Marine International Container Terminal (Pvt.) Limited ("MICT") was incorporated in 2008 as a terminal operating company. MICT is part of Marine Group of Companies that has been providing shipping logistics and cargo handling services to the trade and industry in Pakistan since 1964. The Marine Group provides container handling services to its clients through Pakistan International Container Terminal Limited ("PICT") and Premier Mercantile Services (Private) Limited ("PMS") at the Karachi Port. PICT is a state-of-the-art container terminal and a public listed company at the Karachi Stock Exchange which handles about 600,000 containers per year at Karachi Port. In order to further move towards the Group's mission of fulfilling all the logistics service requirements of its customers and other importers and exporters, MICT was incorporated which aimed at setting up a container freight station and logistics distribution center in Lahore to cater to the logistics requirement of the industrial center of Punjab.
The company is responsible to build and operate the dry port at Lahore's Prem Nagt Station. The 30 acre cargo handling facility will come into operations by 2011. Th objective of the company is to establish a modern inland container depot near. (more)
Pakistan Railways, in order to utilize its resources effectively and facilitate the tradi and industry of Pakistan, sought proposals from the private sector to build, operate am transfer a dry port at Prem Nagar, Lahore. (more)