Liner Shipping

Why Liner Shipping?

Any business that wants to ship its goods internationally needs a reliable, trusted logistics partner. Shipping can be a daunting task though, which is where we come in. With our frequent liner shipping sailings to and from key destination around the Pacific, you can have confidence your products will reach the hands of your customers in a safe and timely manner.

Why Swire Shipping?

Here are just some of the benefits of using Swire Shipping’s liner shipping services:

Improved business processes by aiding in the planning and execution of your shipments

Peace of mind that your shipments will reach their destination safely and securely

We work with you to make any required arrangements for specialised equipment, landslide requirements, or bespoke requests.

A long-term attitude towards doing business – our emphasis on lasting business and environmental sustainability means you can rely on us to achieve your business goals 

Transparent shipping schedules and prices

How we Operate

Swire Shipping connects over 400 ports globally and has been providing fast, reliable, and efficient services for our customers around the globe for close to 150 years. Our sustainable liner shipping services move your goods across domestic and international borders, helping you build long-term relationships with your business partners. 

Swire Shipping exists to connect customers with communities in the Pacific. Our dedicated 14 liner services with a complementary feeder network enjoys an extensive global reach, connecting your cargo to and from territories including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, South-East Asia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, North Asia, Polynesia, East Timor, Samoa, and more.

We accept all types of containerised, breakbulk, and project cargo on our weekly and fortnightly services. Our sailing schedules are frequently the most on-time of any in our key markets, and our team are at hand to save your time at every step of making a shipment with us – from quotation to delivery.

Our Network

Our liner services cover some of the most renowned ports in the world and travel regularly to regions including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, South-East Asia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, North Asia, Polynesia, East Timor, Samoa, and more.

Container Shipping

We have a wide range of containerised solutions to suit to your needs – be it refrigerated cargo, liquids or dry cargo. We have a large fleet of owned and leased containers. This, coupled with our extensive network of liner shipping services, ensure that our customers have a regular and reliable supply of equipment and resources to transport their cargo from port to port.

Our Fleet

Our fleet of 26 modern, multi-purpose vessels has been designed to carry cargoes in non-standard units or stock keeping units (SKUs) and are purpose-built for heavy lift cargoes. More than a third of our fleet are capable of advanced lifting capabilities and are capable of delivering containerised and breakbulk shipments wherever they call. We also specialise in the delivery of heavy equipment to remote areas.

Our People

We have our own people on the ground—this is inclusive of our presence in ports as well as our branch offices in those cities.

We understand the local customs and traditions and operate in a way that is adjustable to that environment.

Despite the frequent challenges facing the wider logistics industry in the wake of COVID-19, our dedicated team does their utmost to ensure you receive timely and transparent updates whenever we face service disruption.