Fastest Way from US Pacific Northwest to Vietnam & Thailand

Set sail with our exclusive new Express Service from Seattle to Vietnam.

Select shippers can now take advantage of our premium direct express ocean export service, departing bi-weekly from Seattle, WA and arriving in Vietnam in as little as 21 days.

We are proud to offer the fastest ocean export service from the US to Vietnam & Thailand

SPEED

Our #1 priority is to provide the fastest overall transit in the market today.

Direct Service — Fast Time-to-Market

 

21 days to Ho Chi Min
22 days to Haiphong
26 days to Laem Chabang

 

Priority berthing at both origin & destination, fast turn times in port

GUARANTEES

Fixed rates. Guaranteed space.
Guaranteed equipment.

On-Time Arrivals & Departures

 

Dedicated, closed-loop equipment
pool with 6,000+ containers including 40' high cubes, 20' standard containers, and modern reefer equipment

 

New, fast, eco-friendly 2,500+ TEU vessels, average age < 2 years old

RELIABILITY

Set it and forget it.
Yes, even in 2022.

No “Blank Sailings” - Long-term, fixed schedules published 9 mos in advance


Fixed-Day Sailings

Fortnightly Service

In-house 300,000+ sq. ft. warehouse in Tacoma for export staging & transload

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See when our ships are on the move. Easily view ETAs, ETDs, Cut-Off Dates and other important information in our convenient sailing schedule.

Reefer Services

Refrigerated cargo transportation ​between Seattle, Vietnam & Thailand

With new eco vessels, reefers fitted with the latest technology, and a carrier who has been in the business since the 1970s, our refrigerated shipping solution is backed by the tools, tech, and expertise to ensure your refrigerated cargo arrives on time and in peak condition.

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Space & Equipment
GUARANTEED.

No Blank Sailings. Ever.

VESSELS

  • New, fast, eco ships
  • Average size: 2,500+ TEUs
  • Average age: < 2 years
  • Wholly owned by Swire

EQUIPMENT

  • 6,000+ brand new containers
  • 40' HQ  & 20' Dry Containers
  • 40' Reefer Containers
  • Closed-loop equipment pool
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Swire Shipping + UWL

The first dedicated ocean service by an NVOCC in the trade

We are incredibly excited to introduce something completely new and revolutionary to the trade at a time when the market needs it most – UWL is contracting with Swire Shipping to launch the first ever dedicated ocean service by an NVOCC in the TP trade.

Our goal is to support underserviced trades with dedicated, express, premium services that add reliable, guaranteed capacity to the trade.

This solution represents a true collaboration between industry pioneers, Swire Shipping and UWL, steeped in history, to create something entirely new and innovative in the market today. 

Our Team

 Meet the Swire + UWL Operations Team

 

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Harry Stones

SWIRE PROJECTS

Line Manager

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Rufus Frere-Smith

SWIRE PROJECTS

Regional Head of Americas

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Duncan Wright

UWL

President

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Michael Van Hagen

UWL

Senior Vice President
Supply Chain

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Lincoln Pei

UWL

Vice President
Tradelane

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Al Quiming

UWL

Vice President
Carrier Management

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Evan Hartman

UWL

Vice President
International Operations

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Chris Krawczyk

UWL

Vice President
National Sales

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Sean Foster

UWL

Director
Route Development

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Jane Colazzo

UWL

Senior Vice President
Enterprise

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Shannon Dillinger

UWL

Director
International Services

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Ivy Hu

UWL

Manager
Equipment Control

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Maisie Rotuno, LCB

UWL

Director
Business Process & Training
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