Photo 2383279 © Corepics Vof |

Looking for an alternative take on how new entrants to liner shipping can develop networks? The story of a resurgent Swire Shipping, after completing its takeover of US multipurpose carrier Westwood Shipping, offers one example.

As part of the privately owned John Swire & Sons group (although one part of it, Swire Pacific is listed in Hong Kong), it’s hardly new. In fact, its name evokes the age of the Tai’pan – a name given to foreign businessmen who poured into ...

Subscription required for Premium stories

In order to view the entire article please login with a valid subscription below or register an account and subscribe to Premium
Premium subscriber
New Premium subscriber REGISTER

Comment on this article

You must be logged in to post a comment.