Gwadar Port finally making history by beginning its cargo handling from March 15, 2008,” says a newspaper report.
And the port is certainly making history. This is perhaps the first port in the annals of the history of port development which could not receive the first commercial ship specifically chartered to use the port on its inauguration. Somebody just forgot to check the draft of the ship against the depth available at the port. The ship had to be partially unloaded at the anchorage to MV Hyderabad, engaged from PNSC, before the ship was able to enter the port.Read More »Gwadar port: ‘history-making milestones’