Liner Agency: Bringing goods to a market near you

Liner

Shipping lines bring us the stuff of everyday life – foodstuffs, consumer goods, capital equipment and more, all reaches us in liner vessels criss-crossing the world’s trade routes.

Your global liner agent

GAC’s global reach means we have the resources, the contacts and the local know-how to help liner operators in the container breakbulk or car carrier sectors, execute port calls in the most time and cost-efficient manner. And with our worldwide agency network, you can benefit from the convenience of dealing with a single agent at specific origin/destination markets, port pairs or entire trades.

GAC Singapore has been appointed by Australia's largest privately owned shipping company, Sea Swift Pty Ltd (“Sea Swift”) as liner agent for its newly-launched Dampier-Singapore shipping service, commencing in January 2021.

Under the agreement, GAC will provide complete liner agency services to Sea Swift RORO vessels carrying containerised and breakbulk cargoes between the ports of Singapore and Dampier in Western Australia.

By drawing on our shipping and logistics strengths, we can offer a one-stop shop solution for liner operators that includes the following:

  • Ship agency and husbandry services that cover everything from crew changes to supplies delivery for fast vessel turnaround at all ports
  • Local canvassing and sales – penetration of local and global markets
  • Liaison with customers for import and export
  • Container control and repair yard supervision
  • EDI interfacing for greater efficiency and control
  • Local transportation & logistics services
  • Warehousing (temperature-controlled and bonded) and distribution
  • Cargo & claims handling
  • Tally & supervision
  • Cargo brokerage
  • Market intelligence
  • Fast and efficient underwater hull cleaning facilities, alongside in key ports, such as Singapore, Rotterdam and Dubai
  • Latest information on conditions at ports/terminals

Our dedicated teams are on hand around-the-clock to ensure that all your vessels’ needs are attended to. With our strong relationships with local port authorities, Customs, Immigration and other relevant agencies, we ensure smooth and efficient vessel turnaround to keep things moving.