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Asiatic Orchid Voy 4e Is Bypassing Ashdod

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:44
aaDear Valued Customer,


Please note that due to operational constrains it was decided that the Asiatic orchid Voy 4e/5w shall omit Ashdod and will call Haifa only.


All Ashdod import cargo shall be transferred from Haifa to Ashdod on Zim’s account.


Schedule will be updated accordingly.


We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this incident may cause and assure you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

 

Angela Voy 68e Is Bypassing Ashdod

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:28
aaDear Valued Customer,    Please note that due to operational constrains it was decided that the Angela Voy.68E/69W shall omit Ashdod and will call Haifa only. 

 

All Ashdod import cargo shall be transferred from Haifa to Ashdod on Zim’s accoun.

 

Schedule will be updated accordingly.

 

 

Asiatic Orchid 5W Is Bypassing Ashdod

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:13
aaDear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel ASIATIC ORCHID 5 W in Trade ADX will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Operational Reasons.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

 

North Europe - Israel/Cyprus (NE1) Peak Season Charge Update

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 17:20

Dear customer,

In order to continue our good and reliable service, we would like to advise that it has been decided to implement a PSS (Peak Season Surcharge) on FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo from all NWC, and Baltic/Scandinavian base ports to Cyprus & Israel.  

Effective: 15.05.2017, till further notice.

​ 20’ DRY​ 40’ DRY ​40’ HC NWC​ ​$50 ​$100 ​$100 UK ​ ​$50 ​$100 ​$100 Baltic ​ ​$50 ​$100 $100​ Scandinavian ​ ​$50 ​$100 ​$100 France​ ​$50 ​$100 ​$100

 

  • Above PSS charges are additional to the applicable base freight charge, THC, bunker and security related charges which are provided in ZIM's Tariff Calculator as well as other charges for additional services, local charges and contingency charges.
  • For further details kindly see our website www.zim.com or contact our local sales/customer service representative.
  • For further details regarding additional commodities kindly contact ZIM local sales.

 

These measures are necessary in order to maintain our current levels of service and high reliability.

Trouper Voy 18e 19w Omitting Ashdod

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 14:12
aaDear Valued Customer,


Please note that due to operational constrains, it was decided that the Trouper voy.18e/19w shall omit Ashdod and will call Haifa only.


All Zim Ashdod import cargo shall be transferred from Haifa to Ashdod by land on Zim’s account.


Schedule will be updated accordingly.

 

Asiatic King Voy175e 176w Omitting Ashdod

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 15:27
aaDear Valued Customer,


Please note that due to operational constrains it was decided that the Asiatic King Voy.175e/176w shall omit Ashdod and will call Haifa only.


All Ashdod import cargo shall be transferred from Haifa to Ashdod on Zim’s account.
Schedule will be updated accordingly.

 

Asiatic King 176 W Is Bypassing Ashdod

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 15:14
aaDear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel ASIATIC KING 176 W in Trade ADX will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Operational Reasons.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

Q1 2017 Results

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 15:40
​Haifa, 11 May 2017   ZIM posted adjusted EBITDA of $57.4 million in Q1 2017, an improvement compared to $8.2 million in Q1 2016   Operating cash flow was $33.8 million, compared to negative $14.6 million in Q1 2016   The company recorded an increase in containers carried compared to Q1 2016 and a consistent improvement of adjusted EBIT margins   The shipping liner industry has been going through major developments and changes in the last year, with the increased mergers and acquisitions and the changes in the alliances’ structure. Since Q3 2016 we have been witnessing a positive trend in the industry with slightly improved freight rates in some trades. However, market conditions on the whole remained challenging and volatile.   In the face of this tough business environment, ZIM continues to outperform the industry and achieve improved results. ZIM’s Q1 results reflect the constant improvement in the company’s performance, as a result of the comprehensive transformation the company has implemented in recent years. The company’s performance has been improving since the middle of 2015 and the adjusted EBIT of Q1 2017was the highest since then.   ZIM reported an adjusted EBITDA of $57.4 million in Q1 2017 compared to $8.2 million in Q1 2016, with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 8.8%, compared to 1.3% in Q1 2016. There was an increase of 3.6% in containers carried - 598 thousand TEUs in Q1 2017, compared to 577 thousand TEUs in the same period of 2016.   Rafi Danieli, ZIM’s President & CEO, said: “With the new alliances’ structure in place, ZIM, as an independent, global niche carrier, can offer unique advantages to customers and is well prepared for the current market challenges. The renewed network of services we introduced in April is aimed at enhancing our ability to improve our performance and achieving better results, while providing superior services to our customers.“   Financial and Operating Highlights for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2017  
  • Total revenues was $655 million, compared to $630 million in Q1 2016, a 4% increase
  • ZIM carried 598 thousand TEUs, compared to 577 thousand TEUs in Q1 2016, a 3.6% increase  
  • The average freight rate per TEU was $953, compared to $943 in Q1 2016, a 1.1 % increase
  • Adjusted EBITDA was $57.4 million compared to $8.2 million in Q1 2016 
  • Adjusted EBIT was $30.7 million, compared to negative $16.4 million in Q1 2016 
  • EBITDA was $51.3 million, compared to $1.5 million in Q1 2016
  • Operating cash flow was $33.8 million, compared to negative $14.6 million in Q1 2016
  • Net loss was $6.4 million, compared to a net loss of $56.3 million in Q1 2016
 

