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Sarjak Container Lines appoints GAC SRI LANKA as exclusive agent

By: | at 01:00 PM | Liner Shipping  

Sarjak specialises in the door-to-door transportation of breakbulk and over dimensioned cargo (ODC) operating a fleet of self-owned containers including Super Racks, Flat Racks, Open Top, Hard Top Open Top & GP containers. As Sarjak’s appointed agent, GAC Sri Lanka will provide project logistics and freight forwarding as well as agency services from its offices in Colombo, Galle, Hambantota and Trincomalee, covering all ports in the country. Under the contract, GAC Sri Lanka will be the only authorised agent handling Sarjak cargoes.

Part of the global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, GAC Sri Lanka has a strong track-record of providing services for ODC and breakbulk shipments, using specialist equipment and CAD-drawing techniques to ensure the careful handling of wide load, oversized and project cargoes via road, rail, air and sea for a wide range of industries.

Capt. Rumi Engineer, Senior President, Sarjak Container Lines Pvt (Ltd), says: “There are great synergies between Sarjak and GAC in terms of our capabilities and the standard of service we deliver to our customers, so they were a natural choice for a partner in Sri Lanka. GAC’s extensive expertise and experience of our industry and its nationwide and worldwide networks will go a long way in helping us to further expand our operations in Sri Lanka and across the Indian Subcontinent.”

Preethilal Fernando, Director/CEO, GAC Sri Lanka, adds: “It is an interesting time in Sri Lanka. We’re witnessing increased demand for over-dimensioned cargo, particularly for the further development of infrastructure throughout the country. By using our network across the country as well as our highly trained and experienced personnel to meet the needs of multimodal operators both locally and globally, we are very well placed to help Sarjak deliver their strategy in Sri Lanka.”