Our Services

We provide the Total Logistics Solution for your cargo from “any corner” of the “World” to Pakistan, or to “any corner” of the “World” from Pakistan.

The most prominent among our services are:

Shipping Agency / Liner / Tramp / Charter

The Shipping Agency department has a wide experience in assisting any kind of vessels:

  • Container vessels
  • Break-bulk vessels
  • Heavy lift vessels
  • Tankers / Tramp
  • Projects Vessel

AARAS in one of the leading Shipping Agents in Pakistan and today holding an enviable position amongst the leading agency house of Pakistan.

AARAS Shipping operation team including CEO having vast experience in loading and discharging operation to entire satisfaction of all concerned thus. This position is an achieved by accidentally but by dint of hard work methodically direct in the services of our Valued Principle’s.

A wide variety of ship and cargoes in currently handled by the agency department, with which an experienced staff maintains a round the clock service. AARAS staff of port operation have Diploma Certificate from Maritime education and are quite familiar with the technicalities related to the clearance of all size/type of Vessels at Karachi / Bin Qasim /Gwader Port. We are meticulous in handling all type / size of Vessels at Karachi / Bin Qasim port by a team of trained personnel who keep the strictest standard by through planning and supervision to the schedule develop to suite the specific needs of our Valued Principle’s in accordance to relevant port tariff with assurance of prompt berthing and Quickest dispatch of vessel with competitive disbursement account with owners entire satisfaction.


Our chartering department always offers prompt and complete service, all inquiries are welcomed and handled with utmost attention AARAS Chartering & Trading Co will find you tonnage and / or space for any kind of cargo; Bulk, General, Reefer, Project Cargoes of Heavy and oversize Cargoes.

AARAS Shipping & Trading Co, books cargo for company vessels and third parties, and also acts as intermediary between shipper & ship owners. We are doing worldwide chartering dry bulk cargo and with collaboration of our various valued ship owners, operators, managers, charters and pattern that’s every type / size of vessel are running globally on time / voyage charter basis and with their absolute support. Therefore please keep us regular inform your / yours principles vessel position and cargoes availability for worldwide transportation including project and having lift cargoes with confident in order to offer you suitable cargo for your / yours principles vessel and suitable vessel four your cargo available with attractive freight and best workable terms to meet your all chartering requirements very satisfactorily.

Break Bulk, Heavy Lift, Project & Logistics with special care

Is your cargo, Break-bulk, Oversized, Over Dimensional or Ro-Ro??? Whether it is Dangerous or General, Big or Small???

Nature of cargo does not matter to us, but the only thing matter is to provide satisfactory and efficient services to handle any sort of cargo of our valued customers.

We are here to handle your all types of cargoes smoothly, carefully and efficiently with our competent, hard-working and well-trained staff. You can rely on us for any of your cargo, if it be power generation plants (windmill, oil, gas), heavy equipments, bulk cargo, break-bulk cargo, heavy cranes, cars, wires and cables, bagged cargo, baled goods, barrels and casks, corrugated boxes, wooden shipping containers, drums, paper reels, still griders, whatsoever it is we assure you the best services to handle your shipment.

Your break-bulk cargo, whether it is small or big, heavy or normal, need special care and expertise to handle them, as they are not set in a manner which a general, semi-containerized or containerized cargoes are set. We know what special care is needed and we have the expertise to handle them.

We are not limited to handle the heavy, break-bulk, oversized, over dimensional, ro-ro, dangerous or general cargoes only , but we provide complete and wide range of total logistics services for these cargoes as well, which includes more prominently but are not limited to, Heavy lifting, Loading, Unloading, Custom Clearance, Transportation, Road Surveying, Stevedoring, Discharging, and the list goes on. In short we provide DDU and DDP services for every type of cargo.

We have been handling approximately 650,000 cbm per annum on an average basis of Project Cargoes and also handling additional discharge cargoes as ship agents.

We are specialized in handling Over-Dimensional Cargo. We have a capability of hauling packages of every weight and size. We offer turn-key transportation solution, which actually consist of complete origin-to-destination package, including overseas shipping, custom clearance & transportation from the port of arrival to the project site.

Containerized Cargo Handling and Terminal Operators

AARAS Container Terminal (ACT) the active in stevedoring and container terminal operators in Pakistan, Stevedoring & Container terminal operation are one the very important factor for ship containers yard at Karachi port trust east and west wharf and can undertake all type of cargo handling which includes biz:

  • Containers Handling
  • Break Bulk Cargo / Grain
  • General Cargo
  • Heavy Lift & project Cargoes

 We are proud to state that nobody has come close to "ACT “has accomplished within our own private container yard inside the port and outside the port, we have fork lifts, mobile cranes, a fleet of 10 heavy lift and standard 12 meter trucks, warehousing and repaid facilities, refer facility, Choose "ACT" and get the benefit of comprehensive and integral service.

