Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Zim Integrated Shipping Services

ZIM Integrated Shipping Service

 

One of the largest container lines in the Middle East, Haifa-based Zim Lines is Israel’s largest carrier in both US import trade lanes and US export trade lanes.

Zim provides services on several global trade lanes, including East Asia-West Africa; East Asia-South Africa; Mediterranean-Gulf of Mexico; Mediterranean-West Coast; Mediterranean-East Coast; China-Singapore-Israel; and Mediterranean-South American East Coast (Brazil, Argentina).

20 Aug 2020
A chassis dispute between trucking executives and ocean carriers has reached an impasse, spurring American Trucking Associations to seek a resolution from the US Federal Maritime Commission.
03 Aug 2020
Aggressive capacity management in response to the effects of the COVID-19 crisis and escalating tariffs has helped the top 10 container carriers operating in the Europe–US trade increase their share of the market so far in 2020.
17 Jul 2020
A July 16 story on JOC.com, titled Zim’s new empty container site rankles NY-NJ truckers, incorrectly reported that Zim Integrated Shipping Services would require empty container returns at the Croxton yard beginning July 17.
13 Dec 2019
A number of ocean carriers are adjusting their detention and demurrage fees in the next 30 days, causing shippers to pay more for these penalties being reviewed by the Federal Maritime Commission.
21 Aug 2019
Zim’s broadening partnership with the 2M Alliance helped the Israeli carrier record a profit in the second quarter of 2019 and an increase in freight rates for the quarter over the same period in 2018.
Zim, 2M deepen pact with new Asia-Gulf services
03 Jul 2019
Amid rising Asian imports into the Gulf Coast, two new services linking the regions that Zim Integrated Shipping Services will launch in August are expected to increase the cargo moved by the carrier with the 2M Alliance, strengthening the relationship as 2M prepares to lose market share due to the departure of HMM.
14 May 2019
Adding five new members may give the Digital Container Shipping Association the quorum needed to press forward with the development of standard data protocols.
17 Apr 2019
Container carrier Zim is the second independent line to join Maersk and IBM’s blockchain platform, with other European carriers poised to join, JOC.com has learned.
29 Mar 2019
George Goldman, president of Zim USA, tells JOC.com the independent carrier will route the majority of its US cargo from Prince Rupert to Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans.
19 Feb 2019
Rapid consolidation of container carriers hasn't spurred large-scale rate increases, but it has resulted in increasingly divergent strategies, with some firms focusing solely on ocean transport while others opt for a more "end-to-end" approach.
A truck at port's container transfer area.
11 Jan 2019
At least two ocean carriers will initiate US street-turn fees next month to reduce administrative costs for this measure; truckers and BCOs say it will increase supply chain costs.
30 Nov 2018
The cuts come even amid reports of Brazilian coffee and cotton exporters scrambling for outbound capacity out of the ports of Santos and Vitoria.
ZIM San Francisco.
29 Nov 2018
The combined US import market share of the Top 5 US import carriers slipped 0.3 percentage points to 58.1 percent from January through September, while the Top 5’s US export share fell 0.8 percentage points to 58.4 percent, according to data from PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com.
06 Nov 2018
A report on the status of instant quotes in container shipping.
A ZIM ship.
05 Nov 2018
Top 40 US import/export carriers: the strong US import volumes, particularly from Asia, have benefitted container lines, with year-over-year gains rising steadily since April on tariff fears. Zim and Pacific International Lines recorded the largest US import percentage gains.
A ONE ship.
10 Sep 2018
The Top 5’s losses were driven exclusively by shippers shunning the Ocean Network Express, and there was another shipper trend that provides an insight regarding how shippers responded to alliances.
A ZIM container ship.
29 Aug 2018
The reduction in capacity, less than anticipated, provides a slight amount of relief to shippers scrambling to find capacity this peak season.
A ZIM container ship.
22 Aug 2018
Zim Integrated Shipping Services’ report is another stark data point concerning container shipping’s more-subdued outlook at mid-2018. Volume and revenue are rising, but there is concern about the firmness of rates, as well an inability to pass along/recover rising costs.
19 Jul 2018
Zim is linking up with the 2M Alliance in a bid to trim costs and capacity on the Asia-US East Coast trade.
A container ship at sea.
13 Jun 2018
In a strongly worded letter, Nik Delmeire, secretary general of the European Shippers Council (ESC), said container lines announced almost simultaneously that they would be applying a surcharge, which the ESC viewed as “tantamount to price signaling..."
An MSC ship.
11 Jun 2018
The increase in the price of bunker fuel, driven by crude oil’s 2017 to 2018 surge, is real. But beyond that ocean carriers face a tough sell with shippers regarding the inclusion of other surcharges, given spare capacity and a continued competitive market for shipper business.
22 Mar 2018
It has been a good year for ZIM, which has returned to profit following a huge loss-making 2016.
28 Nov 2017
Independent container lines increased their combined market share as well as their total volume of imports in the third quarter.
23 Nov 2017
ZIM's profitability turnaround continues as rising rates and volume in the peak season drive up its steadily improving financial results.
04 Oct 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in July dampened growth in the first half.
30 Aug 2017
Zim Integrated Shipping Services swung to a slim profit in the second quarter from a hefty loss a year ago.
26 Jul 2017
Carriers large and small battle for market share and profits in the Pacific.
20 Jul 2017
“The info is wrong.”
26 Jun 2017
The Cape Sounio is the largest vessel in the Israeli ocean carrier’s fleet.
15 Jun 2017
While ships of slightly larger than 10,000 TEU have stopped at GCT Bayonne, the Zim Antwerp will be the the first ship to pass under the elevated bridge.
11 May 2017
A revised niche route network pays off for Zim Integrated Shipping Services.
20 Mar 2017
The services to the US Southeast are the latest in a series of trans-Pacific services the Haifa-based carrier has been introducing ahead of the restructuring of the global vessel-sharing agreements April 1.
09 Mar 2017
Rafi Danieli announced last year he was stepping down.
02 Mar 2017
Zim Integrated Shipping Services joins Maersk Line and Orient Overseas Container Line in reporting a late-year surge in freight.
30 Jan 2017
Zim Integrated Shipping Services is positioning itself to capitalize on project cargo in India.
25 Jan 2017
It will be a busy marketplace on the trans-Pacific from April as smaller carriers and the mega alliances all compete for a share of the growing US import container trade.