cargo:
  • 1800sqm
  • Break Bulk:
  • 28669sqm
  • Transit Shed:
  • 3750sqm
  • Weigh Bridge Capacity:
  • 80T (3.4m x 18m x 2 nos)
  • Paved Area:
  • 120210sqm


Road connectivity:

Gwadar is connected with Karachi through Coastal High Way 600 Km (aprox) and also connected to Afghanistan thru Makran High Way.

Supplies like Fresh Water, Bunkers, Provision (Dry & fresh) are available on prior notice.

China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.

3rd Floor(Ext), Bahria Complex - IV
Chaudhary Khaleeq uz Zaman Road,
Gizri, Clifton - Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel : +92 21 35155081-84
Email : [email protected]

Gwadar Office:

Control Tower Building
Pak China Friendship Road
Gwadar Port - Gwadar, Pakistan

Tel : +92 86 4212266
Email : [email protected]