GAC Abu Dhabi celebrates 50th anniversary

Shipping and logistics services group GAC hosted a special event for partners, colleagues at the Beach Rotana in Abu Dhabi to mark 50 years of the company’s involvement in the Emirate.

Founded in Kuwait in the mid-1950s, GAC opened its first office in the UAE capital with a just handful of staff in 1967. Today it has more than 120 employees in Abu Dhabi, as well as a number of yards and warehouses supporting the oil & gas sector, and a shipping team supporting rigs and Offshore Support Vessels in Mina Zayed’s Free Port and Mussafah Port.

“Throughout the ups and downs of the past 50 years, GAC Abu Dhabi has supported the Emirate’s oil & gas sector,” said Fredrik Nyström, group vp – Middle East, and he pledged that the company would continue to “invest and innovate in solutions to improve efficiency and add value.”

GAC Abu Dhabi md Göran Eriksson added that the company had already experienced growth in the warehousing and servicing of oil & gas equipment during the downturn, and now foresees “a picking up of pace in other areas as market conditions improve.”

Posted 30 November 2017

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