March 25, 2009
GAC launches ship lay-up service
GAC (Gulf Agency Company) has launched GAC Ship Lay-up Solutions, a new service package to help owners/operators avoid non-profitable journeys, and reduce wear and tear, fuel consumption and insurance premiums during periods of low demand.
The service offers a choice of lay-up locations around the world:
At each location, says GAC, itss local expertise and contacts means it can ensure the best possible service during lay-up.
GLUS offers owners a comprehensive range of maintenance services for their vessel's lay-up period. "It's all about the customers' ease of use and benefits," says Christer Sjödoff, Group Vice President, GAC Solutions. "In these challenging times, it is more important than ever for GAC to be there for its customers, providing cost-effective solutions to help them weather the storms of the global economy."
In addition to providing ship agency, supplies services and logistics, services include: lay-up preparation and documentation, safety and security advice, maintenance and inspection of machinery and equipment, as well as regular monitoring of vessel moorings and safe berth.