As a Shipping Agency, we provide varied range from Vessels such as Container Carriers, Break Bulk Carriers, Bulk Tankers to Heavy Lift Vessels. We also prioritize value added services like Feeder, Ro-Ro Shipping, Project Cargo Handling and Ship Broking Services to cater to our customer requirements.
Our Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) business unit commenced with as little as 100 units of old containers in 2015 but we own and operate close to 1000 containers which are relatively new. In 2018, we ventured into the NVOCC business in our own brand ASCO. We also cater into combined logistics by offering door to door services of containerized cargo between Indian sub-continent and Upper Gulf. Currently we operate in all ports of container terminals in UAE and have commenced our service into South East Asia.
We have our own associate offices in Nhavasheva and Chennai and have nominated experienced agents in Calcutta, Delhi, Mundra, Kandla, Karachi, Colombo and Chittagong. We also associate with shipping agencies with vast experience in the marine industry to handle our containers in other Upper Gulf and M.E. ports.
Our ASCO brand today carries contractual cargo for Food and Beverages, Chemical (dg and non-dg), Agro Products, Fertilizers, Petro-chemical, etc. We offer special packages and services for Contract logistics cargo with committed volume. ASCO brand is regionally operated and managed from our main office in Abu Dhabi .
A strong network of offices and affiliates in the entire Gulf region helps us to offer the best overland services to our customers in the region. Our overland transportation services cover the entire UAE as well as other parts of the Gulf region such as Qatar, Muscat, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.
We have a fully dedicated Chartering and Broking division that focuses on all aspects of cargo handling and contracts of Shipment. Our well established global chartering network allows us to seamlessly provide the entire range of services that prove beneficial for our customers, ranging from Vessel Employment/Trade and CoA to Heavy Lift/Project/Shipments/Dry Bulk/Break Bulk Cargoes as well as Liquid Cargoes – CPP and DPPs.
• We are Sub Agent for SCI Vessels & Sea Speed Line calling the petroleum ports of Ruwais, Jebel Dhanna, Zirku and Das Island
• Commodities in Tanker vessles include Crude Oil, LPG, Butane, Chemicals, etc
• We handle 8-10 vessels on a monthly average ; each tanker loading an average of 100,000 mtonnes
• We handle monthly 2-3 bulk vessels in Ruwais from various owners loading Sulpher cargo.
• We are the nominated sub-agents for Oman’s Coastguard vessels – Haras 1 & Haras 2 calling ADYARD Jetty for periodic repair works
• We have acted as agents for QBS Tug and Barge at Abu Dhabi owned by Qatar Bulk Shipping – a QNTC, Doha group company.
With ASCO, as a customer, you can be assured of premium Logistics Solutions at competitive pricing and personal attention to all your needs. Our prime arena is ‘Air and Sea Transportation’ but, we are well versed in offering Logistics Solution and related services such as Packaging and Customs Clearance. We bring to you, customized solutions specific to Industrial Logistics and other critical areas of Multimodal Transportation.
As the trusted name in Logistics and Multimodal Transportation Industry, we look after our brand value to facilitate in converging for promotional exhibitions around the globe. It is through these exhibitions and with the support of our strong professional team; we could create an impact anywhere across the world and reach the untapped markets.
Our Customs Clearance operations cover the entire range of cargo at all customs points of UAE whether it is a small parcel or full chartered load. We arrange cost effective on-carriage though trucking and barging as per project and cargo requisites. We are licensed to custom clear cargo and vessels at all petroleum ports of UAE – Ruwais, Jebel Dhana, Zirku, Das Island and Fujairah.
• We handle Scan-trans Vessels at ADT as sub-agents.
• Vessel Agents for contractual bulk from imports of Bentonite & Barites and provided eventual turn-key to ESNAAB base
• Vessel agent for ESSAR for SBM from ADT to Vadainar, India
Our packaging & shifting services include household and office relocation within the UAE and across the globe. Our procedure is backed with our ‘State-Of-The-Art’ storage facilities for holding the items till the shipment date, with a promise of ZERO DAMAGE to items for our customers. With our methodical approach & well trained handlers, coupled with thorough planning and special packaging material assures that your items are delivered without any damage, anywhere across the world.