Swire Pacific Offshore is part of the Swire Pacific group of companies, one of the leading commercial groups in the Asia Pacific region. Based in Hong Kong, publicly quoted Swire Pacific Limited has five operating divisions: Property, Aviation, Beverages, Marine Services and Trading & Industrial. The property division portfolio includes major developments in Hong Kong, mainland China and Florida. The aviation division includes international carrier Cathay Pacific Airways and regional carrier Dragonair and all-cargo carrier Air Hong Kong, as well as aircraft engineering and aero-engine overhaul interests, in-flight catering, ramp handling, and air cargo terminal operations. Swire is an Anchor Bottler for The Coca-Cola Company in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan and the USA; its trading and industrial portfolio ranges from the retail of sportswear and automobiles to waste handling and the manufacture of aluminium cans. Swire Pacific is in turn 34%-owned by UK-based John Swire & Sons Limited, which also controls a range of wholly owned businesses in Australia, Papua New Guinea, East Africa, Sri Lanka, the USA and UK, including cold storage, road transport, and agricultural activities, in addition to its deep-sea shipping arm, The China Navigation Company.
Swire Pacific website: www.swirepacific.com