Port Wings News Network:
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and its subsidiary Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) recently reaffirmed their commitment to support and improve Pakistan’s port industry. At a recent call to the Honorable Sindh Governor Imran Ismail Andrew, James Dawes, ICTSI senior vice president and Asia Pacific Regional Head, and Khurram Aziz Khan, PICT chief executive officer, reiterated the ICTSI Group’s support and commitment to the emerging development projects in the region that will benefit the port’s hinterland and stakeholder communities. In turn,
Governor Ismail commended PICT for providing value-added services and for closely collaborating with the business community to improve the ease of doing business in the Port of Karachi, the country’s busiest maritime gateway.
Andrew James Dawes, ICTSI Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Asia Pacific (center) and Khurram Aziz Khan, Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) Chief Executive Officer (right), recently met with Governor Imran Ismail of Pakistan’s Sindh province. ICTSI and PICT reaffirmed their support to emerging development projects in the region, expected to benefit the Port of Karachi’s hinterland and stakeholder communities.
In October 2012, ICTSI completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), which holds a 21-year concession for the construction, development, operations and management of a common user container terminal at Karachi Port for a period of 21 years, commencing 2002. The preferred terminal for Indian subcontinent trade routes, PICT has excellent connections to Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Western Asia hinterlands.