The agreement also covers crude oil and LPG shipments to accommodate BG Group’s expanding cargo range.
The new five-year contract took effect on January 1 with GAC providing hub and ship agency services and a range of value-added solutions covering the movement of BG Group’s cargoes around the world.
Kumar Ganesan, General Manager for GAC Global Hub Services coordinated the negotiations along with Bob Bandos, Managing Director of GAC Shipping USA. Bandos had first established the relationship with BG Group in 2001.
“This global contract with BG Group is an outcome of mutual reliability, a commitment to thinking long-term and a willingness to listen to each other, ” says Ganesan. “It’s the product of a partnership that continues to grow stronger.”
“We have been working closely with the BG Group for more than a decade and we look forward to supporting the company in its global LNG, LPG and Crude Oil business growth.”
GAC operates Hub Agency Centres in Dubai, Houston, Singapore and Grangemouth, coordinating port calls globally for fleet operators.