21 Nov 16
GAC’s project cargo handling expertise lauded at Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards 2016
Australia - The GAC Group was the joint winner of the “Excellence in Break Bulk/Project Cargo Transport and Handling” Award at the Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards 2016 held ...
16 Nov 16
Opportunities for GAC arising from market disruption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – GAC is pushing for greater innovation and flexibility in dealing with turbulent global markets, according to GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand.
Dubai-headquartered GAC has maintained a ...
15 Nov 16
GAC India appoints Logistics General Manager for Chennai office
Automotive, Engineering, Pharmaceutical sectors are among the key focus areas in the South India logistics hub
India, 15 November 2016 – GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed C Krishnakumar as ...
14 Nov 16
GAC supports Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) project
Grangemouth, UK – GAC UK has been appointed by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to provide essential shipping services support for the construction and installation of 84 new turbines as part ...
10 Nov 16
GAC Pindar and World Sailing enter partnership
Barcelona, Spain – World Sailing, the world governing body of sailing, and leading international marine sport, leisure and event logistics provider GAC Pindar have signed a memorandum of understanding for ...
09 Nov 16
HullWiper honoured for “exemplary role” in enriching Dubai’s culture of innovation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Maritime City Authority has recognised GAC EnvironHull’s pioneering hull-cleaning technology for its “exemplary role” in enriching the Emirate’s maritime sector’s culture of innovation and ...
07 Nov 16
HullWiper delivers 100 hull cleans for Maersk Line
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – HullWiper, GAC EnvironHull’s diver-free hull cleaning technology, has completed its 100th clean for Maersk Line. The clean was conducted on the Maersk Ganges in the ...
01 Nov 16
Double ship agent wins for GAC at regional Awards
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The GAC Group is celebrating a double success after being honoured at both The Maritime Standard Awards 2016 and the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016 for ...
20 Oct 16
GAC North America – Logistics makes key management changes
Houston, United States – GAC North America - Logistics (GNAL) has made two key managerial changes to drive its business.
Paul Fardy has been appointed Managing Director, based at the Houston ...
17 Oct 16
GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre now operating round-the clock
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre (GHC) is now operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week – in response to the growing demand from its ...
13 Oct 16
GAC Dubai’s contract logistics division crosses 1 million CBM
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – GAC Dubai’s contract logistics division has set a new record by handling 1 million cubic metres (CBM) of stock in the first eight months of ...
10 Oct 16
GAC Bunker Fuels joins forces with REV LNG and REV LNG Marine to bring reliable LNG bunkering services to North America
Houston, USA – GAC Bunker Fuels (GBFL), the GAC Group’s bunker trading and brokerage arm, has entered a strategic partnership with REV LNG and REV LNG Marine to deliver LNG ...
03 Oct 16
GAC Pindar waves off solo charity sailor Ruben Donné
Nieuwpoort, Belgium – GAC Pindar sponsored Ruben Donné has set off from Yacht Club VVW Nieuwpoort for Cape Town, via Brazil, to raise awareness and funds to find a cure ...
30 Sep 16
Lloyds List Global Awards 2016 accolade goes to GAC EnvironHull
London, UK – GAC EnvironHull has scooped a fifth major industry award for its innovative HullWiper hull cleaning technology – the HPH Environment Award at the 2016 Lloyds List Global ...
28 Sep 16
Shell UK Ltd awards mooring contract to GAC
Grangemouth, UK – Following on from the company’s 8 September announcement of GAC UK’s partnership with Forth Logistics Marine Services (FLMS) to provide mooring and related terminal services around the ...
16 Sep 16
GAC delivers boat to humanitarian award-winning Hellenic Rescue Team
RIB which saw active service in 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race now part of search & rescue efforts in Aegean Sea
North Aegean Islands, Greece – Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider ...
14 Sep 16
Skipper Ian Williams leads GAC Pindar to M32 Scandinavian Series win with Stockholm victory
Stockholm - GAC Pindar and skipper Ian Williams confirmed victory in Stockholm in the M32 Scandinavia Series’ final day to win the event – and the series – in imperious ...
