Ship Agency

The global ship agent you need

The GAC Group is one of the few global organisations with the resources, reach, expertise and infrastructure to support shipping operations on a local, regional and global scale. GAC Oman is part of the GAC Group’s network and has been offering ship agency and related shipping services in the Sultanate since 1972. We are one of the largest and most established agencies in the country and handle an average of 1,500 vessels every year.

Our 24/7 operations are backed by in-depth local expertise and excellent relations with port authorities for fast and efficient vessel turnaround. Our well-trained shipping agents will be on hand to handle any operational matters promptly and professionally.

Our Principals can be assured of accurate and prompt invoicing through our separate Disbursement Account (DA) team who will follow up with statement of accounts and provide updates about the account status.

GAC Oman has branches and operational offices in Muscat, where it is headquartered, as well as Sohar, Salalah, Sur and Duqm. Our coverage spans all ports and terminals in the country including the ports of Khasab, Port Sultan Qaboos, Mina Al Fahal, Duqm, Salalah and Qalhat.

GAC’s range of shipping services caters for all kinds of vessels, from container ships, bulk cargo carriers, drill ships, Ro-Ro vessels and tankers to cruise liners and superyachts; and all cargo types from grains, cement, steel, minerals to crude, LPG and chemicals.

Whatever you need

We go beyond the standard ship agency services with an extensive range of complementary services covering husbandry, marine security operations, bunker fuel supplies, ship spares logistics and more. Whether you’re controlling an entire fleet or a single vessel, our comprehensive portfolio of services can be tailored to your needs.

GAC Oman can assist with vessel lay-by at selected ports in the country.

GAC’s tailor-made solutions keep you fully informed of your vessel’s status prior to, during and after the port call while we promptly meet your needs and adapt to changing conditions. To further aid efficient operations planning, our free daily intelligence services Hot Port News is a trusted source of the latest news on port conditions worldwide.

Safety, security, quality and corporate compliance are our watch words. GAC Oman is committed to meeting the highest operational and HSSE standards, honesty and transparency in everything we do.

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