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1 Name of Port Port Qasim
2 Name of Terminal Operator Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT)
3 Terminal General Contact Number +92 21 34739100
4 Terminal full style address Berth 5-7, PQA Marginal Whaves, Port Qasim, Karachi
5 Terminal website www.dpworldkarachi.com
6 Terminal closure due to public holidays (number of days per year) 02 Days per year on account of EID Festival.
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1 Distance from Pilot station to berth (nautical miles) 23NM
2 Time from Pilot station to berth (hours) 2.5 Hrs
3 Harbour pilot time As per agreed proforma
4(a) Average Range of Tide (LW - HW) (meter)* -0.62   to 4.01
4(b) Tide Constraint (if any) Tidal Port
4(c) Tidal range 4.51 meters
5 Turning basin diameter 625 Meters
6 Density 1025
7 Channel depth (at zero tide) 14 m draft at CD (Terminal 1) & 16 m draft at CD (Terminal 2)
8(a) Maximum permissible vessel draft (if any) (meters): T1 12m
8(b) Maximum permissible vessel draft (if any) (meters): T2 13m
9 UKC based on transit speed 10% of draft
10(a) Total length of berth (meter)* : T1 712m
10(b) Total length of berth (meter)* : T2 615m
11 Height of berth above sea level at tide zero (meter)* 5.2m
12 Vessel's side alongside berth As per tide
13(a) Number of gantry cranes at berth* : T1 6
13(b) Number of gantry cranes at berth* : T2 3
14(a) Maximum outreach of gantry cranes (in meters & number of rows)* : T1 44m (16 rows)
14(b) Maximum outreach of gantry cranes (in meters & number of rows)* : T2 56m (21 rows)
15(a) SWL of gantry cranes under spreader (metric tons)*: T1 40mt
15(b) SWL of gantry cranes under spreader (metric tons)*: T2 50mt
15(c) SWL of gantry cranes under hook metric tons): T1 54mt
15(d) SWL of gantry cranes under hook metric tons): T2 80mt
16 Number of gantry cranes fit for twinlift operations (1x40' or 2x20' in 1 move)* 03 cranes only at T2
17 Min number of 20’ bays between 2 gantry cranes working in 20’ bays 3 x 20' bays
18 Min number of 20’ bays between 2 gantry cranes working in 40’ bays 1 x 40' bay
19(a) Bollard start number ( at which Berth) Terminal 1 = 5.0                                  Terminal 2 = 4.8
19(b) Bollard end number ( at which berth) Terminal 1 = 727.24                           Terminal 2 = 612.7
19(c) Distance between bollards approximately 25 meters
20 Over height limit (OOG under speader with additional gear) (meters) 3.04m
21 Longitudinal clearance between the legs of gantry cranes 17m
22 Maximum OOG cargo width (meters) 0.91m (Subject to conditions)
23(a) Capacity of stacking area (TEU)* 22,824
23(b) Design Capacity (in M of TEUS)* 1.3 Million per annum
24 Type of yard handling equipment ECH, RS, RTG, ITV, Fork Lifter
25 Number of reefer plugs available at the terminal* 636 in fixed stands (Total 1000 with make shift arrangements)
26 Limitation in hazardous cargo that can be stowed at terminal? if yes, please specify IMO 1 & 7 cannot be stowed in Terminal
27 Cut-off for dry cargo before ship's arrival (hours) 24 hours prior arrival of vessel
28 Terminal Operation hours 24/7 - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs (1 hour break on Friday –prayer).
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1 Did container has been grounded or not? Please check DP World Website www.dpworldkarachi.com for queries related to container status. Also track your shipment status through our newly launched Android application.
2 Why ANF Seal is not affixed on container after completion of ANF Examination? After completion of ANF Examination, cargo is being re-stuffed back in container. However ANF Seal will be affixed only in presence of ANF Authorities.
3 Why Scrap Examination Service applied on Container? Scrap Examination Service applied on the basis of HS Code provided in WeBoc Customs.
4 Operation timing 24/7 - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs.
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1 VGM Weight Disparity? Why my VGM weight reflecting on QICT Websit is different from what I have mentioned in documents? Disparity in VGM weight can be occurred due to following reasons:
a) Submitted VGM weight at Pre-gate / Shipping Line is wrong (Input error).
b) Weighment activity outside terminal was not conducted as per required standard.
c) Container tare weight may not be added with cargo weight (including packaging material) Net Weight + Container Tare Weight = VGM.
d) Weighment activity inside Terminal was not conducted as per required standards can be requested for re-weighment.
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1 What is the Global Education Programme? Education is one of the four focus areas of DP Worlds sustainability strategy (Education, Social Welfare, Marine Conservation & Health). Global education needs are urgent, particularly in priority areas and developing economies where we have a presence. Our programme aims to boost the skills, aspirations and confidence of young people in the communities where we operate, raising awareness about the maritime sector, trade and logistics, and related career options. It also aims to develop a talent pipeline of future employees in our business and within our higher education programmes.
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1 What type of cargo can be handled and accepted at CFS/MTO? All LCL cargo(s) i.e. paper reels (news-paper & cement bag paper), railway cargo, bearings, wood pulp, iron/plastic/paper scrap Etc.
2 Can we get TP consignments cleared from CFS instead of Terminal? NO
3 Export cargo can be handeled at CFS/MTO NO
4 Operation timing 24/7 - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs.
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1 What are the basic services provided at ICD / DP World Lahore Terminal? 1). One window inland logistical solutions, including storage of cargo and containers.
