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The trusted ship agent you need

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. In India, our 26 offices are strategically located to cover all major and minor ports, inland container depots and airports.

GAC India’s range of 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.

Administrative and financial matters are coordinated centrally by our Head Office in Cochin, giving you direct control with a single point of contact. Information on all East and West coast ports can be furnished immediately, ensuring that you are kept updated with the latest.

GAC India does not use any sub-agents. Our excellent relations with the local authorities and suppliers help protect your interests and ensure fast vessel turnaround.

Whatever you need

We go beyond the standard ship agency services with an extensive range of complementary services covering husbandry, bunker fuel supplies, ship spares logistics, underwater hull cleaning 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 India’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 and our commitment towards them is unparalleled in India. We are both ISO and TRACE certified.

GAC India is alongside and at your service in port or at sea, 24/7.

For more details or enquiries, contact us: india@gac.com

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    • Freight Services

      Freight Services

      GAC India delivers complete freight and logistics solutions for all cargo types from single shipment to multiple shipments of huge turnkey projects. Our strong relationships with leading air and sea carriers mean we can control your shipment from start to end, giving you better transit times and quicker turnaround.

    • Land Transportation

      Land Transportation

      Whether it’s a delicate piece of artwork or an oversized turbine, GAC India’s door-step goods delivery services through diverse land transportation options get your goods to where they need to be at the most competitive rates without compromising safety and security.

    • Project Logistics

      Project Logistics

      With more than 30 years of experience in handling break bulk and project cargoes and established contacts with project vessel and bulk owners, GAC India can manage projects of any size from single domestic delivery to complex multi-shipment and multi-modal projects. Let us do the heavy lifting for you.

    • Ship Spares Logistics

      Ship Spares Logistics

      GAC India offers a seamless 24/7 single-source ship spares logistics service - from pickup at the supplier’s door to delivery on board ship. This specialised service integrates our expertise in freight forwarding, warehousing, supply chain management, ship agency, ship supply and marine and offshore support.

    • Supply Chain Management

      Supply Chain Management

      If you need a reliable logistics partner to take care of every aspect of your supply chain, from raw materials to retail distribution, look no further. GAC India can manage your entire supply chain, providing tailored logistics and supply chain services and meeting all agreed performance benchmarks.

    • Energy

      Energy

      GAC India’s nationwide network covers key oil & gas locations in the East and West coasts of India. Our 360˚ support for the energy sector draws upon GAC’s core competencies in supply chain, offshore and agency services complemented by a portfolio of integrated shipping, logistics and marine solutions.

    • Liner

      Liner

      GAC is an established liner agent with the global reach, resources and expertise to deliver fast and efficient vessel turnaround for liner operators in the container, break-bulk, reefers and car carrier sectors. Besides traditional ship agency, you can benefit from our full range of complementary services.

    • P&I/H&M Services

      P&I/H&M Services

      GAC India has over 15 years of experience in handling a variety of P&I claims, H&M surveys and medical/crew matters. We are the correspondents for Skuld and The Swedish Club, and have handled P&I matters for Gard, Japan P&I Club, Norwegian Club and West of England P&I Club.

    • Ship Agency

      Ship Agency

      GAC India is the leading ship agent in India offering a comprehensive range of ship agency services to principals globally. With a network of 26 offices covering all ports, inland container depots and airports across the country, we take care of everything your vessel needs when she calls any port.

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