September 2016
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John Swire & Sons Limited directors, shareholders and advisors to the board attended the company’s 2016 Annual General Meeting, which was also held on 23rd June.
CORPORATE
Bicentennial celebration
More than 180 attendees joined the John Swire & Sons anniversary luncheon held at the Fishmongers' Hall in the City of London on 23rd June.
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The Taikoo Way - Swire in China for 150 years
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New book celebrates 150 years in China
To commemorate the group's sesquicentenary in China, Swire has commissioned a new Chinese-language history: "The Taikoo Way – Swire in China for 150 years".
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Merlin Swire (fifth from left, back row) and fellow delegates at the Global CEO Council summit hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (sixth from left, front row).
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Global CEO Council
In June, Merlin Swire, Deputy Chairman and CEO of John Swire & Sons Limited, met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during the fourth roundtable summit of the Global CEO Council.
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Merlin Swire meets with Mr Jiang Zengwei.
CORPORATE
Courtesy visits to senior Chinese officials
Merlin Swire paid a courtesy call on Mr Jiang Zengwei, Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and China Chamber of International Commerce, and President of the China National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce.
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CORPORATE
Forecasting industry trends
On 25th May, John Slosar, Chairman of Swire Pacific and Cathay Pacific, gave a speech on major trends in aviation during a lunch hosted by Orient Aviation media group in Hong Kong.
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Farewell to Davy Ho
CORPORATE
Farewell to Davy Ho
Barnaby Swire, Merlin Swire, and Sam Swire recently hosted a luncheon to mark the retirement from the Swire group after 46 years of shipping veteran Davy Ho.
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Senior management appointments
See the latest senior management appointments of the Swire group.
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2016 Interim Results
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2016 Interim Results
See 2016 interim results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.
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PROPERTY
Taikoo Place redevelopment
Swire Properties has unveiled its design plan for the Taikoo Place redevelopment project – a HK$15 billion investment which will further elevate Taikoo Place's status as a world-class commercial hub.
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EAST, Miami offers a distinctive experience for guests seeking innovation, style and personalised service.
PROPERTY
Swire Hotels launches EAST, Miami
Swire Hotels has opened EAST, Miami, the anchor hotel in Swire Properties' mixed-use development, Brickell City Centre, in Miami, Florida.
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PROPERTY
New PNG hotel
Steamships Trading's property development arm, Pacific Palms Property, has partnered with Ok Tedi Development Foundation to build a new Cassowary Hotel in Kiunga in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.
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First A350 joins CX fleet
AVIATION
First A350 joins CX fleet
Cathay Pacific Airways' first Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft entered service on 1st June; it is the first of 48 A350s scheduled to join the airline's fleet.
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New lounges
AVIATION
New lounges
Cathay Pacific recently opened a new First and Business Class passenger lounge in Vancouver and unveiled its newly refurbished and expanded Business Class lounge, The Pier, at Hong Kong International Airport.
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Cargo service partnership
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Cargo service partnership
In May, Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo signed a cooperation agreement to work together on network planning, sales, IT and ground handling on routes between Hong Kong and 13 European destinations.
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Milestones for HAECO Xiamen
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Milestones for HAECO Xiamen
In April, HAECO Xiamen completed its 2,500th aircraft input since it commenced operations in March 1996 and in June, the company completed its 750th aircraft input for scheduled customer, Cathay Pacific Group.
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Zen-like tranquillity takes flight
AVIATION
Zen-like tranquillity takes flight
In May, HAECO Private Jet Solutions launched a new concept, "Zen" in cabin design for narrow-body aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva.
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USCS expands into new market
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
USCS expands into new market
United States Cold Storage has opened a new facility in McDonough, Georgia, offering 8.6 million cubic feet of warehouse and distribution space.
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Swire Foods expands presence in Chongqing
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Swire Foods expands presence in Chongqing
Swire Foods' wholly owned subsidiary Chongqing New Qinyuan Bakery Company Limited opened a new bakery plant in the Jiulongpo district of Chongqing.
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Bulk carriers named
MARINE SERVICES
Bulk carriers named
On 19th May, The China Navigation Company named the last two in the current series of B.Delta39 handy-size bulk carriers built at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipyard at Zhoushan in Mainland China.
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<i>Pacific Legacy</i> opens to public
MARINE SERVICES
Pacific Legacy opens to public
Swire Pacific Offshore's Platform Supply Vessel, Pacific Legacy, was berthed at the waterfront promenade of Singapore's VivoCity shopping mall from 21st to 23rd April as part of the OSV@Vivo Open House organised by the Singapore Shipping Association.
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Swire to help build new wind farm
MARINE SERVICES
Swire to help build new wind farm
Swire Pacific Offshore subsidiary, Swire Blue Ocean, has signed a key contract with Siemens Plc. to provide a wind farm installation vessel for the installation of 84 Siemens 7MW WTG wind turbines in the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm, Scotland.
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Clean water support
IN THE COMMUNITY
Clean water support
In June and July, Swire Coca-Cola Beverages Hefei launched a "Clean Water 24" campaign, delivering more than 825,000 bottles of Ice Dew Water to local communities in need.
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Cyclone relief efforts
IN THE COMMUNITY
Cyclone relief efforts
Swire Shipping donated US$10,000 to the Fiji Red Cross Society in support of its recovery work for those affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston.
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Recognitions for bottlers
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Recognitions for bottlers
Swire Coca-Cola Beverages Zhengzhou won the "2015 Top Quality Cup, Coca-Cola Greater China & South Korea Region" at the Coca-Cola Technical and Supply Chain Annual Conference held in Changsha, Mainland China.
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LEED Gold Certification for Tennessee facility
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
LEED Gold Certification for Tennessee facility
United States Cold Storage's Covington facility has earned LEED Gold Certification in the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ("LEED") programme.
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Outstanding people development
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Outstanding people development
Swire Resources has won the Manpower Developer Award in the sixth Employees Retraining Board Manpower Developer Award Scheme in Hong Kong.
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