2). Customs clearance of Export & Import cargo/containers and also provides infrastructure and resources for transportation via rail to QICT.
2 How can I trust the merits of ICD? ICD/DP World Lahore in itself is a success story. ICD is presently handling 3 times of the volumes since its inception in the year 2011. It is now managing 5,000 TEUs/month. ICD enjoys patronage of all Shipping Lines, Pakistan Railways, Customs House Agents, and Transporters offering their services to the customers using ICD / DP World Lahore. Customer portfolio of DP World Lahore is growing day by day.
3 ICD ISO Certificions ISO certifications (ISO: 9001, 14001, 18001, and 27001)
4 Operation Timing 24/7 - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs.
5 What are the benefits to trade from ICD. Advantages to Trade:
1) Railway is cheaper than the road transport.
2) Safe mode of inland transportation.
3) QICT / ICD provides local haulage to customer facility / warehouse.
4) QICT / ICD offers 24/7 HelpDesk services to its customers.
5) QICT / ICD customer are able to pay invoice either in Karachi or Lahore.
6) Facility of Let Pass account to avoid any disruption in movement occurs due to billing issues.
7) QICT / ICD provides local haulage to customer facility / warehouse.
8) All the mentioned services will be available for the customers on attractive rates as compare to road transport that will reduce the cost of business for customers. Charges for various services and handling at ICD are very competitive. , and can be considered wherever possible based on frequency / commitment of volumes and other factors with the consent of Management.
Please get in touch with our Marketing team for more information.
6 How can I divert my shipments to ICD? ICD Marketing Team would guide you through the simple process of diverting your consignment to ICD. Given email ID: imran.khaliq@dpworld.com
7 My cargo requires special handling and storage arrangements. How would they be treated at ICD? ICD is fully equipped facility to handle any cargo and specialized arrangements have already been made for some of our customers. Customized storage and handling arrangements can also be made and infrastructural developments / amendments can also be done depending on the needs of handling.
8 From where I can get further assistance?  ICD Marketing Department is dealing with customer's direct business queries. However, ICD has a single window helpdesk service working 24/7 where all general information regarding train schedules, inbound / outbound movement, status of consignment, and assistance is provided to all our valued customers to keep them abreast about the status of their consignments. 
9 What infrastructure and features made available at ICD to meet trade demands? ICD has one of the largest container and cargo handling terminal in Lahore and has paved containers yards for storage of containers and has 25,000 sq. ft. covered and fully developed warehousing space for storage of cargo. In addition to this, two Reach Stackers, Specialized labor, Fork lifter, and general operational equipment are available round the clock to meet the expectations of our customers.
10 Operation Timing 24/7 for Non-bonded & 9-5 PM for bonded - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs.
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1 Name of OFF-DOCK NLC Container Terminal
2 OFF-DOCK General Contact Number 0092 21 34739100 (Ext. 500,503 , 517 , 518)
3 Terminal closure due to public holidays 02 days per year on account of EID festival.
4 Distance from the QICT Approx. 45 kilometers from the QICT terminal
5 Distance from the Karachi Port Approx. 10 kilometers from the Karachi Port
6 Stacking capacity of containers in (Teus) 1806 Teus
7 Handling container machines Reach Stacker
8 Number of Reefer points 40 points available for plug-in reefer container.
9 Capacity of LCL shed imports Approx. 2000 CBM
10 Capacity of covered shed Approx. 1300 CBM
11 OFF-DOCK gates We have two gates (IN/OUT)
12 OFF-DOCK delivery time for FCL containers. For Onre-Cutsom cargfo till 19:00 hrs & WeBOC cargo 24/7
13 OFF-DOCK delivery time for LCL cargo. Delivery may be process till 19:00 hrs
14 Export service for OFF-DOCK 24/7
15 Import & Export containers from QICT to OFF-DOCK. Inter Port movement only allow in night from 23:00 hrs to 06: 00 in the morning.
16 Terminal Operation Hours 24/7 – 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 20:00 hrs
17 What type of cargo can be handled and accepted at OFF-DOCK. We can handle FCL / LCL containers carrying all the general commodities except the scrap handling.
18 Can we get the TP consignments FCL cleared from the OFF-DOCK NO.
19 Export Cargo can be handle at OFF-DOCK YES.
20 Car Containers accepted. YES.
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1 What does IC3 stands for IC3 stands for Integrated Cargo Container Control.
2 can we get the TP consignments FCL cleared from the OFF-DOCK All type of export for USA is handled at IC3, also non-USA part Shipment/multi GD cargo is accepted at IC3.
3 What facilities does IC3 provide Following facilities are being provided at IC3. 1) ANF/Custom examination, DEC Examination at yard (Yard/IC3 ramp). 2) Weighment 3) Scanning (Only for USA)
4 How can I divert my shipment to IC3on which behalf According to shipment POD & nature of GD, either unit is gaving a single GD or part shipment will divert to IC3.
5 Has my container been grounded Please check at DP World Karachi web site www.dpworldkarachi.com for queries related to container status.
6 Has my container shifted inside Terminal Please check at DP World Karachi web site www.dpworldkarachi.com for queries related to container status.
7 Is my container examining in IC3 shed area as mentioned in QICT invoice Container is examining in IC3 shed area (US scanning facility)
8 Import cargo can be handled at IC3 NO.
9 Operation Timing 24/7 - 30 minutes break for shift changeover at 0800 hrs & 2000 hrs.