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Zim and MSC sign swap deal for Med

[ November 3, 2011   //   ]

Zim Line and MSC have signed a swap agreement for the Europe-Med trade. Zim Line said tat it would give an extended range of direct calls, improved transit times, increased reefer capability and better reliability.

From mid-November, Zim’s Asia-Med-Europe (AME) service and MSC’s Israel Express Service will swap space in the North Europe-East Med trade, enabling both Zim and MSC to offer a full range of direct calls in all major North European ports including Felixtowe, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg and Le-Havre.

MSC’s Israel Express Service new rotation will be: Haifa – Ashdod – Valencia – Rotterdam – Antwerp –  Le Havre – Alexandria – Haifa. Zim’s Asia-Med-Europe (AME) new rotation will be: Asia – Haifa – Ashdod – Felixtowe – Antwerp – Hamburg – Limassol – Haifa – Ashdod – Asia.