Proposed plan of activities



Short Term:

Interactions with Government and private entities:

To facilitate the Association’s members whilst dealing with various authorities and bodies concerned with shipping, collectively in the interest of efficiency, understanding, co-operation and mutual benefits.

The Executive Committee to hold meetings, interact, assist and play an active part to give its input and solve members problems with following public and private entities:

1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MOMA)

2. Ministry of Commerce (MOC)

3. Karachi Port Trust (KPT)

4. Port Qasim Authority (PQA)

5. Gwadar Port Authority (GPA)

6. Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)

7. Sindh Revenue Board (SRB)

8. Karachi Dock Labour Board (KDLB)

9. Federal Investigation Agency (Immigration) (FIA)

10. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA)

11. Joint Maritime Information Coordination Center (JMICC)

12. Directorate of Dock Workers Safety (DDWS)

13. Mercantile Marine Department (MMD)

14. Port Health Office (PHO)

15. State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

16. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

17. Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP)

18. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI)

19. Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI)

20. Pakistan Stevedores’ Conference (PSC)

21. Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA)

22. Pakistan International Freight Forwarders Association (PIFFA)

23. Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT)

24. Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT)

25. Pakistan Gas Port Consortium pmited Terminal (PGPCL)

26. pquid Cargo Terminal (LCT)

27. Engro Vopak Terminal pmited (EVTL)

28. Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company (FOTCO)

29. Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal (FAP)

30. Engro Elengy Terminal pmited (EETL)

31. Port Qasim Electric Power Company Coal Terminal (PQEPC)

32. SSGC-LPG Terminal

33. Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT)

34. Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT)

35. South Asia Pakistan Terminal (SAPT)

36. China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC)

Long Term:

Interactions with KPT, PQA & GPA:

a) To endeavor to improve the working conditions at the ports of Pakistan and advise authorities on long term improvements needed.

b) To take such steps as the Association considers desirable towards the promotion of the common interest of ship's agents using the ports of Pakistan.

c) To place before Government and other public and official bodies the views of members on matters affecting the common interest of ship's agents using the ports of Pakistan.

d) To attempt to adopt unified approach in matters of policy on all matters affecting the common interest of ship's agents using the ports of Pakistan.

e) To do such other things as are necessary in the general interest of its members.

Association’s representations on Government committees:

f) To seek representations on various bodies/authorities concerned with or dealing with shipping matters.

Federal and Provincial Laws:

g) To support legislative or other measures and to procure change of law or practice affecting shipping trade.

Visits of trade delegations:

h) To secure adequate representation on Government, public or statutory bodies and or trade and industrial delegations as formed from time to time.

Progress in shipping sector:

i) To be an advocate of change with a view to instilling a culture of progress, innovation and reform in the shipping sector.