Terminal Information

Terminal Information


Port Muhammad Bin Qasim

Port Qasim Entrance

Phitti Creek Fairway Buoy 24°47’03″N; 67°17’13″E

Tide Table

PHB-2, Pakistan Tide Tables


BA-1284, PAK-20


18th March 1995


Jetty Platform

Draft Alongside

14.0 m

LOA (min – max)

180 – 245 m

Beam (max)

42.0 m

Deadweight (max)

75,000 tons

Vessel Operations

Vessel Berthing, Ship Shore Safety Process, Marine Loading Arm Connectivity, Pipeline Transfer

Products Handled

Furnace Oil, High Speed Diesel, Motor Gasoline, Condensate and Naphtha


Storage Terminals, Papco White Oil Pipeline, Super Highwar Karachi, Asia Petroleum Pipeline, PSO Zulfiqarabad Oil Terminal


36″ dia Black Oil, 30″ dia White Oil Pipeline

Marine Loading Arms

16″ dia x 3 MLAs

Unloading Capacity

4000 MT / hr


52 hectares

Terimnal Information

FOTCO is located at Port Qasim about 35 km East of Karachi. The Terminal located on the North side of the Kadiro Creek at position 24o47′ N; 67o17′ E is an established state of the art oil handling facility capable of handling about 9 million tons of oil per annum with a growth potential of 27 million tons per annum. FOTCO was established in the year 1995 and since have been handling majority of Diesel and Furnace Oil imports of the Country.

Designed and equipped to handle all types of POL Products, the terminal has so far handled over 163 million tons of oil. FOTCO Terminal plays an important role in Pakistan’s maritime operations by providing safe, efficient and smooth handling of country’s fuel requirements. It is the only terminal in the entire region equipped with state of the art automated jetty monitoring system.