Gwadar Int’l Terminals witness significant development


Observer Report


Despite the ongoing Covid-19 and many othet challenges, the Gwadar International Terminals have made significant developments during 2020, says a report carried by Gwadar Pro on Tuesday.
The management of the terminals (GITL) proudly mentioned their remarkable achievements during this year. This includes; the first International transshipment of Bulk and containerized cargo, Afghan transit trade of containerized and Bulk cargo, LPG imports etc, said Chairman China Overseas Ports Holding Company Zhang Baozhong.
The GITL has worked together with Pakistan Customs (transit trade directorate), Customs bonded carriers’ association, Customs clearing agents and relevant security agencies to enable the port to excel and transform Gwadar into a preferred port of call to support the high trade volumes in the region said Capt Dai Xiaolong, CEO of GITL.
He further elaborated that Pakistan’s other ports are facing huge congestion due to high traffic of vessels carrying bulk cargoes, which result in delaying the operation and transportation of shipments; thus disturbing the entire supply chain mechanism.
The Port due to its unique geographical position makes it a fast-economical link between land-locked central Asian states and to the rest of the country.
GITL’s economic and efficient facilitates provides enormous opportunities to logistic companies, customs clearing agents and port related businesses.