United Marine Agencies (Pvt.) Ltd was established in 1988 to provide efficient and competitively priced shipping, cargo and related marine services in Pakistan. The company acts primarily acts as a shipping agent for liners, containers, tankers and container vessels calling at both the major ports of the country.
Right from the beginning, UMA has kept itself abreast of the ever changing market situation and customers' requirements. This quality of keeping pace with the times has helped earn ISO9002 certification by DNV for the quality management system in place at the company headquarters in Karachi and its five branch offices elsewhere in the country.
UMA's work force is 200 strong. This team of professionals maintains close relationships with the clients, principals and the government machinery in order to regulate smooth and hassle free movement of the cargo. They facilitate transfer of containers from either of the two ports to any of the up-country destinations.
Besides ship handling and related agency matters, UMA also provides supervision and handling of all port operations through its designated associates, who are licensed stevedores and who have fully-equipped container terminals within and off the port limits. And to make matters free of complication, the company has taken tally and documentation procedures under its direct control.
UMA provides supreme quality services for cargo shipment, port operations and other related matters. The company represents a number of renowned international shipping lines who operate their vessels in the region and connect the country's two major ports to all major destinations of the world.
In recognition of the incomparable services rendered to the shipping industry, UMA has received certifications and awards on a number of occasions. And the list continues to grow as the company achieves one feat after another in quick successions.