Swire Shipping has appointed Jeremy Sutton as managing director. Chris Daniells, meanwhile, has been named managing director of Swire Projects.

Sutton currently serves as chief operating officer and will succeed James Woodrow, who is relocating to the UK to serve as managing director of James Finlay, also a Swire company. Daniells will retain his current position of chief commercial officer of Swire Shipping.

Sutton said: “With very supportive shareholders and a great leadership team, we intend to continue to focus on growing Swire Shipping’s three core operating businesses of liner, projects and landside, while maintaining an absolute focus on safety.”