• Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti
  • Dr. Syed Shahab uddin


Karachi Port, Operation, Development, Competition, Efficiency


The purpose of this study is to distinguish and assess the performance of existing, emerging, and conceptual, commercially developed technologies at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) which is related to economic development through China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The relevant infrastructure of KPT will facilitate CPEC growth and can play a dynamic role whereas expansion and extension of private terminal operators are equally important to support the CPEC initiative. The increase in efficiency of port operation and its processing requires a rational allocation of resources, transport, and handling equipment. The study analyses the problems, challenges and opportunities of Karachi port’s operation and its efficiency. The economic impacts and opportunities for Karachi Sea Port during the development process of CPEC are also included in this study.

Author Biographies

Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti

Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti is working as Assistant Professor at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, Karachi. Dr Asghar has vast experience of research in the domain of International Law, Human Rights and Foreign Policy Analysis. His email ID is

Dr. Syed Shahab uddin

Dr. Syed Shahab uddin is working as Assistant Professor at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, Karachi. His area of interest includes Political Economy. His email ID is


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