ZIM to Launch a New Mexico - Tampa Shuttle Service

13 Nov 2020

ZIM is pleased to announce the launch of the new Mexico - Tampa shuttle service (MTS), commencing in mid-December, expanding ZIMís regional network and providing great new options for customers in Mexico & the US.

The new MTS will deploy a 1000-TEU vessel on a weekly, fixed-day schedule between the port of Altamira, Mexico and Tampa, Florida in the US.

The service will depart Altamira on Fridays and call at Tampa on Mondays.

On top of the best-in-market 3-day transit time, the new MTS offers many advantages to customers, including

• Guaranteed space allocation and container availability (dry, reefer & special equipment)
• Calling at ATP Terminal in Altamira to provide the most reliable quality service
• Extended cut-off dates and quick IMO Cargo approval process
• Door-to-door and end-to-end inland service
• Fully dedicated ZIM-operated vessel
• Strong, reliable & highly experienced organizations and follow-up in Mexico and the US
• ZIMís exceptional personal customer service combined with its advanced, easy-to-use digital tools



Yoram Dallman, ZIM VP Latin America Business Unit, said:

ďThe new MTS is a valuable addition to our growing regional network, strengthening our position as the fastest-growing ocean carrier in the Mexican market. MTS will enable ZIM customers to benefit from a fast, reliable connection and top-level customer service.Ē

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services press release