Husbandry Services

Go-to agent for all your husbandry needs

Every ship owner or master wants a reliable agent in port to take care of husbandry matters. They need agents with strong links to local service providers and the skills to deliver cost effective and on-time service. As your trusted husbandry agent, GAC delivers the best care for all your vessel’s husbandry matters in all South African ports, through providing services from crew handling to supply of spares, fuel and provisions.

GAC South Africa delivers professional ships husbandry services at the ports of Richards Bay, Durban, East London, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town and Saldanha Bay. 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 and more – on time and on budget.

Optimum efficiency guaranteed

Speedy and well-coordinated husbandry services enable fast vessel turn-arounds: optimised operational efficiency through minimal time spent alongside or at anchor.

Services include:

  • Meet & greet, assistance with baggage claims, hotel bookings, shore passes, transportation and offshore transfers, visas, permits, medical assistance, etc
  • Cash to Master
  • Spares clearance and delivery, storage and logistics
  • Supplies of bunker fuels, lubricants and chemicals
  • Fresh water, stores, provisions and chandlery
  • Liaison with local authorities and communications assistance
  • Guidance on and coordination with, local workshops and contractors

Our climate also makes Cape Town the ideal destination when your rig or vessel needs to be laid-up. Our safe, sheltered waters are just the ticket for long-term anchorage, and GAC South Africa has all your vessel or rigs’ needs covered with its all-inclusive suite of lay-up services.

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 South Africa
Cape Town Main Office

176 Sir Lowry Road Fairweather House 2nd Floor, Cape Town 8001

Ryan Maher

Operations Manager