Swire Projects picks experienced local agents in South Korea and Japan
Pushing for an expanded market coverage, Swire Projects, the projects and heavy lift shipping services division of Swire Shipping, have appointed local representative agents in South Korea and Japan. The company is focusing on expanding the local knowledge in the breakbulk, project and heavy lift cargo sectors.
In South Korea, Swire Projects has appointed WorldFast, a project cargo forwarding company, as its representative agent. In Japan, Swire Projects has appointed Keystone Logistic, as its representative commercial agent.
Banking on WorldFast’s connections
With over three decades of industry experience, WorldFast has developed strong relationships with leading companies in the South Korean market.
Established in 1986, initially as a marine transportation and ship operator specialising in log and pulp transportation, WorldFast diversified its focus to include projects and breakbulk shipping and logistics in 2010. Today, the company boasts a dedicated heavy lift and projects team, providing project cargo forwarding services for oversized, heavy, and high value cargo.
Swire Projects is looking to leverage WorldFast’s local connections with major EPC companies in South Korea.
Keystone Logistics partnership
Keystone Logistic is a leading cargo agent and forwarder with unique specialisation in breakbulk, project, and heavy lift cargo.
Backed by a team of highly experienced commercial and technical members, Keystone Logistic brings valuable industry expertise to this agency partnership. Their extensive knowledge of the projects and heavy lift sector, coupled with close relations with local and global industry conglomerates, will be instrumental in raising Swire Projects’ profile and supporting important clients in the Japanese market.
“We are delighted to welcome WorldFast and Keystone Logistic as our commercial agents in South Korea and Japan, respectively. Their deep understanding of the market and extensive industry connections make them valuable partners in expanding our market coverage,” said Namir Khanbabi, General Manager of Swire Projects. “By leveraging their expertise and relationships, we aim to strengthen our presence in these important markets and better serve our clients,” Khanbabi said.
Swire Projects aims to meet the needs of its customers in these key markets and enhance its global service capabilities for both its global bespoke sailings as well as a dedicated transpacific semi-liner service between Asia and West Coast North America.