June 11 - The importance of Brazil in the shipping and oil & gas sector has prompted the GAC Group to establish its latest port agency operation, with its coordination office at Rio de Janeiro.

From there, GAC Brazil's experienced team will liaise with a network of approved sub-agents to offer a wide range of port agency services, husbandry services, crew changes, medical assistance and provisions at all major Brazilian ports. 

Recent development in Brazil's economy and industrial sector has boosted demand for a first class ship agency and related services. As part of the GAC Group, a global provider of shipping logistics and marine services, GAC Brazil has the expertise, experience and resources to meet that demand. 

"We operate in a world where clients want more integrated service packages and the savings that comes out of it. GAC Brazil aims to provide differentiated shipping and logistics services to its principals and clients, which will guarantee the maximum efficiency in our services for shipping and logistics business, "says Rodrigo De Marco, GAC Brazil managing director. 

The company also meets the needs of the burgeoning energy sector for mobilization, demobilisation, offshore support and crew transfers, as well as sectors like dry bulk, general cargo, tankers and ro-ro. And for door-to-deck delivery of parts, its designated ships spares logistics department provides nationwide coverage. 

The new GAC operation offers a well-established full range of logistics services that includes air, sea, road, ship spares and project cargo logistics, customs clearance and bonded warehousing.