Corporate News

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. Under ...

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 ...

29 Feb 16

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 ...