Shipping Industry of Pakistan - Ministry of Ports and Shipping in Islamabad is the central administrative authority of the Government of Pakistan primarily assigned to facilitate the ports and shipping industry of Pakistan by providing policy guidline to encourage port development and growth in shipping while maintaining safty standards. The Ministry is headed by the Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping assisted by the Secretary, Pors and Shipping. In karachi Director General (Ports and Shipping) represents Ministry. Pakistan Ship's Agents Association (PSAA) : The main objective of this Association is to resolve problems faced by its members and to make a positive contribution to the long term progress of the Ports and Shipping industry in Pakistan. PSAA enjoys high reputation at all official levels including Ministry of Ports & Shipping (MOPS), Karachi Port Trust (KPT), Port Qasim Authority (PQA), Customs, FPCCI, etc. All Pakistan Shipping Association: The APSA effectively carries out its role generally as lobby, negotiator and advisor to its membership and the shipping fraternity at large towards the development of shipping expertise. To protect and promote shipping and the related trade and industry in Karachi and elsewhere in Pakistan; and to do all that is necessary for the development of the business of the association.