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Express shipping to boost Asian market

6th September 2017

PEOPLE in Malaysia and China will likely be eating more of our avocados, mangoes and melons with the introduction of faster shipping times from Townsville.

Swire Shipping announced the changes to its North Asia express service yesterday.

The new services include an eight-day transit to Singapore, 17-day transit from Shanghai and a 15-day transit from Ningbo in China and will be supported with larger tonnage ships.

Swire Shipping general manager Jeremy Sutton said the enhanced North Asia express service would provide the best options for shippers for export and import and most likely boost trade for North Queensland.


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