Swire Projects – the projects division of Swire Shipping – has signed an agreement with Nordic Project & Finance for the long-term charter of six multipurpose, heavy lift vessels.

Namir Khanbabi

Namir Khanbabi, general manager of Swire Projects.

The agreement includes four 12,700 dwt and two 19,600 dwt multipurpose vessels built between 2007 and 2011. The vessels will be delivered to Swire Projects from December, after they complete the current charters.

Namir Khanbabi, general manager of Swire Projects, 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 multipurpose vessels is a significant leap forward in our plans and long-term strategy for expanding our projects business. We are looking forward to operating these vessels in the market and developing our service offering to the project sector.”