Husbandry Services

Go-to agent for all your husbandry needs

As your husbandry agent in Oman, GAC delivers the best care for all your vessel’s husbandry matters in all Omani ports.

You can rely on us to look after your interests and work our local knowledge and connections to take care of your crew and deliver fuel, spares and provisions on time and on budget. And all through a single contact and billed on a single invoice at standard rates for optimum efficiency.

Speedy and well-coordinated husbandry services enables fast vessel turn-around, and that helps you optimise your operational efficiency. Services include:

  • Crew handling: meet & greet, hotel bookings, shore passes, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Cash to Master
  • Spares clearance and delivery
  • Supplies of bunker fuels, lubricants and chemicals
  • Provisions and fresh water
  • Inward / outward clearance of ships
  • Liaison with local authorities and communications assistance
  • Launch services at Muscat port using GAC’s own launch boat ‘GAC SHARQ’

We 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. We also operate our own launch boat at Muscat port to coordinate husbandry services.

Our decades of local presence and strong relationships with authorities and suppliers enable us to keep up-to-date with the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We respond promptly, flexibly and compliantly to the situation, especially when managing crew changes. We can also arrange for any necessary documentation and COVID-19 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests at the ports of Muscat, Duqm, Salalah and Sohar, if required.

Let’s start a conversation

We are here and ready to help you to achieve your business needs. Let’s start a conversation today.

GAC Oman
Muscat Main office

GAC Building Dohat Al Adab Street Al Khuwair, Muscat 112

Ashan Silva

Business Manager, Sohar

Shipping / Marine
Sivasankar Kushal

Business Manager, Shipping Services