ZIM to enhance its Asia-East Med services

ZIM is glad to announce that as part of the ongoing efforts to improve our products and cater for our customers’ supply chain needs, the Asia- Med services will be enhanced, offering better transit time and improved port coverage.
ZIM’s Asia-Med services, which include the well established EMX (East Med Express) and AME (Asia India subcontinent East Med), will be enhanced with the with new AME rotation, due to commence July 27th, as follows:
Ningbo-Shanghai-Da Chan Bay-Port Kelang-Cochin-Nhava Sheva-Mundra-Haifa-Ashdod-Alexandria-Mersin-Xiamen
AME will deploy 8 vessels and introduce a significantly improved transit time with a round trip of 56 days compared with 63 days currently. The new rotation includes the following advantages:
Shorter transit time both West and East bound (e.g. Shanghai – Ashdod transit time will be improved by 7 days)
increased schedule reliability
Exclusive direct call – Asia - Mersin
2 weekly calls to Israel (calling both Haifa and Ashdod)
Smooth Synchronized connection to ZIM Global and Regional network
Rafael Ben-Ari, ZIM VP Shipping, said: “The improved AME structure offers faster service to our customers in this important trade. We will continue to optimize our services for the benefit of our loyal customers.”