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Ship Agency

GAC Norway is the country’s oldest shipping agency. Established in 1845 as Ole R. Olsen, it merged with the GAC Group in 2007 to become GAC Norway AS.

Since then the company has handled over 12,000 vessels in more than 100 ports along the Norwegian coast. We have branch offices in all the key O&G locations along the Norwegian coast, from Hammerfest in the north to Stavanger in the south. Our head office is in Bergen.

Bonded warehousing enables us to meet your needs for ship spares logistics and bonded storage. We handle around 12,000 shipments every year.

GAC Norway’s clients include prominent oil and shipping companies, surveyors and Engineering, Procurement & Construction companies (EPCs). Each branch office is available and working 24/7 and all necessary security measures are in place to optimise access control and minimise delivery time and costs.

All aspects of GAC Norway’s activities comply with the most stringent quality and Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE) standards, including those included in the GAC Group Quality manual and Group HSSE system.

Oil & Gas Agency
GAC operates around the clock to manage crew changes and safely and efficiently deliver spares, provisions and mail to vessels at all Norwegian O&G terminals and major offshore ports. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Port clearance, bunkering, mobs/demobs
  • NOx reporting and in-house customs expertise
  • Crew change and husbandry experts
  • Seamlessly integrated ship’s spares logistics
  • Procurement of most all services and products at competitive rates

Tanker Agency
As competition has increased and prices have been squeezed, GAC Norway has developed centralised tanker operations that allow us to deliver consistently high levels of service at competitive rates. Our Tanker team operates around the clock, all year round, and combines the best of central tanker industry expertise with our strong local presence and know-how. We can offer:

  • Port clearance, bunker fuels, issue of cargo documents
  • NOx reporting and in-house customs expertise
  • Crew change and husbandry experts
  • Seamlessly integrated ships spares logistics
  • Procurement of most services and products at competitive rates

Project Agency
GAC Norway’s project department has handled a wide range of mobs/demobs, spooling jobs, etc for companies in the EPC and Offshore sectors. 
Services include:

  • Project Management with a single point of contact 24/7 throughout the Project
  • Mobs/demobs, transits, voyage, load outs, spooling
  • One-stop-shop for agency, chartering, bunkering, security, weather data, procurement, insurance, onshore project coordinators and central billing
  • Port Captains and supercargoes
  • CAD based stowage planning in 2D & 3D
  • Marine Cargo Insurance
  • Compliance and management of sub-Contractors
  • Best in class HSSE, risk management, cargo planning and reporting

The best people and systems

  • Specialised staff with ‘can do’ attitude, 24/7
  • Customised IT solutions
  • Best-in-class supplier management
  • Compliance to Oil & Gas industry requirements




    • 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 the only ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and 45001:2018 certified bunker company in the industry.

    • FSO / FPSO Support

      FSO / FPSO Support

      GAC offers an extensive range of services to FSOs, FPSOs and other oil & gas related vessels. From arranging port calls to logistics support in inward and outward clearance, you can count on us to draw on our wealth of experience to deliver quickly and safely.

    • Hub Agency

      Hub Agency

      Let GAC's Hub Agency services simplify your port call management on a regional or global basis, through a single contact point. We also offer D/A management and Port-On-Demand, as part of our mission to give you optimal deliver cost and operational efficiencies.

    • 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.

    • P&I/H&M Services

      P&I/H&M Services

      GAC has been representing International Group P&I Clubs since 1973, and is a recognised leader in the Protection & Indemnity (P&I) and Hull & Machinery (H&M) Correspondent field providing 24/7 incident and claims handling and surveying services. GAC offices worldwide handle more than 3000 P&I claims and over 2500 medical assistance cases every year.

    • 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.

    • Consolidation Services

      Consolidation Services

      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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Cruise


      GAC helps cruise operators give their passengers a holiday of a lifetime with a range of specialised services anywhere from traditional destinations to emerging hotspots. We go beyond simple cruise agency with husbandry, ship supplies, visa support, itinerary planning and more.

    • 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


      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.

    • Time Critical

      Time Critical

      Logistics for time-critical cargo is highly specialised, requiring experienced personnel, a worldwide network, global resources and clockwork execution. GAC ticks all the boxes to get your goods where they need to be, when they need to be there, without fuss or bother.

    • 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.


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