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Anchor's History

Anchor Line opens its office in Karachi.

Mr. Saeed Ahmad joins Anchor Line as Apprentice

Anchor Line aquires agency of Italia Marittima S.p.A (Formerly Lloyd Triestino)

Anchor Line disinvests from Pakistan and sells office to Mr. Saeed Ahmad. A Private Limited company is formed called Anchor Shipping & Trading (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Saeed Ahmad goes on leave to become Chairman of Pakistan Shipping Corporation, a government company formed out of several nationalized companies.

Mr. Adnan Ahmad, son of Mr. Saeed Ahmad, joins the company after several years as a textile exporter.

Company is the first Ship's Agent in Pakistan to have a website.

Company is the first Ship's Agent to become ISO9002 in Pakistan.

Anchor Logistics is formed to offer customers more services.

Company is given the responsibility to handle traceability and quality management for United Molasses. After European food scares, Anchor is reponsible to audit the entire supply chain of molasses to monitor contamination of molasses.

Mr. Saeed Ahmad is awarded the Cavaliere Order of Merit from the Italian Government in recognition of his services to promote relations between Italy and Pakistan.

Afghanistan becomes a major area of expertise of Anchor Logistics. Mr. Adnan Ahmad participates in a delegation of businessman who travel and meet top Governmental and Business leaders in Kabul.

Anchor Shipping's domain name is changed from to

Anchor is appointed by Sumitomo Corporation to handle its cotton buying logistics in Pakistan.



Anchor appointed agent for Maruba S.C.A. to cover the territory of Pakistan. The expansion of Maruba in this market is aimed to boost trade with South America.

Anchor appointed agent for EP Carriers.

2006 Italia Marittima S.p.A. a new name for Lloyd Triestino. New global identity to commence for premiere Italian carrier.
2011 Anchor joins Lognet Global network.

Anchor Shipping & Trading appointed agent for Speeda Lines Singapore.


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