Shahdadkot In Land Container Terminal Pvt Ltd ( SICT )
Pakistan’s economic performance has improved significantly in the recent years, reflecting a strong commitment and a series of serious efforts undertaken by the Government and people of Pakistan. The inception of Gwadar Deep-Sea Port is to further enable economic development of Pakistan over the next decades and beyond.
Gwadar has enormous potential from all angles & dimensions for any kind of business activity, whether known or emerging with ever developing technologies. Being a Deep Sea Port and because of its location it will be a gateway & hub of world businesses & trades and will cater to all types of international and commercial activities generated from one business to another irrespective of quantity, quantum & magnitude.
Prime focus of SICT is on six function system such as multimodal transport services, international trade, bonded logistics, value-added processing services, logistics support services and business service. It will provide logistics support services such as transit bonded logistics, processing, display, cross-border electronic commerce value-added logistics services, logistics information, block trading, offshore finance, shipping, insurance, the RMB cross-border settlement beside basic logistics service including load and unload, warehousing, distribution, continue to expand the value-added chain of logistics industry.
The transportation industry is an important material production department of the national economic development, it runs through the whole process of social reproduction, combined with the production, distribution, exchange and consumption organically, and ensure the normal operation of social life and production. It is one of the necessary conditions to speed up the development of the national economy.
In order to adapt to the current development of national economy the ministry of transportation put forward the long-term development plan of construction of highway framework, main waterway, station hubs and traffic support system. Road freight station is an important part of the main hub. It plays an important role in improving the transportation system and service level.
In order to improve the port road transport efficiency and scale, promote freight information level, it is urgent matter to built central freight station with traditional freight and modern logistics park function.
When Chinese president Xi Jinping visited Central Asia and Southeast Asia in September and October of 2013, he raised the initiative of jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road and pointed out that should be implemented from five aspects such as policy communication, roads connection, trade, currency and people communication. Lianyungang port is located in the intersection of “Silk Road Economic Belt” and “twenty-first century Maritime Silk Road, separated with Japan and South Korea by the sea, it occupies a special position in the “one belt and one road” strategy overall layout. Gwadar port will therefore greatly improve and the requirements for distributing system will be higher.
Superior geographical location makes SICT an important Container Terminal in context of Gwadar Port facilities for the Midwest area. The cargo from the central and western regions accounted for about 60% in recent years, and half of the added cargo throughout comes from the Midwest of China.
As part of the recent MoU and multiple agreements between Mega Movers Pakistan & COPHC Gwadar , MMP has announced SICT Pvt Ltd , strategically located at the heart of Rato Dero – Gwadar M-8 Motorway. SICT Pvt Ltd is one of the few global container terminal operators who are investing heavily in the Inland Cargo & Container Terminal & Logistics Park facility in regard to the CPEC & Gwadar International Port operations . This does not only act as an extension to our seaport facilities but also help in the supply chain integration to our customers providing value added services like transportation and storage, general warehousing, empty handling and several value added services specifically to CPEC related projects and simultaneously general market.
Having longstanding relationships with the country’s custom Clearing Agents, Freight Forwarders, Shipping Agents, Carriers and Shipping Lines by serving them for years. In addition of modern engineering support equipment and facilities, the company has fully computerized environment to execute, monitor, process, and report operational and financial transactions in timely and effective manner and to communicate within and outside the organization.
SICT Pvt Ltd is determined to be the Largest Logistics Provider by 2020 for the customers of Gwadar International Port and all stake holders related to CPEC Project. Having our excess to warm-water, deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Baluchistan province of Pakistan we strive to capture the Global Market and its potential and play our role in the development of Economy of Pakistan.Inspiration of Maritime Excellence, Gwadar Port is about 533 km from Karachi and 120 km from the Iranian border and 380 km northeast of Oman across the Arabian Sea.It is situated on the eastern bay of a natural hammerhead-shaped Peninsula protruding into the Arabian Sea from the coastline. Mega Movers having the benefit of its presence in all these locations has the competitive advantage and better service level for its customers.
SICT Pvt Ltd having its deep rooted relations with the major stakeholders in China & Pakistan strive to put its share in the development and success of China Pakistan Economic Corridor Projects and success of Gwadar International Port .