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"I like to thank the GAC Norway team for the great assistance and cooperation. ABB has really appreciated the constant availability and professionalism that GAC Norway has provided."

Nicola scricciolo


Customs clearance made easy

Whether it’s regular cargo movement, bonded shipments, project solutions or taxable high-risk product supplies, our specialist team provides tailor-made support to meet your exact needs.

Our in-house customs service department specializes in all processes related to cargo movement to, from or though Norway’s mainland and waters. We work closely with the Norwegian Customs authorities to ensure compliance and a hassle-free process.

We provide customs services for:

  • Oil & gas

  • Bunkers and lubes

  • Bulk cargo

  • General cargo (air, sea and road)

  • Bonded shipments and facilitation

Import, export and transit – we do it all

GAC Norway provides expert guidance and consultancy support every step of the way, navigating the regulations and procedures for a wide range of operations and projects. We handle customs regulations and requirements for import, export and transit cargoes for the whole of Norway.

From specialized customs clearance and consultancy to bunkers and bonded warehousing – you can trust us to deliver your goods safely, on time and on schedule.

Bonded warehousing and setup

GAC Norway provides bonded storage in numerous locations all over Norway. We advise on the setup of bonded licenses and audits and assist you with the external procedures required to secure hassle-free compliance approvals.

Handling taxes and formalities

Special taxes and related formalities apply for bunkers, provisions, mineral oil products and emissions among others. These products have different exemptions, refund possibilities, license and formality demands.

The GAC Norway team has the expertise and resources to help you easily navigate these formalities, assisting you every step of the way.

Eur 1 documents

We help you obtain documents and approvals required under the terms of the EEA agreement where applicable. We also offer validation assistance during audits and Eur 1 documents/certificate of origin.

Customs clearances:

  • Import, export and transit clearance

  • NCTS, T-document handling

  • EUR 1 documents

  • ATA carnets

  • Certificate of origin


  • Provisions

  • Excise duties

  • Bonded goods

  • Bulk cargo

  • Entry summary declarations (ENS)

  • Exit summary declarations (EXS)

Customs consulting

  • Customs regulations

  • Excise duties and licenses

  • Project customs and bonded solutions

  • Audit performance and assistance

  • Customs licences

  • Bunkers and lubes

  • General consulting

 A trusted partner

In 2007, GAC Group acquired Ole R. Olsen AS, Norway’s oldest ship agency, established 1835, to form GAC Norway. We have a strategic network of offices along the Norwegian coast from Kirkenes to Fredrikstad and per 2020 we are 90 full-time employees.

An extensive network of bonded warehouses enables us to meet your needs for ship spares logistics and bonded storage where and when you need it. More than 3,500 ships and 20,000 shipments are handled by GAC Norway every year.


We cover all Norwegian O&G terminals and all major offshore ports, we also have a presence in all cruise destination ports.

The leading ship agent in the North Sea

GAC Norway’s clients include major oil and shipping companies, engineering, procurement & construction companies (EPCs), importers and exporters, salvage and yards among others


To meet our customer’s needs, each of our branch offices are available and working 24/7, and all necessary security measures are in place to optimise access control and minimise delivery time and costs.


All aspects of GAC Norway’s activities comply with the most stringent quality and Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE) standards.


We also comply with ISO9001:2015 (quality assured) and ISO45001:2018 (health & safety assured).

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Expert customs clearance

GAC Norway offers expert customs services and handles all your customs clearance needs wherever and whenever.

We deliver your strategy.

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Customs clearance without the hassle

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The GAC Norway advantage

 Specialised staff with ‘can do’ attitude, 24/7

 Global presence with offices in 50 countries

 Best-in-class supplier management

 Compliance with Oil & Gas industry requirements

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