Strategic Planning Study for Port Qasim

Name of associated firm :
Maunsell Consultancy Service Ltd. UAE
Project Location within Country:
Bin Qasim, Karachi
Start Date:
March 2000
Completion Date:
June 2001

Project Description

The overall objective of the assignment was to prepare a comprehensive and viable scheme to develop Port Qasim as an international facility in this region. It required a redefinition of the Port Qasim master plan and presentation of alternative development strategies recommending the optional solution to take the Port into the next century together with an identification of expected sources of funds and opportunities for private investment. Development strategies and master plan were evolved for the following periods:

  • Short term plan     : upto next 10 years

  • Medium term plan : 10-20 years

  • Long term plan      : 20-50 years



The services included Master Planning for Port Qasim covering short term and long term study for 10, 20 and 50 years and production of reports as follows:

  • Executive Summary, Strategic Plan & Master Plan                            Vol - 1

  • Review of Present Situation, Traffic Forecast and Shipping Trends   Vol - 2

  • Port Development & Land Development                                             Vol - 3

  • Institutional Structure and Financial Appraisal                                    Vol - 4

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment                                                  Vol - 5

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