Group is continuing the streamlining of its New Zealand-based
activities with the transfer of local agency representation to
a part-owned subsidiary.
for Swire Shipping's Chief Container Service, operating in the
trans-Tasman and Micronesian trades, has rested with Pacific Forum
Line and Owens Group subsidiary Seatrans since the services began
this will shift to Quadrant Pacific Ltd, whose leading principal
is Tasman Orient Line (jointly owned by Swire and Hamburg's Christian
Ahrenkiel) with the agency itself jointly owned by those companies
and Adsteam Marine.
Agencies' Australian representation of PFL is understood to be
unaffected by the NZ moves, and PFL will continue its NZ/Papua
New Guinea service using slots on CCS vessels. ci-online (www.ci-online.co.uk)