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THE project division of Swire Shipping and Nordic Project & Finance have signed a charter agreement for the multipurpose heavy-lift vessels, to be delivered in December 2021.

Swire Projects said the terms of the charter agreement remain confidential.

The long-term charters include four 1270- dwt vessels and two 19600-dwt MPP vessels built between 2007 and 2011.

The vessels will be delivered to Swire Projects from December 2021 as they complete their current charters.

Swire Projects general manager Namir Khanbabi said, “We are very pleased to partner with Nordic Project & Finance on these charters as we grow our core operating fleet.

“The addition of these MPP vessels is a significant leap forward in our plans and long-term strategy for expanding our projects business.

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“We are looking forward to operating these vessels in the market and developing our service offering to the project sector,” he said.

Swire Projects was established in October 2020 to provide specialist shipping services to the energy, renewable and infrastructure sector.

By bringing together trade routes, a diversified fleet and technical expertise across the Swire Group’s marine activities, Swire Projects aims to offer flexible shipping solutions to service clients in the project logistics sector, particularly project forwarders, EPCs, heavy civil and offshore energy construction players.

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