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Liner Agency: Bringing goods to a market near you

Shipping lines bring us the stuff of everyday life – foodstuffs, consumer goods, capital equipment and more, all reaches us in liner vessels criss-crossing the world’s trade routes.

Your global liner agent

GAC’s global reach means we have the resources, the contacts and the local know-how to help liner operators in the container breakbulk or car carrier sectors, execute port calls in the most time and cost-efficient manner. And with our worldwide agency network, you can benefit from the convenience of dealing with a single agent at specific origin/destination markets, port pairs or entire trades.

GAC Singapore has been appointed by Australia's largest privately owned shipping company, Sea Swift Pty Ltd (“Sea Swift”) as liner agent for its newly-launched Dampier-Singapore shipping service, commencing in January 2021.

Under the agreement, GAC will provide complete liner agency services to Sea Swift RORO vessels carrying containerised and breakbulk cargoes between the ports of Singapore and Dampier in Western Australia.

By drawing on our shipping and logistics strengths, we can offer a one-stop shop solution for liner operators that includes the following:

  • Ship agency and husbandry services that cover everything from crew changes to supplies delivery for fast vessel turnaround at all ports
  • Local canvassing and sales – penetration of local and global markets
  • Liaison with customers for import and export
  • Container control and repair yard supervision
  • EDI interfacing for greater efficiency and control
  • Local transportation & logistics services
  • Warehousing (temperature-controlled and bonded) and distribution
  • Cargo & claims handling
  • Tally & supervision
  • Cargo brokerage
  • Market intelligence
  • Fast and efficient underwater hull cleaning facilities, alongside in key ports, such as Singapore, Rotterdam and Dubai
  • Latest information on conditions at ports/terminals

Our dedicated teams are on hand around-the-clock to ensure that all your vessels’ needs are attended to. With our strong relationships with local port authorities, Customs, Immigration and other relevant agencies, we ensure smooth and efficient vessel turnaround to keep things moving.

Contact us:  seaswiftsales@gac.com

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    Services

    • Bunker Fuels

      Bunker Fuels

      Vessels calling Singapore can enjoy the best bunker fuel prices and delivery options with GAC Bunker Fuels and GAC Singapore. We coordinate the swift and smooth supplies of quality bunker fuels and marine lubricants as part of GAC Singapore’s integrated shipping and logistics services, or for bunkers-only calls.

    • Dry Docking Support

      Dry Docking Support

      GAC Singapore offers comprehensive dry docking support services covering agency, husbandry, ship spares logistics and bunker fuels replenishment. Through our established relationships with dry dock yards, vendors/suppliers and service providers, we can meet your dry docking requirements without delays.

    • Hub Agency

      Hub Agency

      We safeguard your interests and take care of your vessel’s needs in Singapore and throughout the Asia Pacific. Enhance your port call efficiency by using GAC’s global hub agency services offering a single contact point and covering hub agency, D/A management, husbandry services and port on demand.

    • Husbandry Services

      Husbandry Services

      From crew handling, cash to master, spares and provisions delivery, inward and outward clearance to dry docking support and repair supervision and even emergency medical assistance, GAC Singapore is your trusted partner who takes care of your vessel’s husbandry needs in Singapore ports.

    • Launch Services

      Launch Services

      GAC Singapore offers round-the-clock services using a fleet of vetted and approved high-speed, air-conditioned supply and crew launches to deliver spares and provisions and facilitate crew transfers. We also provide emergency response and incident management support.

    • 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.

    • Offshore Support

      Offshore Support

      GAC Singapore provides comprehensive support to the offshore oil and gas sector at sea, onshore and alongside. Customers can benefit from our 24/7 agency assistance in port covering crew changes and provisions and spares delivery, as well as freight, contract logistics, charter solutions and heavy lifting services.

    • Rig Moving Operations

      Rig Moving Operations

      Moving or relocating your drilling rigs or offshore platforms? GAC Singapore has the experience and resources to handle the operations safely and efficiently. Our comprehensive suite of offshore support services both on and off shore ensures a hassle-free rig moving operation.

    • Tug & Barge Operations

      Tug & Barge Operations

      GAC Singapore’s versatile tug and barge services cater to the diverse needs of the offshore and marine sectors. We provide tugs and barges of various sizes for transporting all types of cargo including equipment and goods and assisting vessels in berthing and unberthing.

    • Contract Logistics

      Contract Logistics

      Whether you are looking for storage and transportation support or to outsource your existing supply chain operations, GAC Singapore’s specialised contract logistics and value-added services ensure all your requirements are met by leveraging our shared resources, centralised warehousing, transport solutions and economies of scale.

    • Freight Services

      Freight Services

      Since our establishment in 1981, GAC Singapore has been serving as a single point of contact for logistics services for our customers in diverse sectors. Handling your shipment from start to end, we give you peace of mind, better transit times and quicker turnaround, regardless of your cargo type.

    • Land Transportation

      Land Transportation

      Whether it’s an oversized project cargo, a delicate yacht mast or goods for local retail distribution, GAC Singapore’s doorstep overland delivery services using diverse land transportation options get your goods to where they need to be at the most competitive rates safely, securely and on time.

    • Project Logistics

      Project Logistics

      With complete project logistics solutions that are backed by our ship agency, logistics and offshore support capabilities, GAC Singapore has the experience and expertise to take care of your project logistics needs. We have an established track record in handling projects of any size and any project cargo type.

    • 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 Singapore’s complete logistics and supply chain solutions, from demand planning and raw materials handling to safe storage, inventory management and retail distribution help you reduce your capital investment and respond flexibly and swiftly to fluctuating market demands.

    • Aerospace

      Aerospace

      GAC Aerospace Logistics draws on our global network and resources to provide fast, dependable and efficient delivery of parts for aircraft-on-ground. We offer a seamless single-source service that takes care of all your logistics needs, on time and on budget.

    • Cruise

      Cruise

      Count on GAC Singapore to take care of all your cruise vessel call needs for a smooth and hassle-free experience. As your cruise agent, we handle everything from port and immigration clearances, husbandry services to domestic transport and onshore excursions planning.

    • Energy

      Energy

      GAC Singapore’s 360˚ support for the energy sector draws upon our core competencies in supply chain, offshore and agency services complemented by our portfolio of shipping, logistics and marine solutions. From transporting drill pipes to heavy equipment and spares delivery, we offer flexible, customised services to meet your needs.

    • Entertainment / Events

      Entertainment / Events

      You can count on GAC Events Asia for comprehensive event logistics management. From pre-event planning to customs clearance, delivery to sites, collection from sites and packing, every step is carried out with precision, under close supervision and within a strict time frame.

    • 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.

    • Time Critical

      Time Critical

      When you need a trusted logistics provider to deliver your time critical cargo without delays, GAC Singapore is your partner of choice. We provide specialised logistics services to diverse time critical sectors including aerospace, perishables, ship spares, events, high value & vintage cars, fine arts and power generation.

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