Ship Agency

The global ship agent you need

Shipping touches everything in the modern world. 90% of the commodities traded worldwide have at some point been transported by water. As one of the world’s largest shipping agencies, representing more than 3,500 Principals and handling over 101,000 jobs annually, GAC is alongside to ease the way for your vessels plying the world’s shipping lanes.

One agent, global coverage

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.

Our global network of four regional hubs, 300 owned offices and trusted partners elsewhere covers thousands of locations worldwide. Our 24/7 operations are backed by in-depth local expertise and excellent relations with port authorities for fast and efficient vessel turnaround.

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

Your local ship agent

GAC South Africa goes beyond the standard ship agency services with an extensive range of complementary services covering husbandry, bunker fuel supplies, ship spares logistics, underwater hull cleaning 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’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 South Africa is committed to meeting the highest standards, honesty and transparency in everything we do.

We are alongside and at your service in port or at sea, around the clock. At all ports in South Africa, from Richards Bay, Durban to Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, you can count on our professional and experienced agents to attend to you and your vessels’ needs promptly.

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

Shipping
Theodale Johns

Business Development Manager