Why Choose HAST?

  • Established in 1992, we provide extensive expertise in all shipping services.
  • As one of the select few freight forwarders in Egypt, our offices strategically span major ports including Giza Headquarters, Cairo Airport, Alexandria, and Damietta.
  • Distinguished for providing tailor-made services, we prioritize customer satisfaction through strong partnerships with Air/Sea lines and a global network of agents.

Essam El Shazly

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

why choose hast
Projects Done
Clients Worldwide
Owned Vehicles

OUR Services

Globally known for our ability to handle every last detail of our customers’ particular logistics and forwarding needs, TransCargo’s Special Services team takes care of all your logistics.

Reach your destination 100% sure and safe

Speed and efficiency becomes the essential element in shipping planning. We will take care of your cargo and deliver safe & on time.

Latest News


We inform our clients that containers have anchorages on the floor, ceiling and walls (varies between containers) inside the container. Clients must have the anchoring materials and use the points inside to secure their goods.

If your address is unreachable with the container and truck, you must look for another loading point nearby or use the warehouse service.

Under CIF terms can a shipper put a hold on a container at transshipment port till an alternative buyer can be found as he fears that the original consignee might not accept goods..??

Tare Weight – is the weight of the empty container (for general internal dimensions and tare weight refer to Payload – is the maximum cargo weight that a container can carry and excludes the tare weight of the container.. Containers have CSC plates that reflect the payload that the container is allowed to carry.. Deadweight (DWT) – refers to the weight that a ship can safely carry – this includes the weight of the cargo on board the ship, the crew, stores, fuel, water, ballast etc.. If the total weight exceeds the DWT certified by the ship builder, then the ship could be in danger of sinking or damage.. Gross Tonnage (GT) – refers to a ships overall internal volume including crew accommodation, machinery, navigation equipment etc .. Net Tonnage (NT) – refers to a ships GT minus the the space used up by the crew accommodation, machinery, navigation equipment etc – basically the space that is available for the carriage of passengers and cargo..

Every container should have a valid safety approval plate called CSC (Container Safety Convention) plate in order for it to be used in international trade.. This is in accordance with the provisions of the International Convention on Safe Containers of 1972.. The role of this CSC plate is to confirm that the container has been inspected and found to be in a condition suitable for transportation on board the ship..

What makes us special?

Over the years, HAST has expanded its reach to professionally cover all the major ports, free zones, and industrial cities in Egypt through its own offices

and Storage

Request a Free Quote

    Facts & Tips


    Address: 32 B. Morad St., El-Hoda Misr Tower, Giza
    Zip Code: 12111  Tel.: +2 02 3571 65 50 (10 Line)
    Fax: +2 02 3570 89 22   Mobile: +2 010000 4015


    Address: International Export Center Office ( 203) -Cairo International Airport – Egypt
    Tel. & Fax: +2 02 2268 93 28


    Address: 5 Al Nasr St. – El Manshia, Alexandria, Egypt
    Tel. & Fax: +2 03 4835 513


    Address: 44 Elsaede St., New Damietta – Egypt
    Tel. & Fax: +2 057 2402 598