Welcome to "Global Ship Agencies Network"

  • Established by an experience team of network specialists, the "Global Ship Agencies Network" (GSAN) is a worldwide umbrella organization comprised of leading local and regional Liner and Tramp Ship Agents. GSAN Members are predominantly medium-sized companies that are independently owned, responsive and flexible, offering professional Ship Agency and related services.

  • Each GSAN Member is required to adhere to the highest standards of ethics and professional conduct in their business activities. They are required to meet and exceed internationally accepted conventions, maritime laws and practices regarding cargo handling, associated documentation and disbursement accounting.

  • When electing to use a GSAN Member, vessel owners and operators  will be dealing with a company that has been pre-qualified for its integrity, professionalism, experience, specialized local knowledge not only in local market but the industry in general.

  • If you are seeking Tramp or Liner Ship Agency services in any worldwide port, please use our "Locate a Ship Agency" facilities or seeking a ProForma Disbursement Account, complete our "Port & Agency Estimate Request". You will find our GSAN Members to be responsive and professional.
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Why Select a GSAN Member?
  • GSAN Members have each passed a vigorous membership pre-qualification process.
  • GSAN Members have each agreed to adhere to the highest industry standards.
  • GSAN Members are all available 24/7/365 and can be contacted directly or via GSAN.
  • GSAN Members offer you peace-of-mind when dealing with advance payments.
  • GSAN is administered on a neutral and impartial basis for the overall benefit of members.
  • GSAN is pro-active in all dispute resolution matters.
  • GSAN is completely free to users and is a valuable resource to users of Ship Agency services
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Global Ship Agencies Network (GSAN) welcomes new members Mr. Han van Blanken & Mr. Evert Hoogwerf in the GSAN Board of Directors : 

Dear GSAN Family:

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Han van Blanken & Mr. Evert Hoogwerf have joined the management team of GSAN in order to strengthen our organization and develop our network further.
They have a solid background within the shipping community and a large network within various market segments.

Han was chairman of the BIMCO Documentary Committee subgroup which drafted the new Agency Appointment Agreement document and the new General Agency Agreement document together with FONASBA.
With the arrival of our new team members we believe that we will be in a better position to further upgrade and promote the GSAN network and increase our world wide coverage.
Please extend your usual courtesy and extend a big welcome to Han & Evert.

The Contact details can be found on GSAN Contact page.

November 26, 2017:  GSAN welcomes McLarens Logistics Limited of Sri Lanka as its latest member.

McLarens Logistics is a fully fledged Shipping and Freight Forwarding Company providing an array of services which include; International Freight Forwarding, NVOCC Agency (Dry, Reefer, Special, & ISO Tank Containers), Liner Agency Services (Containerized, Break Bulk, Ro-Ro etc.,) Supply of Bunkers, Arrangement of Surveys, Crew Change, Ship Supply Services etc.  Their website is: www.mclarenslogistics.lk

May 13, 2017:  GSAN welcomes Sharaf Shipping Agency (SSA) as its latest member.

SSA was founded in 1976 as a Ship Agency its core activity has evolved to include Hub Services, Offshore Supply, Freight Forwarding, Project Cargo, Chartering & Brokering and Logistics & Warehousing Services. SSA has continuously expanded its network of owned offices throughout the Middle East/Africa and, today, employs over 1,000 multinational executives with proven shipping experience. Their website at: www.sharafshipping.com