New man at Zim helm

Eli Glickman took office as the new president and chief executive officer of ZIM on 1 July. He succeeds Rafi Danieli, who has been president and CEO since 2009. [+]

Zim in India logistics deal

Zim has signed a cooperation agreement with Allcargo Logistics subsidiary Avvashya-CCI to provide comprehensive logistics services in India. It includes land transportation, customs clearance, warehousing and depot facilities and special cargo service. [+]

Zim to expand fridge fleet

ZIM is expanding its refrigerated container fleet in order in response to increasing demand for its ZIMonitor service. Launched in early 2015, ZIMonitor allows customers to track, monitor and remotely control sensitive, high-value cargo stowed in refrigerated, or reefer, containers. An order of 1,900 40ft high-cube refrigerated containerswill be deployed ... [+]

More zip from Zim

Zim Line has introduced a faster rotation on its East Med-North Europe service, which serves Felixstowe, north-west Europe, Ashdod and Haifa. It will reduce transit times by about two days. [+]

Zim splits East Med loops

Zim Line is splitting its East Med-North Europe services into two stand alone strings. There will be a dedicated North Europe-Israel- North Europe service with improved transit time to and from Ashdod and Haifa and another service giving faster times to Alexandria and Mersin. The North Europe Service 2 (NE2) ... [+]

Zim moves ahead with restructure

Israel's Zim Lines says it can complete its planned debt restructuring on schedule after it reached agreement with the Government on the terms of its golden share. It said it would now be able to focus on profitable trades, adjust capacpity and continue with efficiency and savings programs.   [+]

Zim restructures

Israel-owned shipping line Zim said on 19 may that it had completed a $3m financial restructuring plan, including a $1.4bn debt equity conversion with creditors following a protracted and complex series of negotiations. The refinanced business will be strongly positioned for successful growth, said CEO Rafi Danieli. The agreements are ... [+]

Zim goes to Paraguay

Zim Line is offering a service to Paraguay via a barge service between the port of Asuncion connecting and Montevideo, Uruguay. Connections are available to and from all major trade routes. [+]

Freightliner moves Zim boxes from London Gateway

Rail freight operator Freightliner also answered the call to move containers for the Midlands unloaded from the Zim Rotterdam from the new London Gateway port import containers destined for the Hams Hall terminal in the Midlands. A Freightliner train arrived at the port at 10am on 30 September, to load ... [+]

ZIM goes topless

ZIM is introducing 420 new 20’ open-top containers, increasing its fleet of the type by about 20%. Open top containers are suitable for tall or large cargo that cannot be loaded through the container doors, such as machinery, sheet glass or building materials. [+]

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