ZIMs new service, ZIM MED PACIFIC (ZMP), will serve both the Asia-PNW trade and the Asia East-Med/Black Sea trades. The service will deploy15X4.5k vessels, allowing for operational advantages and high schedule reliability, along with competitive transit time and topmost service levels.
Port Kelang Cai Mep Da Chan Bay Yantian Xiamen Ningbo Shanghai Pusan Vancouver - Pusan Qingdao Shanghai Ningbo Da Chan Bay Port Kelang Ashdod Haifa Istanbul Novorossiysk Odessa Istanbul Haifa Port Kelang
• In the Asia-Pacific North West Trade, ZMP offers a fast link from Asia to the Pacific North West, connecting major ports in South East Asia and China to the Vancouver gateway, offering competitive transit time with smooth rail link to inland destinations in US and Canada, as well as expanded coverage of Asian ports and smooth connection to our intra-Asia network via Port Kelang hub. This new line offers two new direct calls from Cai Mep, Vietnam and Xiamen, China.
In addition, a second Pacific string, ZIM Pacific North (ZPN), announced recently, will operate on the following rotation: Hong Kong Yantian Kaohsiung Shanghai - Pusan Tacoma - Vancouver Pusan Kwangyang Kaohsiung - Hong Kong
• In the Asia East-Med/Black Sea trade, ZMP offers fast and efficient link between Asia and the East Med/Black sea ports including a unique direct call to Novorossiysk, with excellent connection to regional network. ZMP customers will benefit from ZIMs extensive Med network and top service levels in terminals, relying on ZIMs long experience and operational advantages in the region; along with wide coverage of Asian ports and smooth access to ZIMs Intra-Asia network of regional services.
Additionally, ZIM is launching a new India East-Med/Black Sea string, India Med Express (IMX), with the following rotation: Mundra Hazira Nava Sheva Colombo Alexandria - Haifa Mersin Istanbul Mundra
IMX enhances ZIMs growing activity in the Indian sub-continent, which includes a significantly upgraded portfolio, as well a cooperation Agreement with Avvashya-CCI Logistics, a subsidiary of Allcargo Logistics Limited, to provide logistics services in India to our customers
ZIM CEO Rafi Danieli: The upgraded ZIM network, mostly operated independently by ZIM, allows for broad operational and commercial flexibility and first-rate service levels to our customers. ZIMs focus on customer service will be further enhanced in the framework of this improved structure.
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services press release