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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.




    • 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 ISO 9001 certified.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Protection & Indemnity

      Protection & Indemnity

      GAC has been representing International Group P&I Clubs since 1973, and is a recognized leader in 24/7 incident and claims handling as well as medical assistance. GAC offices around the world 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 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.

    • Ship Supply

      Ship Supply

      Working round-the-clock from strategically located ship supply bases, GAC's ship supply services take care of crew changes and delivery of spares, provisions and mail to vessels, without them having to change course.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Tug & Barge Operations

      Tug & Barge Operations

      GAC Marine's Tug & Barge services move all types of cargo, often to remote areas with little infrastructure. Our fleet of modern support and service craft includes tugs ranging from 750 hp to 8000 hp and barges of 1200-8000 dwt, which supports a wide range of operations.

    • 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.

    • 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.


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