April 29 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Bahrain has successfully completed supplying the set-up logistics for the second Bahrain Boat Show International (BSSI).

The show marked the largest fleet of luxury boats coming together in the Kingdom and showcased Bahrain as a premier sailing and leisure destination.

Captain Peter Gronberg, managing director of GAC Bahrain, said: "We are proud to be associated with the prestigious event once again; one which was an incredible success through the hard work and efforts of our valued partner and the show organiser Knotika."

GAC was entrusted with all the logistics for the boat show, from origin to destination, all the way through to delivery on site. In addition to exhibitions stands, equipment and other accessories, GAC lent its expertise to handle the seventeen iconic boats, some over 70m in length, which were showcased during the show at the Amwaj Marinas.

This included the world's fastest conventional-powered boat Silver Zwei which is also the longest known aluminium boat built, luxury yacht Linda Lou and inspirational quadriplegic yachtswoman Hilary Lister's specially-made sailing boat sponsored by the Sail Bahrain project.