Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works were established in mid-fifties as a project of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and incorporated as a public limited company in 1957, managed by a Board of Directors with Managing Director as the Chief Executive.
Karachi Shipyard is situated at west wharf Karachi and spread over an area of 71 acres. It has a large shipbuilding hall, two block fabrication areas, three shipbuilding berths, two dry docks, a well-equipped machine shop and a large grit blasting and painting facility with modern machinery for paint application under controlled environment as per international standards. A ship lift and transfer system with a lifting capacity of 7881 tons and 13 in number parking stations are being installed which is planned to complete by end 2016.
Company/Title: Karachi Shipyard And Engineering Works Ltd
Publish In: TheNation Newspaper Pakistan
Published Date: 8-April-2018 Sunday