09 Sep 16
GAC and Forth Logistics Marine Services join forces to provide mooring and terminal solutions
Grangemouth, UK – GAC UK and Forth Logistics Marine Services (FLMS) have formed a partnership to provide mooring and related terminal services around the UK.
Formed on the back of a long ...
05 Sep 16
GAC Brazil opens new office in major port complex
Vitória becomes eighth office in GAC’s regional expansion
São Paulo, Brazil – Just weeks after opening its seventh office serving the Açu port complex, GAC Brazil has started operations in its ...
01 Sep 16
Management changes at GAC Group
Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers.
At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group ...
05 Aug 16
GAC’s pedal power raises thousands for seafarers’ charity
London, United Kingdom – A four-man team of GAC cyclists has raised more than GBP 3,000 for one of the world’s largest seafarers’ welfare charities by taking part in the ...
03 Aug 16
Tall ship Tenacious and its mixed ability crew reach journey’s end in Sydney
Jubilee Sailing Trust flagship supported by GAC Pindar Superyacht Services every stop of the way from Southampton
Sydney, Australia – A warm welcome awaited the tall ship Tenacious when she docked ...
01 Aug 16
Pioneering port welcomes HullWiper
Innovative hull-cleaning launched at Europe’s biggest port
Rotterdam – Europe’s largest port is the latest to allow the GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly hull cleaning system to operate in its waters. The launch ...
27 Jul 16
GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port
Açu becomes seventh office offering GAC shipping, logistics and bunker fuel services
São Paulo, Brazil – In the latest stage of its national expansion, GAC Brazil has opened a seventh ...
25 Jul 16
GAC Russia expands eastwards
New offices to meet demand for shipping services as opportunities open up in Far East
Russia – GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches at Nakhodka and ...
22 Jul 16
Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC
Shipping and logistics support for round-the-world powerboat record attempt
Southampton, UK – As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year, GAC has been ...
13 Jul 16
Pacific Drilling selects GAC for warehouse partnership in U.S.
Through its long-standing relationship with GAC worldwide, Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America – Logistics to provide centralized warehousing and distribution services to its two offshore rigs in the U.S. ...
05 Jul 16
Maritime Industry Awards recognise GAC Training & Service Solutions’ contribution to the Irish maritime sector
Partnership of GAC and the National College of Ireland singled out for innovative training solutions
Galway, Ireland – GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) has won Ireland’s Marine Industry Awards’ accolade ...
01 Jul 16
GAC welcomes largest ever cruise vessel to call at Lerwick
P&O Cruises’ 115t ‘Azura’ visits Shetland Islands under GAC’s agency
Shetland Islands, Scotland – Yesterday (30 June) was a big day for GAC UK’s Shetlands office, as Offshore Manager Adrian Henry ...
22 Jun 16
GAC Dubai opens dedicated co-packing facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone
Contract logistics arm aims to increase monthly throughput by 47% by mid-2017
Dubai – GAC Dubai’s contract logistics arm has opened a new dedicated co-packing facility in the Jebel Ali Free ...
21 Jun 16
Victory for GAC Pindar in Gothenburg at the M32 Series
Sweden - GAC Pindar and skipper Ian Williams have seized victory on the final day of last weekend’s M32 Series Scandinavia in Gothenburg.
At the start of the final day GAC ...
15 Jun 16
GAC launches online photo gallery showcasing hundreds of new images
Easy access and search & submit cart request for staff, partners, media and more
Dubai – The GAC Group today launches its online photo gallery – https://photos.gac.com. Hundreds of new images ...
07 Jun 16
GAC Bunker Fuels and ENOC Global Marine sign exclusive sales & distribution agreement
Turnkey logistics & sales support in South African market
Athens – GAC has announced an exclusive partnership between its bunker fuels trading arm GAC Bunker Fuels (GBFL) and ENOC Global Marine.
