Corporate News

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 ...