China-Pakistan Economic Cooperation (CPEC) Project: Satellite Imagery Analysis of Port Development at Makran Coast
Source:Research Report, NIAS, Number NIAS/CSS/ISSSP/U/RR/14/2020, Bangalore, p.34 (2020)
Keywords:Chinese naval base, CPEC, Gwadar Port, Jinnah Naval Base, Makran Coast
The study looks at the port development in the Makran coastal region, and how the CPEC is transforming naval port development along the Makran Coast. The study uses open source satellite images to analyse the development of Gwadar Port and PNS Akram (Gwadar), Jinnah Naval Base (JNB) and PNS Ahsan (Ormara), PNS Makran (Pasni), PNS Siddiq (Turbat) and the naval station, Jiwani Peninsula. The objectives include carrying out various interpretation methods to verify the claimed rapid development of the Makran Coast.