Government Shipping Office was established at Karachi Port on 21 May 1948. It was originally a subordinate office of the Ministry of Commerce, and was later placed under the administrative control of the Ports and Shipping Wing, Karachi (Ministry of Communications). It now functions under the Ministry of Maritime Affairs.

The Shipping Office is performing functions in accordance with the provision of Chapter 3 of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 2001.

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Ministry Officials
Federal Minister

Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh

Federal Secretary

Syed Zafar Ali Shah

DG Ports & Shipping

Ms. Alia Shahid