Terms of Use



All use of this website (the "Site"), including the accessing, browsing, registering to use, downloading, copying or other use of any information from this Site by you, whether as a guest or registered user, is on the terms and conditions set out below (the "Terms").

Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use our Site, as these will apply to your use of our Site. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms for future reference.

By using our Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms in full and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these Terms, you must cease use of this Site immediately.

Information about us

This Site is operated by The China Navigation Company Pte. Ltd. ("we" or "us"). We are registered in Singapore under company number 200917133H and have our registered office at 300 Beach Road, #27-01 The Concourse, Singapore 199555.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Changes to our Site

We may update our Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

Accessing our Site

We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We also reserve the right to bar users from the Site, on a permanent or temporary basis at our discretion. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws. All such rights are reserved.

No part of such material, works or content in our Site may be modified, reproduced, downloaded, copied, distributed or used in any other way for any commercial or public purposes without our written permission, which may be subject to such terms as we in our sole discretion may require.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


The content on our Site, including but not limited to information / description of our vessels, is provided for general information only. It is not intended to address your particular needs or to amount to advice or recommendation on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice and verify such content with us before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site. We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any harm or loss or damage howsoever arising from you accessing or relying on information contained on our Site.

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We disclaim to the fullest extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We are not responsible for and will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising directly or indirectly (including but not limited to special, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage) from your use of or reliance on any of the information contained in this Site, howsoever arising, including but not limited to loss or damage arising from or in connection with any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy in this Site, its contents or associated services, or due to any unavailability or your inability to use of our Site or any part thereof or any contents or associated services.

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information and convenience only. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. Using such a link means you are leaving our Site and we take no responsibility for and have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, Trojans, worms, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it, all of which are done at your sole risk.

Linking to our Site

You may only link to our home page with our prior written consent, which shall be subject to such conditions as we in our sole discretion may notify you, including but not limited to the following conditions:

  • you do not remove, alter or distort our logo or our trade name;
  • you do not imply or falsely state that we endorse any products or services other than our own;
  • you do not imply or present any false information about us such as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
  • you do not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you;
  • your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive, controversial, infringes any third-party rights or does not comply with applicable law or regulations;
  • you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it;

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Applicable law

These Terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore and any dispute relating thereto or arising therefrom shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore, to which you and us hereby agree to submit.

Trade marks

"Swire", "China Navigation", "Swire Shipping", "Swire Bulk" and "Swire Bulk Logistics" are our trade names. You may not use this trade name without our written consent.

Data Protection and Privacy

Personal information provided to us or our Affiliates through this Site will only be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Please read our Privacy Policy before carrying on. By providing your personal details to us through our Site, you are consenting to its use in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Contact us

To contact us about these Terms, please email dataprotection@swirecnco.com

Thank you for visiting our Site.



We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website ("Site"). As such, we would like to inform you on the personal data we collect from you through your use of this Site and how we use such personal data.

By submitting your personal data to us through your use of this Site, you will be treated as having given your permission, where necessary and appropriate, for the purposes set out in this policy.

What does this Privacy Policy apply to?

This Privacy Policy applies to personal data collected by The China Navigation Group ("CNCo") through your use of our website. It applies to the majority of the websites operated by the CNCo Group, however there may be occasions where there is a need to have a slightly different privacy policy to account for local differences in privacy regulations. When you access another website belonging to our Affiliate, please check the privacy policy of each such website which you visit and do not assume that this privacy policy applies to all websites within the CNCo Group.

In this policy, the CNCo Group means The China Navigation Company Pte. Ltd. ("CNCo") and all its subsidiaries. Affiliate means any entity within the CNCo Group excluding CNCo.

Information that we obtain from you when you use our website may include:

Type of information collected

How the information is used

  • Personal information which you provide to us through our recruitment page or which you otherwise provide to us through our website when submitting any enquiry or feedback through our Site. Such personal information includes your name, address, telephone number, email and work experience.
  • where you have submitted personal information for the purposes of a job application, to consider and evaluate your application for a position with us.
  • to provide you with a service you have requested or reply to an enquiry or feedback you have submitted through our Site
  • Information collected automatically in relation to your use of the Site, such as:
    • the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
    • full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time).
    • products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer service number or social media handle used to connect with our customer service team.
  • for our legitimate interests, where we have considered these are not overridden by your rights:
    • to improve our Site and ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
    • to administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
    • to keep our Site safe and secure.
    • to allow you to participate in the interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • We will use cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy, which you should read before carrying on.
  • Location data - we collect information through our website as to your real time location to provide location services where requested or agreed to by you in order to deliver content, advertising or other services that are dependent on knowing where you are. This information may also be collected in combination with an identifier associated with your device to enable us to recognise your mobile browser or device when you return to the website.

Delivery of location services will involve reference to one or more of the following:

  • the coordinates (latitude/longitude) of your location;
  • look-up of your country of location by reference to your IP address against public sources; and/or
  • your Identifier for Advertisers (IFA) code for your Apple device, or the Android ID for your Android device, or a similar device identifier.

See our Cookie Policy for more information on the use of cookies and device identifiers on the site/App.

Who do we share your information with?

Unless otherwise specified at the relevant part of the Site, your personal data is ultimately controlled by The China Navigation Company Pte. Ltd. As we are a global business that operates in many countries, we may share your personal data with our Affiliates and trusted third party service providers, who may be based outside the country in which you live, so that they may process the data on our behalf. Such third parties will not use your personal information for any other purposes than what we have agreed with them. We also request these third parties to implement adequate levels of protection in order to safeguard your personal information.

We may also share your personal data with other parties outside the CNCo Group in the following circumstances:

  • we have your consent to do so;
  • we are authorised or required by law, or exempted by any applicable legislation, to do so;
  • in order to enforce or defend our legal rights.

By using our website and providing your personal information to us through our Site, you agree to us using the personal information we collect from you and your use of our Site in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Safeguarding your personal data

As we value the privacy of your personal data, we have implemented technology and policies to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, modification and improper use.

We will treat all personal information you provide us through the Site confidentially and securely in compliance with our Privacy Policy.

Your privacy rights and who to contact

You have the right to:

  • request for information on the data we hold about you;
  • correct or update your personal information which you have provided to us;
  • delete or withdraw consent you previously provided to us to use the personal data we hold about you, but note that deletion of such data or withdrawal of such consent may result in us not being able to provide you the service you requested or respond to the enquiry / feedback you have submitted or process the job application you submitted or not being able to provide you with the most effective experience on our website.

Please contact our Data Protection Officer at dataprotection@swirecnco.com if you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we handle your personal data. To assist us in dealing with your request, please provide your full name and details. Please allow us reasonable time to respond to your request and effect any change.