February 7 - GAC Norway is continuing its expansion with the opening of its newest office at the south-eastern port of Borg Havn, Fredrikstad.

The shipping and logistics company was invited to set up a local base as part of plans to generate more traffic to the versatile multi-purpose port which handles all kinds of cargo and vessel calls, from chemical and containers to bulk loads and project shipments to and from Norwegian industry.

GAC Norway's managing director, Ahmet Özsoy, says the opening of the Borg Havn office is a natural extension of the company's strategic growth plan, which has recently seen other new bases opening in Sandnessjøen andBergen.

"Our new office offers the full spectrum of shipping and logistics services, including project cargo," he adds. "The office will be managed by commercial manager, Captain Bjørn Kongslie (pictured below), whose vast experience both at sea and onshore will guide him in driving GAC's growth in Borg Havn and to develop additional and added value services in line with client needs."

Tore Lundestad, Borg Havn's Port Director, adds: "We consider GAC, with its worldwide network, to be a valuable partner for future development."