Last Update November 8, 2023


  • Infrastructure, Construction & Civil Engineering
  • Maintenance Repair Overhaul and Logistics Support
  • Ships, Vessels, Submarines & related equipment

The Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited (KSEW), is situated at West Wharf in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Karachi Shipyard is the oldest Heavy Engineering Works of Pakistan which is catering for its Ship Building, Ship Repairing, Submarine/Warship Construction and Heavy/General Engineering requirements. KSEW was established in early 1950s as a project of PIDC. It was incorporated as a public limited company in 1957. The shipyard spread over an area of 71 acres. KSEW has a large Ship Building Hall, three Ship Building Berths, two Dry Docks, three Foundries (Iron, Steel & Non-Ferrous), Fabrication Shops, one machine shop and other supporting facilities like Carpentry, Pipe Fitting and Light Steel Fabrication Shop. KSEW is working as an autonomous commercial organization under the Ministry of Defence Production, Government of Pakistan.

Karachi Shipyard is the only shipbuilding company in Pakistan. It has built numerous cargo ships, tugboats and support vessels, naval vessels and submarines.

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd.

  • G Allana Road, Karachi, Pakistan
  • +92 21 9921 4045 to 64 [20 Lines]
  • + 92 21 9921 4020 & + 92 21 9921 4030
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