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Liquid Bulk Agency: Propelling tanker shipping worldwide

Tanker shipping companies deliver the fuel and commodities that keep our world running. Oil, petroleum, liquid gas, chemicals and other fluid products are transported from their source to global markets in liquid bulk vessels. And around the world, GAC has the experience and expertise to support such specialised operations.

Unmatched tanker agency expertise

GAC has been providing tanker agency services since the 1970s, starting in the Middle East. Today our tanker pedigree has extended across trade sectors globally, where now we are a recognised specialist in ship agency for all types of tankers. From crude oil, LPG and LNG shipping to ammonia and edible oils delivery, we have unparalleled experience in handling any wet bulk type.

With our global network and local know-how, we provide coverage at both origin and destination as your single agent, ensuring that your tankers are loaded/discharged as quickly and efficiently as possible, minimising costs and time spent in port. With our excellent relations with local authorities and terminal operators, you can be assured of prompt attendance in any situation.

GAC also offers effective disbursement account (D/A) management services on a global or regional scale. Our extensive hub agency experience enables us to reduce your administrative burden, thus enabling you to concentrate on your vessel and its operation.

Whilst in port, we’ll take care of all your needs, including husbandry, ship spares delivery, bunker fuels supplies and more. Many liquid bulk vessel owners and charterers also tap into our free daily Hot Port News bulletin for latest port conditions updates.

Contact us: sales@gac.com

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    • Dry Bulk

      Dry Bulk

      Whatever your cargo and wherever your port of call, GAC is the global dry bulk agent you need. Tap into our long experience, global network and local know-how to achieve seamless, efficient port calls at both load and discharge ports.

    • Liquid Bulk

      Liquid Bulk

      GAC has been providing tanker agency services for all types of tankers since the 1970s. Our global network enables us to minimise your costs and time in port by acting as your single agent at origin and destination.

    • Oil & Gas

      Oil & Gas

      Whether you’re exploring, developing or extracting energy resources, GAC’s specialised oil & gas supports meet all your needs. We draw upon our Group’s integrated shipping, logistics and marine expertise to deliver 360˚ support with strict safety and compliance standards, supporting you from strategic bases around the world.

    • Ship Spares

      Ship Spares

      Keep your vessels moving with GAC Marine Logistics (GML). We combine GAC's logistics and shipping expertise to offer ship owners and management companies time-sensitive, single source delivery of ship spares and marine parts. Fast, dependable and efficient, our door-to-deck service uses the transport mode that best matches your time and cost concerns.

    • Consolidation Services (LCL)

      Consolidation Services (LCL)

      GAC offers a full range of global consolidation services backed by strategically located hubs in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Choose LCL or FCL consolidation by sea or time efficient air freight to worldwide destinations.

    • Freight Services

      Freight Services

      GAC's comprehensive sea and air services meet all your freight forwarding needs. Flexible consolidation and sea/air options tailored to suit your time and cost requirements put our global network at your disposal. And you can count on GAC for seamless last mile clearing and delivery to any destination.

    • Land Transportation

      Land Transportation

      GAC's land transportation services help you get your goods to where you want them to be. We handle all types of deliveries to destinations worldwide - from international transportation of project cargo to local retail distribution and delivery.

    • Project Logistics

      Project Logistics

      Heavy, oversized or bulky cargo - GAC Project Logistics has the muscle, skills and experience to shoulder any project cargo movement end-to-end. Count on us to deliver your goods safely, on time, with complete transparency and in strict compliance with all rules and regulations.

    • Supply Chain Management

      Supply Chain Management

      GAC's supply chain management offers a complete range of logistics and supply chain management solutions for manufacturers and retailers across industries. Maximise your supply chain performance with reduced capital investment and flexible responses to market changes by outsourcing your logistics to us.

    • Offshore Support

      Offshore Support

      Offshore operations need strong support - at sea, onshore and alongside. With decades of experience in the world’s main oil and gas producing regions, GAC Marine supports all your offshore exploration, construction and production needs, from planning to execution. Our operations are backed by our fleet of offshore support vessels.

    • Rig Moving Operations

      Rig Moving Operations

      With decades of experience under our belt, GAC Marine has the experience and resources to successfully execute your rig moves. We handle both onshore and offshore rig moves at a variety of locations, backed by our own fleet and other service craft.

    • Tug & Barge Operations

      Tug & Barge Operations

      GAC Marine's Tug & Barge services move all types of cargo, often to remote areas with little infrastructure. Our fleet of modern support and service craft includes tugs ranging from 750 hp to 8000 hp and barges of 1200-8000 dwt, which supports a wide range of operations.

    • Bunker Fuels

      Bunker Fuels

      GAC Bunker Fuels works with trusted suppliers to offer you safe, reliable and swift delivery of quality marine fuels at competitive prices worldwide. GAC Bunker Fuels is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified.

    • Dry Docking Support

      Dry Docking Support

      GAC South Africa is the leading agency in the repair and dry dock industry in South Africa. Backed by a dedicated dry dock division with experienced staff, we have built up extensive knowledge and a strong track record in this field. We handle all types of vessels such as tankers, LNG/LPG vessels, container ships, Ro-Ro vessels and oil rigs.

    • FSO / FPSO Support

      FSO / FPSO Support

      GAC is a leading provider in serving FSOs, FPSOs and any oil & gas related vessels. In addition to agency services, our extensive services include husbandry, chartering and logistics support.

    • Husbandry Services

      Husbandry Services

      GAC delivers the best care for all your vessel’s husbandry matters in ports globally. From crew changes to supplies delivery, our efficient husbandry services ensure fast vessel turnaround at all ports.

    • Protecting Agency

      Protecting Agency

      Trust GAC's protective agency services to deliver peace of mind by supervising your charterers' agency and monitoring port calls worldwide. We offer vessel owners and operators a scalable protective service to complement our range of ship agency, husbandry, ship spares delivery and other support options.

    • Ship Agency

      Ship Agency

      Every year, GAC Shipping serves over 3,500 Principals and handles more than 86,000 jobs. We've become a global leader in ship agency by taking care of every detail, whether it's in traditional agency support or specialised services like bunker supplies, spares and provisions.

    • Ship Supply

      Ship Supply

      Working round-the-clock from strategically located ship supply bases, GAC's ship supply services take care of crew changes and delivery of spares, provisions and mail to vessels, without them having to change course.

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