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​ZIM Unveils its Restructured Network

​ZIM Unveils its Restructured Network
Danny Gill

ZIM recently announced their updated strategy, and are in the final phase of implementing their new network that will commence operation April 2017.

ZIM’s new service, ZIM MED PACIFIC (ZMP), will serve both the Asia-PNW trade and the Asia – East-Med/Black Sea trades. The service will deploy fifteen 4,500 TEU capable vessels. ZMP rotation: 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 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

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

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. ZIM’s focus on customer service will be further enhanced in the framework of this improved structure.”

Ocean Carriers
Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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