Ship Agency

Quality and trusted services

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.

Personalized and prompt

GAC North America goes beyond the standard of ship agency services to provide solutions for a range of quality and trusted services tailored to the needs of each individual ship owner/operator. As your trusted ship agent, our expertise within the maritime industry ensures that operations are achieved in a timely and efficient manner, saving you time and money. We deliver personalized ship agency services to ensure prompt solutions and complete transparency for efficient operations for vessels calling at any of the ports in the United States.

More than shipping agency

As one of the leading ship agents in the United States, GAC North America provides expert and professional ship agency services along the East, Gulf and West Coasts.

Our team of professionals work around-the-clock to deliver solutions to guarantee smooth, prompt and efficient turn-around for your vessel at any port, terminal or lightering area. Our in-depth knowledge and local experience are supported by our long-term relationships with both public and private sectors of the industry, including port authorities, government agencies, surveyors, stevedores and other marine related companies.

Our comprehensive range of ship agency services include husbandry services to meet principals’ needs for cost controlled ship spares, crew matters and repairs and protecting agency services to help owners and operators supervise the charters’ agency function and monitor port call operations, ISO certified bunker fuel supplies for IFO, MGO, MDO and marine lubricants and efficient high-standard integrated hub agency services.

As part of the global GAC Group, GAC North America operations are in strict adherence to the Group’s policies for ethical, safe and quality business practices. All our operations are conducted in accordance with local and international Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) practices.

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 North America - Shipping
Houston; Shipping - Main Office

16200 Central Green Blvd, Houston

Darren Martin

Group Vice President, Americas