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Gwadar port

Pakistan hands management of strategic Gwadar port to China

China took over management on Monday of Pakistan’s Gwadar port, en route to key Hormuz Straits oil shipping lanes, in a move which has prompted nerves in India about its fellow Asian giant’s growing strategic clout.

Tuesday, 19 February, 2013, 12:56am

Pakistani port Gwadar aids China's maritime expansion plans

The Pakistani cabinet on January 30 approved the transfer of Gwadar port, a commercial failure cut off from the national road network, from Singapore's PSA International to state-owned China Overseas Port Holdings.

19 Feb 2013 - 4:21am

Pakistani port Gwadar aids China's maritime expansion plans

China’s acquisition of a strategic port in Pakistan is the latest addition to its drive to secure energy and maritime routes and gives it a potential naval base in the Arabian Sea, unsettling India.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Gwadar seaport holds key in China's energy search

China is expected to take operational control of the strategically located Gwadar port on Pakistan's southwestern coast this month. The state-run Chinese Overseas Port Holdings has bought the shares of Singapore's PSA International, the concession holder and operator of the port, under a deal approved by the Pakistan government.

12 Feb 2013 - 2:45am