The ports of Wilmington, NC and Charleston, SC, will be added to ZIMs Asia-USEC portfolio.
• The port of Wilmington, NC will be added to the ZIM Seven Star service (Z7S), starting May 2017.
Z7S rotation will be: Da Chan Bay Yantian Cai Mep Port Kelang Colombo New York Norfolk Wilmington Savannah Port Kelang Da Chan Bay.
The new call offers a market-exclusive direct call from South China, South East Asia and India Sub Continent to Wilmington, along with excellent service to US inland points.
• The port of Charleston, SC, will be added to ZIMs upgraded All-water ZIM Container Service Pacific (ZCP), ZIMs premium service connecting China, Korea, US South Atlantic & Gulf and the Caribbean. ZCP also offers a direct Halifax call and fast transit time from USEC & Caribbean to China, with Qingdao as first port of call.
Rotation: Qingdao Ningbo Shanghai Pusan Kingston Savannah Charleston Norfolk New York Halifax Kingston Qingdao.
First vessels to call Wilmington will be ZIM SHANGHAI V. 62, ETA Da Chan Bay May 14, ETA Wilmington Jun 17.
First vessels to call Charleston will be JULIETTE RICKMERS 19, ETA NGB April 17th, ETA CHS May 18th.
These improvements are part of our intensive efforts to offer extensive, effective and efficient Asia-US services to our customers.
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services press release