Fleet Safety
Swire Shipping Safety
Onshore Health & Safety

As part of the Swire Group, we understand that Health and Safety are an integral part of corporate risk management. We aim to continually improve our management of health and safety, with a view of achieving Zero Harm, and do this by focusing on the development and implementation of a robust safety culture through training, learning and transparent reporting.

Health and Safety Policy

Our Health and Safety Policy states our commitment to Zero Harm to all personnel and at all our business / operations sites ashore and at sea. We are committed to ensuring that Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) considerations are an integral part of our decision-making process and culture.

Our philosophy is to never allow business objectives to compromise the health and safety of our employees, customers, visitors, contractors and the wider community. We take responsibility for safety at sea, at port and in our offices. This policy is available on all our vessels and in our offices globally. Click below to read full policy.

We are committed to ensuring that safety is an integral part of our decision-making process and culture.

Our safety boundaries are defined in three categories:

Fleet Safety
Vessel Crew
Ship Structure
   • Crane
   • Gangway
   • Walkway

Swire Shipping Safety
Cargo Operations
Port Community
   • Stevedores
    • Lashing gang
   • Mooring gang
   • Pilots
   • Cargo Surveyors

Onshore Health & Safety
Office employees
Contractors and visitors to our offices

Safety Performance

for the calendar year 2020

Lost Time Injuries


Near Misses


Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate*


Total Reportable Frequency Rate*


Discretionary Safety Courses


*per million manhours