30th December, 2017 

TRANS TASMAN BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR

Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) – February 2017

 

We wish to advise that following a review of the current bunker prices, the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for all container & break bulk shipments on Swire Shipping’s Trans-Tasman Service will increase as follows. The February BAF levels are:

 

  • Containers:                  USD 275.00 per TEU and USD 412.50 per FEU
  • Break-bulk:                  USD 14.50 per RVT

 

The BAF will again be reviewed at the end of January 2017.

 

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative or our Customer Service Department on 0800 947 947.

Swire Shipping

Sydney

www.swireshipping.com

29th December 2016

 

BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF) – February 2017

 

Further to monitoring of IFO 380 fuel prices, Swire Shipping wishes to advise that the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) applicable for Asia Trades will increase as follows for the month of February 2017:-

Swire Asia Trades

USD $455 / TEU

USD $910 / FEU

USD $22.75 / RT (Break-bulk / LCL)

The above surcharge will apply for all consignments showing a Swire Shipping Bill of Lading date of 1 February 2017 or later for connections to/from Asia and:

  • Australia
  • East Timor
  • Fiji
  • Micronesia
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Vanuatu
  • Majuro, Nauru, and Rarotonga
  • Samoa, American Samoa, Papeete, Nuku’alofa, Kiribati

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative

Swire Shipping

www.swireshipping.com

30th November 2016

BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF) – January 2017

 

Further to monitoring of IFO 380 fuel prices, Swire Shipping wishes to advise that the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) applicable for Asia Trades will increase as follows for the month of January 2017:-

Swire Asia Trades

USD $410 / TEU

USD $820 / FEU

USD $20.50 / RT (Break-bulk / LCL)

The above surcharge will apply for all consignments showing a Swire Shipping Bill of Lading date of 1 January 2017 or later for connections to/from Asia and:

  • Australia
  • East Timor
  • Fiji
  • Micronesia
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Vanuatu
  • Majuro, Nauru, and Rarotonga
  • Samoa, American Samoa, Papeete, Nuku’alofa, Kiribati

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative

Swire Shipping

www.swireshipping.com

 

9th December 2016

Rebranding of NGPL and Bali Hai Services

Further to recent announcements regarding improvements to our integrated service network in the Pacific Islands, Swire Shipping is pleased to announce that from January 2017, the New Guinea Pacific Line (NGPL) and Bali Hai services will be rebranded as Swire Shipping.

All cargo moving on these services will travel under a Swire Shipping Bill of Lading – BL terms and conditions remain unchanged.

These changes will be effective from the following vessels:

Coral Chief

v1701S

New Guinea Chief

v1621N

Soochow

v1701S

Shansi

v1617N

Ngankin

v1701S

Kweilin

v1621N

Thank you for choosing Swire Shipping. We will continue to look at ways to serve you better.

Please contact your local Swire Shipping representative should you need more information.

 

Yours Sincerely,

Swire Shipping

www.swireshipping.com

One Flag. Multiple Solutions.

10thNov 2016

Improved Service Frequency & Port Coverage – North Asia & Pacific Islands

Swire Shipping is pleased to announce the upgrade of its North Asia to Pacific service in November 2016.

  • Enhanced service frequency with direct sailings to/ from North Asia to the South Pacific every 21 days.
  • Inclusion of direct calls at New Caledonia and Kaohsiung (Taiwan).
  • Fastest transit in the market from Mainland China to Tarawa, Majuro, Fiji, American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga.

The enhanced service will deploy three new eco-friendly Chief-Class multipurpose vessels which will provide additional capacity and improved cargo handling flexibility.

These vessels have been specially designed for their unique high speed cargo handling ability and the versatility to carry a wide range of cargo types including dry and refrigerated containers, heavy-lift plant machinery and equipment and project parcels.

 

Additional benefits

  • Increased connectivity for Island cargoes from Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia to Santo, Tarawa and Majuro via New Caledonia.
  • Additional sailings from North Asia to New Caledonia of up to four sailings per month.
  • Increased connectivity for Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga cargo from Australia and South East Asia via Fiji.
  • Enhanced connections for cargoes from the USA and Canada to Tarawa, Majuro, New Caledonia and Santo via Fiji and Apia.
  • Faster feeder connections over Kaohsiung to Asian destinations for exports from the South Pacific.

The North Asia to Pacific service will become effective from Coral Chief v1619S, ETD Yokohama 14 November 2016

 

Port Rotation

Qingdao / Busan / Yokohama / Majuro / Tarawa / Lautoka / Suva / Pago Pago / Apia / Nuku’alofa / New Caledonia /Santo / Tarawa / Majuro / Kaohsiung / Qingdao

 

Transit Times

Northbound   Southbound  
Suva * Kaohsiung *
Pago Pago 4 Qingdao 3
Apia 6 Busan 7
Nuku'alofa 9 Yokohama 10
New Caledonia 11 Majuro 19
Santo 14 Tarawa 21
Tarawa 19 Lautoka 26
Majuro 24 Suva 27
Kaohsiung 32 Pago Pago 31
Qingdao 36 Apia 33
Busan 39 Nuku'alofa 36
Yokohama 44 New Caledonia 40
    Santo 44

 

For more information on this service upgrade, please contact your local Swire Shipping representative.

 

Swire Shipping

www.swireshipping.com