06 Jun 16
HullWiper set to launch in Europe’s biggest port
Rotterdam – GAC EnvironHull has announced that its pioneering hull cleaning system, HullWiper, will be available for vessels berthing in the Port of Rotterdam next month.
HullWiper - which will be demonstrated ...
01 Jun 16
GAC Namibia opens in response to growing demand for world class shipping services
Global provider of shipping, logistics and marine expands its African presence
Namibia – GAC has launched its own operation in Namibia in response to growing demand from our oil & gas ...
31 May 16
Victory for GAC-sponsored Chris Wood at BMW PGA Championship
Surrey, United Kingdom – This weekend saw GAC-sponsored golfer Chris Wood score the biggest win of his career to date when he claimed the top spot at the BMW PGA ...
18 May 16
GAC appoints Regional Commercial Director for O&G in South America
Houston – GAC North America has signaled its strategic focus on the South American oil & gas sector with the appointment of Carlos Arrieta as Regional Commercial Director – Oil ...
12 May 16
Seatrade Clean Shipping Award goes to GAC EnvironHull
Accolade recognises benefits of brush and diver-free underwater hull cleaning technology
London – GAC EnvironHull’s innovative HullWiper hull cleaning technology has won the Clean Shipping title in this year’s Seatrade Awards ...
28 Apr 16
GAC EnvironHull unveils online fuel savings calculator
New tool compares HullWiper and traditional hull cleaning methods
Dubai – Ship owners and operators can now compare fuel cost savings reaped by hull cleaning with GAC EnvironHull’s online fuel savings ...
26 Apr 16
GAC moves 3.5 ton sculpture from Poland to New York
Beating the odds to meet shipping deadline
New York – There’s a unique new artwork on display at one of Manhattan’s best-known cultural hubs, and it was GAC that delivered it ...
25 Apr 16
New appointments in GAC Group Management team
Dubai – GAC has announced two new appointments within its Group Management team.
Håkan Wester takes on the new role of Group Vice President – Strategy & Planning, and is charged ...
14 Apr 16
GAC Russia joins forces with Far East Development Fund to develop Northern Sea Route
Partnership will work closely with shipping community to optimise and facilitate shipping along the NSR
Sabetta – GAC Russia has teamed up with the Far East Development Fund to address the ...
04 Apr 16
New Managing Director for GAC India
India – Mark Delaney has been appointed Managing Director of GAC India, following the retirement of Paul Haegeman who has held the position since September 2004. Mark brings his over ...
31 Mar 16
GAC appointed official logistics partner of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
Second consecutive year supporting international cross-country rally
Dubai – GAC has been confirmed as the official logistics partner for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC) international cross country rally for the ...
18 Mar 16
Industry veteran appointed GAC Group Freight Purchasing Manager
Part of structured strategy to enhance customer service
Dubai – GAC has appointed industry veteran John Paul as its Group Freight Purchasing Manager, responsible for both sea and air business. He ...
11 Mar 16
GAC offering lay-up and warm stacking services at South African and Namibian ports
Growing demand for lay-ups prompted by low oil prices
Cape Town – GAC South Africa has added lay-up and warm stacking to its portfolio of services in response to growing ...
10 Mar 16
GAC Pindar and GAC Training & Service Solutions host Sport Relief celebrities for safety at sea training
Southampton – Six celebrities swapping the comforts of the studio for five days at sea, as they attempt to sail around the UK on the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell ...
09 Mar 16
GAC and HOYER Group join forces to deliver logistics service package
Serving clients in 17 countries
Dubai – The HOYER Group, one of the world’s leading bulk logistics providers, has appointed GAC as its official agency partner in 17 countries in the ...
08 Mar 16
Dominant Ian Williams and GAC Pindar triumph at WMRT Fremantle 2016
Crucial win sets up team for a successful season
Fremantle – Six-time World Match Racing Tour champion Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew clinched victory in a hotly contested first ...
