GAC opens Taichung office

Shipping and logistics provider GAC Group is to open an office in Taiwan’s second-largest port, Taichung. The port has constructed several tailor-made wharves to serve the offshore wind energy industry as the country looks to become the leading provider of offshore wind power in the Asia-Pacific region. GAC already has offices in Kaohsiung and Taipei.  [+]

New site for GAC Bahrain

GAC Bahrain has opened a new 3,200sq m, 3,019-pallet position ambient racked warehouse and office building in Hidd, replacing its previous leased facility in Salmabad. It already operates  bonded warehousing facilities at the airport and seaport. [+]

GAC eases EU customs burden

Shipping and marine services company GAC has introduced a new centralised service to allow ship owners declare cargo information to the customs authorities in advance of the vessel’s arrival for import cargoes to European Union (EU) ports from outside the Union. It has formed a dedicated team of fiscal experts ... [+]

GAC recruits freight buyer

Logistics specialist GAC has appointed John Paul as its group freight purchasing manager, responsible for both sea and air business. He is also charged with formulating a core carrier policy for dedicated trade lanes. He brings more than two decades of experience in international shipping, liner and freight operations to ... [+]

Top honours for GAC’s man in Sri Lanka

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) has named GAC Sri Lanka MD, Mahesh Kurukulasuriya as its Young Manager of the Year. He was presented with the award by the institute’s patron, Princess Anne at a ceremony in London. The judges said he had demonstrated consistent success in decision ... [+]

Sweden – and GAC – to the rescue

Logistics specialist GAC has coordinated the delivery of two high-speed boats to Greece to help rescue stricken refugees on behalf of the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS). The boats are being sent as part of the response to the growing humanitarian crisis that has seen thousands of refugees attempting to ... [+]

New blood for GAC – on sea and land

GAC Superyacht Services has appointed Amanda Naylor as service executive. She has worked in a variety of roles in the superyacht sector, most recently as Yacht Manager for Edmiston Yacht Management in Monaco. GAC has also appointed Elias Mandas as sales manager automotive, based in Germany. He previously worked for UPS, ... [+]

GAC appoints project expert

GAC UK has appointed Martin Kenney as chartering and project manager. A ship broker and agent for 27 years working with heavy lift carriers such as BigLift, Rolldock, Jumbo and CPC, he has managed turnkey projects worldwide and, for the last seven years, has managed his own company, Project Navigation. ... [+]

GAC extends US reach

GAC Group is opening four new offices in the US - in Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles. The Houston-headquartered logistics specialist said they would build on its existing foothold in the oil and gas sector as well as further expand its reach in the domestic and international automotive, FMCG, ... [+]

GAC expands Netherlands network

GAC Netherlands will open an office at Schiphol on 15 June is to offer air freight solutions and dedicated support for the North Sea oil & gas sector. The operation is headed by business unit manager Maurits Mostert. It has also opened a new branch at the Netherlands’ northernmost port ... [+]

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