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Dry bulk agency: Delivering commodities to the world's markets

Dry bulk shipping is big business. From coal and iron ore to grain, you can enjoy peace of mind as GAC Australia’s experienced team ensures smooth and speedy vessel turnaround.

GAC has been handling dry bulk commodities and vessels since the 1950s. Today, we are the leading dry cargo agent active in diverse dry bulk markets, providing unparalleled expertise and experience in delivering professional ship agency services at any location or port around the world.

Expertise at both load and discharge ports

Whatever your cargo type, you can tap into our global network, local know-how and in-depth knowledge of all the critical stages of dry-bulk operations to achieve smooth and rapid vessel turnaround at both load and discharge ports.

GAC Australia will manage your port call from the time of appointment through to post sailing, and protecting the interests of our principal at all times. We will liaise closely with shippers and receivers, monitoring cargo stems, cargo readiness, port line-ups etc ensuring your port call is managed efficiently and safely.

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 the vessel and its operation.

To further aid efficient planning of your dry bulk operations, GAC monitors port conditions for potential problems - disruption to loading or discharging, restrictions, new requirements, port authority updates and more - and reports them through our free daily Hot Port News bulletin.

So if you’re in the dry bulk business, GAC Australia is the ship agent you need to minimise time and money spent at the country’s major ports.

Contact us: shipping.australia@gac.com

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    Services

    • Bunker Fuels

      Bunker Fuels

      GAC Australia takes care of all the bunkering needs for any type of vessel calling Australian ports. Enjoy the best bunker fuel prices and delivery options.

    • FSO / FPSO Support

      FSO / FPSO Support

      From ship agency, husbandry, stores and provisions supply to logistics support in inward and outward clearance, GAC Australia’s FSO/FPSO support services help owners and operators run their offshore operations more smoothly.

    • Husbandry Services

      Husbandry Services

      With a presence at all major ports in the country, GAC Australia takes care of your vessel’s husbandry needs from crew handling, cash to master, spares and provisions delivery, inward and outward clearance of ships to dry docking support and repair supervision.

    • Protecting Agency

      Protecting Agency

      When you need a reliable agent to supervise your charterers’ agency function and monitor your port operations in Australia, count on GAC Australia who has extensive local network and knowledge to protect your interest.

    • Ship Agency

      Ship Agency

      Whatever your cargo and wherever your port of call, GAC Australia is your reliable ship agent who has what it takes to help you save time and cost at all major ports in the country.

    • Cruise

      Cruise

      GAC Australia is your go-to ship agent for cruises calling the country. From port and immigration clearances, berth reservations management, husbandry services to onshore excursions and voyage planning, we take care of everything your cruise ship and passengers need for a smooth port call and an enjoyable cruise holiday.

    • Dry Bulk

      Dry Bulk

      If you’re in the dry bulk business, GAC Australia is your go-to ship agent. From coal and iron ore to grain, you can enjoy peace of mind as our experienced team ensures smooth and speedy vessel turnaround.

    • Energy

      Energy

      Whether it’s the transportation of drill pipes or wind turbines, rig mobilisation, agency services for supplies and personnel, or delivering specialised heavy equipment and spare parts, GAC Australia offers customisable services to meet the needs of the energy sector.

    • Freight Services

      Freight Services

      Whatever your cargo, wherever it is heading, GAC Australia has got your freight forwarding needs covered with our comprehensive freight and logistics services by sea, air and land, as well as consolidation and clearing and forwarding.

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