GAC Group has acquired Finland-based ESL Shipping’s Swedish ship agency subsidiary Norra Skeppningsgruppen (NSG).
NSG provides a range of ship agency services, as well as logistics and chartering services, to ship owners and operators in most ports in the southeast of Sweden. Its main office in Oxelösund, where GAC Sweden has had a presence since its acquisition of SwedAgency in August 2019. Under the deal, the staff of NSG will transfer to GAC Sweden.
Johan Ehn, managing director of GAC Sweden, said: “This latest addition, following the acquisition of Hasting Ship Services in October, represents the latest step in our sustainable growth strategy, especially in the dry bulk sector. Together with our new colleagues, we will continue to strengthen our organisation, working even more closely with our customers in the region.”
GAC Sweden specialises in ship agency and freight forwarding services, with a particular focus on the energy sector and, increasingly in recent years, renewable energy.