Custom Clearance for Projects, Afghan Cargo & All other shipments

We AARAS INTERNATIONAL – Clearing & Forwarding Agents (One of the part of the AARAS group of Companies), are providing the Custom Clearing Forwarding Services since the year 2000, to over and above fifty (50) National & Multi-National Companies with a team of 30 dedicated and highly professional employees. AARAS INTERNATIONAL have versatile exposure and we have surely accommodated the need of major industries which includes, but are not limited to :

  • Windmill Project
  • Power Plant
  • Cement Industry
  • Engineering Goods Industry
  • Glass Industry
  • Chemical Industry
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Chain Stores
  • IT / Telecom Industry
  • Afghan Transit Trade.

 While providing custom clearing agent services we do understand that that we have to deal with a variety of field individually in order to satisfy the requirements of our valuable customer, and as our main focus is to satisfy our client at the fullest and to provide them all of our best and quick services, therefore, we are eager to take interest in related field related to our clients’ requirements, and for this purpose we always try to keep ourselves updated with the ever changing government policies, also we put our great emphasis on skill development of our staff.

AARAS INTERNATIONAL always make sure that the jobs in hand are dealt with, swiftly and efficiently as we have already mentioned that quick service and clients’ satisfaction is all we consider and these factors are vital in our business. We are always updated with the up-to-date knowledge of all customs regulations, having excellent reputation in customs department and our ongoing dialogue with custom authorities.

The all rounder services that we provide relating to the field of Custom Clearance are as below :


AARAS offer consultancy services to our clients on matters related to customs Sales Tax & Import / Export Documentation so that delays and complications at the time of clearance of goods are avoided.


Legal advice relating to Customs, Sales Tax and Import / Export matters is available to our clients, we possess necessary expertise and knowledge to prepare and contest legal cases upto collector (Adjudication) level.


We can arrange storage of imported goods on competitive charges at a number of Public Warehouses associated with us.


AARAS International in coordination with its associates companies can also providing one-window logistics solutions to our clients involved in Afghan Transit Trade. We provide services such as Custom’s Clearing of Cargo at Karachi Ports, Transportation and Customs Clearing at Pak – Afghan Border. If required custom clearing services inside Afghan Border can also be handled through our associates who have their own office in Afghanistan.


AARAS international is highly experienced in orchestrating the full range of logistics services required by event organizers and exhibitors. This includes the professional handling and transport of bulky exhibits from customer’s factory to exhibitor’s booth. Whether you are exhibitor or an organizer, we can manage your entire project cost effectively and above all with highest level of professionalism.

For further details visit our exclusive CUSTOM CLEARANCE website @ www.aarasinternational.com

Energy Projects Handling

Talk about ENERGY PROJECTS we mean the “WINDMILL PROJECTS” and windmill projects….. means the “GIANT PROJECTS”.

Are you thinking to initiate energy project in Pakistan? Pakistan is the right market to invest for Windmill Energy and Aaras is the right place to give total logistics solution for your windmill projects. We feel proud to mention that we were the first to handle the Windmill Project in Pakistan, where we provided origin-to-destination services for the project, and so till then we have handled many Windmill Project Cargoes here in our country. We have now the complete knowledge and expertise of handling the windmill project shipments without any hindrance or complications.

The complete range of services (Door to Door Deliver) which we provided for the Windmill Projects were more particularly consisted, but were not limited to:

  • Road Surveying
  • Custom Clearance
  • Loading / Unloading
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Transportation

Inland and Project Transportation

No logistics enterprise is complete without its own dedicated fleet of trucks. We have good relations with very known and reliable transporters and equipment suppliers, we hire them on regular basis and we always make sure that safe, sound and efficient transport services are provided to all our customers, we have such good connections with the giant transport companies as we think their transportation vehicles as ours.

AARAS ensures the timely and secure movement of your cargo anywhere within the country and across Afghanistan, no matter how big, heavy, dangerous and risky your cargo is.

Logistics Center

We have been smartly providing experienced shipping agency-ship services to many well known principal Shipping Lines; their trust in us is the important asset for us. We have implemented many projects in the Telecom, Water and Sanitary, Health and Road Sector, Energy Power Plants, Cement Plants & Windmill Plants, as many of the well known organizations have appointed us to provide them our best of logistics services to implement their respective projects here in Pakistan.

