In the year 1969, Khalil Marine Engineering Works (KMEW), a marine construction and repair yard, started its boat building division, with the re-build of one (1) Shore Defense Motor Launch, and then production of nineteen (19) wooden Harbour Patrol Launches for the Pakistan Navy. Over the years, Khalil Marine Engineering Works has a proven track record of producing many different types of high quality, sea-going vessels and crafts in three different technologies of steel, timber and fiberglass, and has a long list of satisfied clients.

Our biggest Boat building Export Order was for 58 (fifty eight) wooden Fishing Trawlers and 5 (five) Fish Carriers to SHILAT TRADING CORPORATION, Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in the year 1988 valued at USD 8.5 Million.

BOAT/SHIP BUILDING DIVISION (Construction in the following technologies):

AUTHORITIES FOR APPROVAL/ REGISTRATION/ CLASS:

  • Mercantile Marine Department, (MMD), Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Government of Pakistan.
  • Various International Foreign Classification Societies.

LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES, (L.S.A.):

In-house capability to produce life jackets under SOLAS specifications, to meet the demands of its various clients, both local and foreign, under the survey and certification of the Ports and Shipping Wing, Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan.

SHIP REPAIRS:

We are licensed ship repairers since 1973, with facilities for repairs to Hull and Super Structure of Steel, Fiberglass, and Wooden Craft, including repairs to Main and Auxiliary machinery. Other works carried out are Sand blasting/ Painting. Cleaning/ preservation of fresh water & fuel oil tanks.

MAIN CLIENTS IN THE GOVERNMENT/ PRIVATE SECTOR IN PAKISTAN: