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Shipping touches everything in the modern world. 90% of the commodities traded worldwide have at some point been transported by water. As one of the world’s largest shipping agencies, representing more than 3,500 Principals and handling over 96,000 jobs annually, GAC is alongside to ease the way for your vessels plying the world’s shipping lanes.

One agent, global coverage

The GAC Group is one of the few global organisations with the resources, reach, expertise and infrastructure to support shipping operations on a local, regional and global scale.

Our global network of four regional hubs, 300 owned offices and trusted partners elsewhere covers thousands of locations worldwide. Our 24/7 operations are backed by in-depth local expertise and excellent relations with port authorities for fast and efficient vessel turnaround.

GAC’s range of international shipping services caters for all kinds of vessels, from container ships, bulk cargo carriers, Ro-Ro vessels and tankers to cruise liners and superyachts; and all cargo types from grains, cement, steel, minerals to crude, LPG and chemicals.

Whatever you need

We go beyond the standard ship agency services with an extensive range of complementary services covering global hub agency, husbandry, bunker fuel suppliesship spares logistics, underwater hull cleaning, weather routing and more. Whether you’re controlling an entire fleet or a single vessel, our comprehensive portfolio of services can be tailored to your needs.

GAC’s tailor-made solutions keep you fully informed of your vessel’s status prior to, during and after the port call while we promptly meet your needs and adapt to changing conditions. To further aid efficient operations planning, our free daily intelligence services Hot Port News is a trusted source of the latest news on port conditions worldwide.

Safety, security, quality and corporate compliance, are our watch words. GAC is committed to meeting the highest standards, honesty and transparency in everything we do.

We are alongside and at your service in port or at sea, around the clock, around the world.

For more details contact your local GAC office, or e-mail sales@gac.com

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    • Air Freight

      Air Freight

      GAC’s global air freight services delivers cargo to every location around the world served by an airport. Our global partnerships with major air carriers give priority access to competitive rates and space allocations.

    • 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.

    • Sea Freight

      Sea Freight

      GAC offers economical sea route for cargo between globally with competitive rates for both LCL and FCL shipments as well as consolidation services.

    • Ship Spares Logistics

      Ship Spares Logistics

      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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Energy

      Energy

      From seismic surveys to offshore windfarm installation, you can count on GAC Energy’s technical expertise, global network and vast shipping and logistics experience covering the entire energy spectrum.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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

    • 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.

    • Launch Services

      Launch Services

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

    • 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 96,000 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.

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