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).

25 Mar 2022
Ocean carriers are stepping up efforts to sweep up empty containers that are congesting ports on the US West and East coasts ahead of an expected surge of new imports.
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.
19 Dec 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services on Monday announced a restructuring of services on its key liner routes that will take effect next April.
07 Dec 2016
The members of THE Alliance on Wednesday announced a revamped Mediterranean-East Coast North America service via a link with Israeli ocean carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Service.
14 Oct 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services will add a new service linking Chinese ports with Prince Rupert, British Colum
04 Oct 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services struggles amid “historically low freight rates."
Zim Integrated Shipping Services was on time 92.1 percent of the time on the Asia-U.S. West Coast trade, helping drive an overall improvement in on-time performance for the trade to 83.1 percent.
04 Aug 2016
Container lines show big improvement after U.S. West Coast delays in early 2015.
07 Jul 2016
“The commitments aim to increase price transparency for customers and to reduce the likelihood of coordinating prices,” the European Commission said.
29 Jun 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services might join the 2M Alliance.
26 May 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services swung to a loss in the first quarter despite an increase in container volume.
12 May 2016
Five non-vessel-operating common carriers and forwarders have paid the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to settle allegations they misrepresented cargo to carriers.
24 Mar 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services closed 2015 in the black, but sank to a loss in a fourth quarter marked by record-low freight rates.
16 Feb 2016
Fifteen leading ocean container carriers, including Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM, have offered to change their practices for setting freight rates to settle an antitrust probe, the European Commission said Tuesday
02 Feb 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services unveiled plans to overhaul its organizational structure to maximize profits on the Israeli ocean carrier’s core liner routes.
08 Jan 2016
Rafi Danieli, CEO of Zim Integrated Shipping Services since 2009, is resigning after a 37-year career with the Israeli carrier.
05 Jan 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has delayed an initial public offering on Wall Street planned for the first half of the year because of deteriorating market conditions and slowing world trade, according to an Israeli news website.
29 Dec 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services said it will launch a seasonal Black Sea reefer service between Israel, Egypt and Russia earlier than planned in response to market demand.
28 Dec 2015
China’s Ministry of Transport has fined eight international container lines a total of $169,000 for failing to meet the freight rate guidelines set by the ministry.