No stage is skipped by us in providing logistics services to our honorable clients and customers. We always focus in improving and upgrading our Logistics Management.

We assure flawless movement of the goods / cargo from the point of Origin to the point of Destination.

We provide all services which are required in moving the consignment towards the final destination which includes but are not limited to the Road Surveying, Break-Bulk and Heavy Lifting, Custom Clearance, Transportation, Packaging, Warehousing, etc.

NVOCC / Air / Sea Freight Forwarding

AARAS CONTAINER LINES is a young and dynamic NVOCC with a wide experience in international transport. A personalized service is the key word of our specialized staff, assisting traders to move their goods both inland and overseas on a worldwide basis. Beside arrangements for routing, pricing and documentation the company also advise stowage matters and handles transport insurance.

This is mainly achieved by grouping / consolidating cargoes as purchased or sold by numerous individual or possibly isolated traders thereby promoting FOB purchases and C&F sales. Our trained staff can also furnish advice on the best methods of moving all type of cargo by road, sea and air.

Transit Containers / Project Handling Especially for Afghanistan

We take this opportunity to introduce our company M/s. AARAS Shipping & Logistics Afghanistan established in 2003 in Kabul/Afghanistan and Our Head Office operating in Pakistan and Regional Office in India having qualified and experienced staff to give good service to our customers.

AARAS Shipping & Logistics Afghanistan is one of the very few offices that are in operation despite the difficulties of the previous 12 years. We offer efficient and fast shipping and other freight forwarding services. Our services cover worldwide destinations.

We are backed by a team of young, experienced and dedicated staff who ensures that shipments are shipped in time and to the entire satisfaction of our clients. We become an extension of your office acting as your traffic and shipping department to handle any cargo movements either for export to any worldwide destinations or import from any country in the world.

We are just a call away to get you a competitive rate whether you are shipping a small package or a full container load. For better coordination and services for cargo movement to Afghanistan from all part of the world AARAS was opened in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan.

AARAS Shipping & Logistics Afghanistan is your friendly international freight destinations or import from any country in the world. AARAS Shipping & Logistics Afghanistan is your friendly international freight-forwarder to help expedite goods to your overseas buyers by sea, air or land.

AARAS is complete services logistics solutions provider in Afghanistan and also around the entire world. WE assure you of on time delivery, we can handle any type of consignment, anywhere for you. Our experienced and dedicated staff is available all the time to help you. As we always maintain, we are just a call away.

All the custom clearances and warehousing requirements of any cargo is handled by our experienced & wide network, covering entire nation and worldwide locations.

The moment our customers get in touch with us, we possess the capability of responding to all our cargo forwarding requirements regardless of size, routing or global distance. We ensure quality logistics management to your satisfaction.

AARAS is fully geared even more now to handle adept trucking requirements from anywhere. There being no alternative mode of entering into Afghanistan the cargo in de-stuffed and stuffed onto our network of trucking.

AARAS is a multi-faceted logistics company carefully structured to meet customers’ wide range of transportation needs and services.

  • On time pick-ups
  • Reliability
  • Easy accessibility
  • Experience
  • Individual service

We are proud to introduce ourselves as one of leading, famous and reliable freight forwarders in Kabul, Afghanistan. Our head office based in Karachi with branch offices in Lahore, Peshawar, Torkham, Islamabad and Faisalabad.

Since Afghanistan is a big import market of almost all kind of products from the range of food items till the supplies to Army and other forces.

We are the one who is handling a large volume of cargoes belong to the following organizations:

  • US Army
  • US Embassy in Kabul.
  • ISAF (International Security Assistance Force)
  • NGOs
  • Government of Afghanistan (All Ministries)
  • United Nations (UNDP)
  • Commercial / Private Cargo


Via Gateway Karachi - Islamabad/Rawalpindi - Lahore - Peshawar - Quetta - Kabul.

The nearest Sea Port for import of Cargo into Afghanistan is Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan is in the most advantageous position in Afghan Transit Trade, (ATT) where Port of Karachi plays a major role as hinterland port and "GATEWAY" to Afghanistan and Central Asian States, Countries.

There is no rail network in Afghanistan and all trade is conducted by land route from Pakistan and other neighboring countries. Cargo for Afghanistan in Transit via Pakistan (Karachi /Port) is exempted from Custom Duty and taxes in Pakistan. However, a Special Custom Cell, processes and examines the cargo at Karachi Port.

All cargo i.e. containerized or break-bulk is forwarded by Road from Karachi to the Customs Posts at following location.

1. Peshawar/Torkham for Cargo destined for Jalalabad/Kabul.
2. Outlets/Chaman for Cargo destined for Kandhar & Herat.