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13th January’2006

N O T I C E

It is notified for information of all concerned that telephone numbers of Govt.Shipping Office, Karachi have been changed with immediate effect. New telephone numbers of Govt.Shipping Office, Karachi are as below: -

1. Shipping Master 9263011
2. Dy.Shipping Master 9263012
3. Email 9263013
4. Fax 9263020
5. PABX 9263021
List of PABX
Shipping master 101
Public Desk 102
Establishment section 103
Dept. Shipping master 104
Account section 105
CDC section 106
S&D section 107
Computer section 108

 


September 05, 2005

CIRCULAR

SUB: MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT

  1. THE GOVERNMENT SHIPPING OFFICE (G.S.O) IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE INTRODUCTION OF MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR–SID) THROUGH NATIONAL DATABASE AND REGISTRATION AUTHORITY (NADRA) W.E.F. SEPTEMBER 10, 2005.
  2. THE MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR–SID) IS FULLY COMPLIANT WITH INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION CONVENTION (ILO) C-185 AND IS GLOBALLY MACHINE READABLE.
  3. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL SEAMEN OBTAIN MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR-SID) BEFORE SIGNING AGREEMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT ON SHIPS (ARTICLE OF AGREEMENT).
  4. SHIPOWNERS / MANNING AGENCIES ARE ADVISED TO EMPLOY CREW WHO ARE IN POSSESSION OF MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR-SID).
  5. THE STANDARD PROCEDURE FOR ISSUE OF MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR–SID) IS ATTACHED AT ANNEXURE – A
THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ISSUANCE OF MACHINE READABLE SEAFARERS’ IDENTITY DOCUMENT (MR-SID). IS ATTACHED AT ANNEXURE –B.

No. GSO/ADMN -                                                                                                                          Karachi, the 8th October 2011

      CIRCULAR

SUB    : SERVICE CHARGES - GOVERNMENT SHIPPING OFFICE  (REVISED)

           The revised service charges of Government Shipping Office as approved by the competent authority and conveyed vide Ministry of Ports & Shipping (Ports & Shipping wing) Karachi,  vide Administrative Order No. 5(11)/98-Sh-III (Vol-I) Pt. dated Karachi 4th October 2011 are appended below for information of all concerned.

S NO.

SERVICE

SERVICE CHARGES

1 Engagement per seafarer.   Rs.      200
2 Discharge per seafarer. Rs.      300
3 Grant of inward/outward clearance of ships. Rs.   1,200
4 Inquiries, service rendered on board ships. Rs.   1,200
5 Opening / Endorsement / Renewal of ship Articles of Agreement. Rs.   1,500
6 Issue of Seaman Service Book (SSB). Rs.   4,000
7  Issue of Seafarersí Identification Document (MR-SID) Rs.      400
8 Additional charges for the services mentioned above at Serial 3 to 7  
  when rendered, urgent, after office hours and on holidays. Rs.  1,000
9 Issue / Change / Extension / Cancellation of NOC per seafarer. Rs.     100
10 Issue of Medical Examination form to seafarers. Rs.     100
11 Seafarers service record/certificate, amendment / endorsement in  
  SSB etc (except retired and death cases). Rs. 1,000
12 SSB etc (except retired and death cases). Rs. 5,000
  agents License. (lump sum)

The revised service charges are effective immediately with the issue of this circular until further order by the Government.

 MASOOD AHMAD

SHIPPING MASTER


        Procedure of Issuance of MRSID (Annexure - A)

    Download Application Form MRSID(Annexure - B)