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Smooth and seamless Canal and Straits Transit

Every year, thousands of vessels of all kinds pass through major marine short-cuts such as the Suez and Panama Canals, as well as smaller strategic waterways. One of the world’s largest shipping agent, GAC provides full service for vessels transiting major waterways to ensure smooth and safe transits.

With GAC, you can combine our transit service with a range of integrated services including ship agency, husbandry, bunker fuel supplies, ship spares logistics, and more.

We are there for you to ensure smooth passage through:

Suez Canal
GAC Egypt maintains close relations with the Suez Canal Authority and provides a range of vital canal transit services to assist vessels of all kinds transiting the key waterway that links the Mediterranean with the Red Sea.

Panama Canal
GAC-Wilford & McKay coordinates closely with the Panama Canal Authority to handle vessels of all kinds passing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Magellan Straits & Patagonian Channel
GAC offers reliable and professional services to aid safe transit through the Strait of Magellan and the Patagonian Channel at the southern tip of America.

Danish Straits
GAC Denmark provides a comprehensive package of strait transit services for vessels passing through the Danish Straits.

Kiel Canal
Through our local agent in Germany, GAC can arrange everything you need for a trouble-free transit through the Kiel Canal linking the North and Baltic Seas.

Turkish Straits
GAC Turkey offers professional transit assistance for vessels passing through the Turkish Straits linking the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

Sunda Straits
In Indonesia, it is compulsory for vessels transiting the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra to appoint an agent. Andhika GAC Indonesia’s vessel transit package offers attractive en route clearance fees.

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    • Canal & Straits Transits

      Canal & Straits Transits

      GAC's canal & straits transit services assure safe and smooth passage through strategic waterways worldwide. We are at hand to serve you seamlessly as you transit the Panama and Suez Canals, the Turkish and Sunda Straits, and more.

    • Dry Docking Support

      Dry Docking Support

      GAC offers comprehensive dry docking support from crew, stores and spares handling through to specialised spares supply chain management.

    • 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.

    • Sea Marshall Embarkation / Disembarkation

      Sea Marshall Embarkation / Disembarkation

      GAC offers Sea Marshall Embarkation & Disembarkation services at selected locations.

    • Ship Agency

      Ship Agency

      Every year, GAC Shipping serves over 3,500 Principals and handles more than 75,000 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.

    • Weather Routing

      Weather Routing

      GAC-SMHI Weather Solutions help you plan a safe, profitable course by identifying the optimum route to ensure the safety of your vessels, cargoes and crews. Our world-class weather performance solutions help owners and operators in all shipping sectors operate safely and economically.

    • Automotive


      GAC’s end-to-end services cover the entire automotive supply chain to improve your speed-to-market cycles. From delivering parts to the assembly line, through to last mile delivery of finished vehicles to showrooms, GAC has the expertise and network to meet the needs of the automotive sector.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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 Owners / Operators

      Ship Owners / Operators

      We've been serving the shipping community for over six decades. Whatever you need, GAC can deliver. Our global network and resources enable us to meet every need of owners and operators of all kinds of vessels, in port, at sea, and 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.

    • Contract Logistics

      Contract Logistics

      Outsource your supply chain needs to GAC. Our specialised contract logistics improves supply chain efficiency, inventory control and lower costs, while freeing you to focus on your core competencies. GAC's solutions are backed by world-class warehousing & distribution capabilities, and sophisticated warehouse management system.

    • 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.


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