Another first as GAC becomes Bahrain’s only IMS-certified Shipping & Logistics Company

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    27 November 2012



Manama, November 27th 2012 - GAC Bahrain has become the first shipping and logistics company in the country to receive the Integrated Management System (IMS) certification - the scope of which covers the provision of logistics and shipping services.

The certification which includes ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management System) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health & Safety Management System), confirms that the company meets the highest standards in logistics management demanded by customers, including those in the oil and gas industry.
GAC Bahrain’s Managing Director, Mikael Leijonberg, received the certificate from Samir Ahmed, Bureau Veritas’s Certification Manager, in a special ceremony held at the company’s offices in Manama.

GAC Bahrain has been involved in major infrastructural projects since its establishment in 1957 and is now one of the country’s largest shipping and forwarding agencies.  The GAC Logistics Centre in Muharraq is considered the first of its kind in Bahrain, offering multi-modal options – road, sea, and air – under one roof.