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The China Navigation Company (CNCo) is the wholly owned deep-sea shipping arm of John Swire & Sons Limited. Headquartered in Singapore, the company has established representative offices in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, Papua New Guinea, the USA and the UK. The company operates a global network of multipurpose liner services, dry bulk, and bulk logistics services through its three business divisions: Swire Shipping, Swire Bulk, and Swire Bulk Logistics.

CNCo owns a diverse fleet of container, multipurpose, general cargo, bulk carrier and cement carrier vessels to service its global trades. These owned vessels are supplemented by chartered-in vessels on a mixture of short, medium- and long-term charters to meet the requirements of CNCo’s liner business – Swire Shipping, and handysize dry bulk business – Swire Bulk.

Over the past 145 years, CNCo has recognized that its sustainable development strategy is fundamental if it is to continue to grow its business successfully for the future. Identifying opportunities and overcoming the present challenges of climate change and resource constraints will be critical to this process. We are keen to work with key stakeholders to determine a range of solutions that will assist our industry to be ever more environmentally and socially responsible while simultaneously further driving increases in its economic efficiency.

Please visit CNCo’s website for more information on its sustainability journey.

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