The China Navigation Company (CNCo) enjoys a rich heritage; it was founded in 1872 where it operated Mississippi-style paddle-steamers on China’s Yangtze River. As the shipping arm and oldest operating entity of the Swire group, CNCo has grown in tandem with the global economy
Swire Bulk is launched as a division under The China Navigation Company (CNCo)
Commencement of delivery of 32 Handysize vessels including 24 loggers
Establishes solid operating platform within 2 years of inception
Acquires the Dry Bulk Division of Hamburg Sud, expanding our presence in the Ultramax sector
Transitioning from a leading operator in Pacific to a global Owner-Operator
To accelerate growth and efficiency, Swire Bulk separates from CNCo to become a separate entity under the Swire Group.