Husbandry Services

Go-to agent in India for all your husbandry needs

As your husbandry agent, GAC India delivers the best care for all your vessel’s husbandry matters in all ports across India. We have specialised husbandry teams with extensive local knowledge and connections to take care of your crew and deliver fuel, spares and provisions on time and on budget. Our excellent contacts with local Indian suppliers ensure you get the highest quality at the best rates. Our in-depth experience and knowledge, as well as commitment to ethics and compliance will help your crew and Master navigate all Indian port procedures safely and correctly under our guidance.

Speedy and well-coordinated husbandry services enable fast vessel turn-around, and that helps you optimise your operational efficiency. Ship owners / managers are kept fully informed of the vessel’s status and receive timely updates on delivery of services. Services include:

  • Crew handling: meet & greet, hotel bookings, shore passes, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Cash to Master
  • Spares clearance and delivery
  • Emergency medical evacuation and assistance
  • Supplies of bunker fuels, lubricants and chemicals
  • Provisions and fresh water
  • Inward / outward clearance of ships
  • Mail delivery and despatch
  • Disposal of garbage, slops etc
  • Liaison with local authorities and communications assistance
  • Comprehensive support for dry-docking and repair supervision
  • Follow-up activities with workshops, contractors etc.

Outside of India, our Global Husbandry Centre (GHC) in Dubai operates 24/7, seven days a week to provide continuous cover to put suppliers and assistance within easy reach of your vessel anywhere in the world. We are alongside at more than 1,000 locations worldwide, and can combine our husbandry services with ship agency and a range of shipping and logistics services to create a tailor-made integrated support package to meet the specific needs of every vessel and every port call.

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GAC India
India, Cochin; Head Office,

GAC House. Subramanian Road, Willingdon Island., Cochin 682003