header-aaras

Port Information

Karachi Port Information

 

We, Aaras Shipping Agencies (Pvt.) Ltd. would like to take opportunity to provide you key features of KARACHI PORT :

  • There are 12 Berths at Karachi Port where General Cargo Vessels can be safely accommodated.
  • Max permissible draft is 10.5 MTER SSW, LOA : 225 MTR, BEAM 32 MTRS.
  • Density : 1025
  • No Restrictions of Air Draft.
  • At Karachi Port Vessel Berth / Un-Berth round the clock with favorable tide.
  • Covered sheds are available subject to space.
  • Stevedores work in two shifts at Karachi Port namely Day & Night (0700 – 1630 and 1900-0430) Round the clock (Except for meals and tea breaks), Sunday / Holidays Stevedores work Overtime @ 50% additional rates.
  • Average loading rate for bagged cement (1 Ton Jumbo bag) is about 3000 MT per day.
  • Presently Karachi Port is congested and may expect 4/5 days waiting at Karachi Port however with our good contacts we can manage minimum waiting.
  • It takes about 1.5 Hrs from Pilot Station to the berth at Karachi Port.
  • CGO is always discharged using ship’s gears, however, shore cranes may be engaged with prior booking at cost of Party requesting the same.
  • Bunkers available.
  • Fresh water available, Cost about US $ 5 PMT.
  • May to August, Monsoon prevails and weather is generally moderate / rough with swells,and scattered rains.
  • 14th August is a National Holiday.
  • Karachi Port is ISPS Compliant Port and the Security Level is 1
We are looking forward to hear soon from you, as it will be our contentment to be of service to you. Best Regards and have a nice day.
Akbar Ali - Chairman
AARAS SHIPPING AGENCIES (PVT.) LTD.
Suite No. 701, 7th Floor, Business Plaza
Mumtaz Hassan Road, I.I. Chundrigar Road,
Karachi -74000, Pakistan
Telephone : 0092 021 32415450-51
Fax : 0092 021 2420412
Email : aaras@cyber.net.pk,info@aarasshiping.com
Website : www.aarasshipping.com

Port Qasim Information

 

We, Aaras Shipping Agencies (Pvt.) Ltd. would like to take opportunity to provide you key features of PORT QASIM :

  • There are 04 Dry Cargo Berths at Port Qasim, at present it offer better berthing prospects as compared with Karachi Port.
  • Max. permissible draft : 10.5 MTR SSW. LOA : 225 MTR, BEAM 32 MTRS, Slight Variation in the draft may be allowed against payment of gratitude
  • Density : 1025
  • No Restrictions of Air Draft.
  • Night Navigation is only available for small Vessels that too on prior request at owner’s risk and expense, subject to Vessel fitted with bow thruster.
  • Covered sheds are available subject to space.
  • Stevedores work in three shifts namely A, B & C, round the clock (Except for meals and tea breaks) 0800 – 1600, 1600 – 2400, 0000 – 0800 Hrs.
  • Average discharge rate is expected to be about 8000 Mt per day basis 04 hooks / gangs. But it would depend on speed of cranes, cargo stowage, etc.
  • Vessel may expect 2 / 3 days waiting at Port Qasim.
  • It takes about 3 / 4 Hrs from pilot station to berth at Port Qasim.
  • CGO is usually discharged by using ship’s cranes, cargo is landed on the plinth and shifted to the port allocated stacking area with fork lifts.
  • Bunkers available.
  • Fresh water available, Cost about US $ 5 PMT.
  • During April to August Monsoon prevails and weather is generally moderate / rough with swells, and scattered rains.
  • Port Qasim is ISPS Compliant Port and the Security Level is 1

We are looking forward to hear soon from you, as it will be our contentment to be of service to you. Best Regards and have a nice day.
Akbar Ali – Chairman
AARAS SHIPPING AGENCIES (PVT.) LTD.
Suite No. 701, 7th Floor, Business Plaza
Mumtaz Hassan Road, I.I. Chundrigar Road,
Karachi – 74000, Pakistan
Telephone : 0092 021 32415450-51
Fax : 0092 021 2420412
Email : aaras@cyber.net.pk,info@aarasshipping.com
Website : www.aarasshipping.com