Ship Building

KS&EW is the only shipbuilding company in Pakistan. It has built numerous cargo ships, support vessels, tugboats, naval vessels and sumbarines

Our specialized Shipbuilding Division builds a wide range of ships with high quality and reliability for national and international clients. We undertake all activities including complete construction and erection, painting and blasting, outfitting equipment tests and trials. Our focus is always on maintaining schedules and meeting the contractual targets. The construction work is carried out with full guarantee and in line with the standards of the world’s major classification societies, such as Lloyd’s Register for Shipping, Bureau Veritas, China Classification Society, etc.

32Tons Bollard Pull Tug


10Tons Bollard Pull Tug Our Shipbuilding team comprises of Marine Engineers, Naval Architects, Production Engineers, Design and Project Management teams with extensive experience for construction of various types of ships. Since inception, we have built over 444 vessels of different types and sizes. The Shipbuilding Division is well equipped to build ships up to 26,000 DWT including Frigates, Fast Attack Crafts, Logistic Support Ships, Bulk carriers, Oil Tankers, Seagoing and Harbour Tugs, Dredgers, Hopper Barges, Passenger Ferries, Fishing Trawlers, and special purpose crafts.



Karachi Shipyard has built Agosta 90B Khalid Class Submarine with collaboration of France under transfer of technology. The technology was mostly related to construction of the pressure hull and out-fitting of the submarine.