Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Zim Integrated Shipping services is Israel’s largest shipping company. Established in 1945, Zim operates a fleet of 89 vessels with a total carrying capacity of 363,474 TEUs (20-foot-equivalent units), making it the world’s 18th largest shipping company.

The Haifa-based company is a subsidiary of Israel Corp. Its U.S. headquarters is in Norfolk, Virginia. The shipping company posted revenues of US$3.7 billion in 2013-- down 7 percent on a year on year basis. The company recorded a net loss of $535 million, up 23.5 percent from the previous year’s net loss of $433 million.

Zim was the 17th-ranked container carrier in U.S containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 313,180 TEUs, down 5.1 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 1.7 percent. It was No. 19  in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 246,790 TEUs, down 6.4 percent year-over-year and market share of 1.9 percent. For more carrier rankings see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

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.