Extension of GAC-OMA network agreement to include Ivory Coast

News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies — By on October 11, 2013 at 7:36 AM
GAC Ghana's Managing Director Neale Proctor (far left) poses with GAC-OMA colleagues Sam Edmund (Country Manager, Ghana), Ian Treder (Business Manager, Europe) and Gary Miller (Group Managing Director, OMA West Africa), following the announcement GAC-OMA's operations to include the Ivory Coast.

GAC Ghana’s Managing Director Neale Proctor (far left) poses with GAC-OMA colleagues Sam Edmund (Country Manager, Ghana), Ian Treder (Business Manager, Europe) and Gary Miller (Group Managing Director, OMA West Africa), following the announcement GAC-OMA’s operations to include the Ivory Coast.

11 October 2013 – GAC is further strengthening its presence in West Africa with the extension of the GAC-OMA network agreement to include the Ivory Coast.

 
The extension of the network comes after the country’s return to stability in late 2011 and its rapid re-establishment as one of the world’s leading cocoa producers. Exports of other products such as palm oil, coffee, some petroleum products, bananas, pineapples, cotton and fish are contributing to forecast year-on-year GDP growth of about 8%.
GAC-OMA Ivory Coast supports that growth with a complete range of shipping and logistics services from its main office in the country’s main port city, Abidjan, strategically located between the port and airport.
Erland Ebbersten, Group Vice President for Africa, Russia and Central Asia says: “The extension of our partnership with OMA, already in place in Benin, Ghana and Togo, to cover the Ivory Coast is a positive reflection of the strong working relationship the two companies enjoy.”
For more information about GAC services in the Ivory Coast contact us at gac-oma.ci@gac.com.
In West Africa, the GAC Group has an established presence in Nigeria, Angola and Congo. For other West African locations, please send enquiries to GAC Ghana at ghana@gac.com
About GAC Group
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Established since 1956, GAC employs over 10, 000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.
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GAC Shipping is a global leader in ship and hub agency services, representing more than 3, 500 customers and handling over 60, 000 vessels annually.
GAC Shipping offers ship owners, operators, charterers and management companies a wide range of integrated specialised services, from husbandry services including supply of spares, bunkers and provisions to canal & straits transits, weather routing and maritime security services. It also acts as correspondent for most international group P&I clubs.
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