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New half-price locals special for vehicles in Torres Strait

Sea Swift has launched a special new offer for Torres Strait Islands residents wanting to transport passenger vehicles between Horn, Thursday, Prince of Wales, and Hammond Islands. As of Thursday 1 November 2018, local residents will receive a 50 per cent... read more...

New depot location at Groote Eylandt

Following recent announcements regarding a change of barge operator for GEMCO South 32, Sea Swift is pleased to inform our customers and the general public of our new depot location at Groote Eylandt. As of Monday, 29 October 2018, we will be operating from Pole 13 on the... read more...

Sea Swift commits to Groote Eylandt long-term

Sea Swift would like to inform the residents of the Groote Eylandt archipelago communities of Alyangula, Angurugu, Umbakumba and Bickerton Island that even though we have been unsuccessful in securing the South32 GEMCO barge service contract on this... read more...

Sea Swift supports world-first Indigenous arts exhibition

Torres Strait Islander artists have teamed up with northern Australia shipping company Sea Swift for a world-first exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney. Fourteen artists from Erub Arts have their work featured in the Ghost Nets of... read more...

New initiative supports local NT business

Sea Swift's ground-breaking Market Connect Program has helped a Northern Territory remote business enterprise kick major goals in 2018. Manapan Furniture is part of the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) Group, and is owned and operated by... read more...

Help raise funds for drought-affected farmers

Sea Swift is aiming to raise vital funds for drought-affected farmers across Australia as part of the nationwide Buy A Bale campaign. The company, which has set up a fundraising page with the aim of raising a minimum of $5,000, has also donated a cabin on... read more...

MV Trinity Bay schedule change

Sea Swift wishes to advise that the MV Trinity Bay will depart Cairns 24 hours after schedule this week due to unscheduled repairs on a damaged gearbox. The MV Trinity Bay will now leave Cairns on Wednesday (22 August) and have the following arrival days at its destination... read more...

Sea Swift launches ground-breaking Market Connect program

Sea Swift has celebrated the 2018 Garma Festival of Traditional Cultures by launching a ground-breaking new support program for northern Australia businesses. The Sea Swift Market Connect Program will provide logistics advice, logistics management, and... read more...

New health and wellbeing program for remote FNQ youth

Marine transport provider Sea Swift has partnered with Cairns Brothers Rugby League Club to launch an exciting healthy lifestyle and wellbeing program for children in remote Cape York and Torres Strait communities. The Remote Area Development (RAD) Program... read more...

Sea Swift employee receives GEMCO honour

Sea Swift Groote Eylandt Depot Manager Dave Bramley has been recognised for his outstanding work on the Groote Eylandt Mining Company operation (GEMCO) by being nominated the mine's Role Model of the Week. Global resources company South32, which owns the... read more...