07 Mar 16
New Hub managers at the helm in Houston
GAC North America – Shipping leveraging in-house expertise to serve customers
Houston – Jessy Karam-Castillo has been appointed as GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron Shipping account, based in Houston. ...
01 Mar 16
GAC Sri Lanka celebrates 25 years with an optimistic eye on the future
Driving success through innovation and customer focus
Sri Lanka – GAC Sri Lanka is celebrating 25 years of operations in the country.
Made up of five companies - GAC Shipping Ltd, GAC ...
29 Feb 16
Container shipper CMA CGM signs agreement with GAC Norway
Deal to provide agency, husbandry and NOx reporting at Oslo
Oslo – The Scandinavian arm of the world’s third largest container shipping company CMA CGM has signed an agency, husbandry and ...
GAC-sponsored golfer claims third place in Australia
GAC’s newest sponsored golfer, Nicole Broch Larsen, has done us proud by finishing in the top three at the RACV Ladies Masters on Australia’s Gold Coast this weekend. She finished ...
25 Feb 16
GAC ships world's largest underwater restaurant
Global shipping & logistics services provider masterminds mega move of 22.5 m long structure from New Zealand to Maldives resort
Port Taranaki, New Zealand – The acrylic and steel structure for ...
22 Feb 16
New Group Vendor Manager joins GAC’s Oil & Gas team
Continuing strategy of dedicated support for vital sector
Dubai – GAC has reinforced its long-term commitment to the oil & gas industry with the addition of a Group Vendor Manager to ...
05 Feb 16
GAC Pindar extends agreement with clothing brand MUSTO for 2016 sailing season
The GAC Pindar competitive racing team has renewed its agreement with the world's leading performance sailing clothing brand, MUSTO.
MUSTO was the official clothing supplier for the sailing team in previous ...
30 Jan 16
Williams and GAC Pindar claim record sixth World Match Racing Tour title after Monsoon Cup victory
Johor, Malaysia – GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams has today entered the record books as the first to win sailing’s World Match Racing Tour title six times. Williams previously won ...
28 Jan 16
GAC Group’s P&I expert wins IMC Golden Shield Excellence Award at IMC Excellence Awards 2016
Dubai – The International Maritime Club presented Meena Mathews, GAC’s Regional P&I Manager for the Middle East, with its Excellence in Marine Claims Management accolade at the IMC Excellence Awards ...
22 Jan 16
Ian Williams and GAC Pindar seek a world record breaking sixth World Match Racing Tour title at The Monsoon Cup
Five-time World Match Racing Tour champion Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew are preparing for a showdown at the final event of the 2015/16 World Match Racing Tour – ...
20 Jan 16
GAC forms dedicated team to serve global LNG sector
GAC LNG Services unveiled in response to growing demand for specialist skills
Houston - The GAC Group has formed a dedicated team to meet growing global demand for a wide range of ...
19 Jan 16
GAC renews partnership with Bollé Sunglasses for 2016 sailing season
The GAC Pindar competitive racing team has renewed its partnership with Bollé Sunglasses for the entire 2016 sailing season.
The renewal of the deal will see Bollé’s logo on the GAC ...
15 Jan 16
GACtrack upgrade for ship agency customers
Dubai – A new add-on to GAC’s GACtrack portal is giving more job transparency and greater job control to ship agency customers. As well as being able to view job ...
13 Jan 16
GAC Dubai wins Group HSSE Award
Practical measures produce results
Dubai – GAC Dubai’s introduction of a suite of practical innovations to improve safety in working conditions and reduce the company’s carbon footprint has won it the ...
11 Jan 16
GAC adds Ladies European Tour 2015 Players’ Player of the Year Nicole Broch Larsen to golfing roster
Dubai - Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, GAC, has today announced an exciting new addition to its roster of professional golf ambassadors. 2015 Ladies European Tour ...
02 Jan 16
GAC rings in New Year with management changes
Continues tradition of innovation in 60th anniversary year
Dubai – Four managers from the GAC Group start 2016 with a new challenge as they take on new roles for the global ...
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