September 2018
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Sir Adrian Swire (1932-2018)
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Sir Adrian Swire
(1932-2018)
We regret to announce the death of Sir Adrian Swire, aged 86, in London. Sir Adrian was Honorary President of the Swire Group.
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Senior management visits
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Senior management visits
During a recent visit to Beijing, Merlin Swire attended the annual roundtable summit of the Global CEO Council, convened at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on 21st June.
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Meetings with senior Mainland officials
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Meetings with senior Mainland officials
In April, a delegation from Yunnan Province, led by Executive Vice Governor Mr Zong Guoying, visited Swire's office at Pacific Place, during an official trip to Hong Kong.
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Board appointment
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Board appointment
See the latest board management appointment of the Swire group.
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Senior management appointments
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Senior management appointments
See the latest senior management appointments of the Swire group.
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Celebrating International Archives Day 2018
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Celebrating International Archives Day 2018
The Swire HK Archive Service gave the public a glimpse into the rich Swire archive collection, when it joined in the celebrations for International Archives Day on 9th June.
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Thriving together
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Thriving together
The Swire Pacific Sustainability Report 2017 was launched as an interactive website on 4th July 2018.
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2018 Interim Results
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2018 Interim Results
See 2018 interim results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.
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Swire Properties sells interest in Cityplaza Three and Four
PROPERTY
Swire Properties sells interest in Cityplaza Three and Four
In June, Swire Properties entered into a Sale and Purchase agreement with Henglilong Investments Limited to sell its interest in Cityplaza Three and Cityplaza Four for a total cash consideration of HK$15,000 million.
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First A350-1000 comes home
AVIATION
First A350-1000 comes home
In June, Cathay Pacific welcomed the first of 20 new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to Hong Kong.
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Network expansion
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Network expansion
Cathay Pacific's inaugural flight from Dublin to Hong Kong took off on 2nd June, carrying a full complement of 280 passengers and 15 tonnes of Irish cargo bound for a number of Asian destinations.
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On the right track
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On the right track
Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial on Bluetooth low-energy beacons at the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
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New partnership
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New partnership
HAECO Xiamen has entered into an agreement with Japan Airlines Group and low-cost carrier Spring Airlines Japan to provide line services for Spring Japan at all of its four destinations in Mainland China.
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HAECO Americas opens new hanger
AVIATION
HAECO Americas opens new hanger
In April, HAECO Americas officially opened its fifth hangar at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Expansion in Yunnan
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Expansion in Yunnan
Swire Coca-Cola Beverages Yunnan recently opened its new bottling facility – the largest of its kind in Mainland China south of the Yangtze River.
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Denton Phase One on schedule
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Denton Phase One on schedule
United States Cold Storage is set to open a 7.7 million-cubic-foot public refrigerated warehouse in Denton by the end of this year.
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Swire Shipping expands North Pacific service
MARINE SERVICES
Swire Shipping expands North Pacific service
Swire Shipping upgraded its multipurpose liner services between North Asia and the Pacific in July.
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Strategic acquisition
MARINE SERVICES
Strategic acquisition
Swire Oilfield Services has acquired US-based specialist aviation service company Gordon Engineering Services as it looks to expand its interests in this sector across its North Sea and global operations.
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SPO welcomes two G-class vessels
MARINE SERVICES
SPO welcomes two G-class vessels
Swire Pacific Offshore has taken delivery of Pacific Guillemot and Pacific Gull, the two latest new buildings in its "G" Class series of Platform Supply Vessels.
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Building homes and hope
IN THE COMMUNITY
Building homes and hope
In June, 23 Swire Properties Community Ambassadors took part in Habitat for Humanity's Global Village Building Project.
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Ride for love
IN THE COMMUNITY
Ride for love
Taiwan's exclusive Harley-Davidson importer, Taikoo Motorcycle, joined the brand's annual Million Mile Monday sponsored charity ride in June.
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Award for best implementation
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Award for best implementation
HAECO Hong Kong's radio-frequency identification ("RFID") tool management system was runner-up for the Best RFID Implementation (Other Industry) Award at the RFID Journal Awards 2018.
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Recognition for fuel efficiency
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Recognition for fuel efficiency
The China Navigation Company has won the 2018 Seatrade Maritime Fuel Efficiency Award in the 11th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia, held in Singapore.
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