Trouper Voy 17e 18w Omitting Ashdod

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:04
aa


Dear Valued Customer,


Please note that due to operational constrains, it was decided that the Trouper voy.17E/18W shall omit Ashdod and will call Haifa only.


All Zim Ashdod import cargo shall be transferred from Haifa to Ashdod by land on Zim’s account.


Schedule will be updated accordingly.

 

ZIM to upgrade its Greece Turkey Service (TGX)

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 13:44

​ZIM is pleased to inform an upgrade of the Greece Turkey Service (TGX) which will deploy three 1700 TEU’s vessels starting May 2017, in the following rotation:

 

Haifa – Ashdod – Antalya– Istanbul– Izmit– Gemlik– Istanbul– Piraeus – Thessaloniki – Izmir – Haifa

 

In addition to expanded port coverage, customers will benefit from secured windows in Haifa (Monday) & Ashdod (Wednesday), and fast transit time from Thessaloniki and Izmir to Israel, particularly suited for the refrigerated trade.

ZIM and MSC to improve their joint Med-North Europe service

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:09

ZIM and MSC are pleased to announce of an updated rotation of their joint Med-North Europe service, North Europe Express (NE1).

The new rotation introduces a direct call at Limassol and improved transit time from Israel to North Europe:


Felixtowe – Rotterdam – Hamburg– Antwerp – Le havre – Limassol – Ashdod – Haifa – Ashdod – Valencia – Felixtowe

Commencement:
• Southbound: MSC Tokyo / 21 / NI717A (E) ETA Felixstowe 24.4
• Northbound: E.R Pusan / 44 (W) ETA Haifa 25.4

The new rotation is part of our ongoing efforts to improve and enhance our service.

费率调整公告

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:21

尊敬的客户,


您好!


谨此通知,经管理层研究,我司决定对适用于中国港口的THC(码头作业费)平均收费标准作出调整,并于2017年4月24日生效。


以星THC平均收费标准将由_731_元/TEU调整为_604_元/TEU。


上述THC平均收费标准系关一个标准TEU的费用且仅供参考。


各个港口THC实际收费标准可能会因港口的不同而不同,且将取决于箱型设备的类型和集装箱的尺寸。因此,不同箱型和大小的集装箱在每个区域/港口/航线的THC实际收费标准不能适用/使用上述THC平均收费标准来直接推算得出。各个区域/港口/航线的THC实际收费标准以我司官网公布或以星代理公开函告为准。


自2017年4月24日起,我司与客户新签订的运输合同(无论是长期还是即期合同)所对应的集装箱的THC实际收费标准参考适用调整后的上述新的平均收费标准。


关于THC实际收费标准及其进一步信息请参见我们的官网www.zim.com ,或联系我司当地销售 / 客户服务代表。


感谢您一直以来的支持!

Announcement on Rates Adjustments

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:14
Dear Customers,

Please be advised that based on commercial decision we are acting to modify the average THC (Terminal Handling Charge) rate applicable in Chinese ports with Effective date of April 24, 2017.


ZIM average THC rates will be adjusted from RMB 731 Yuan/TEU to RMB 604 Yuan/TEU.


The abovementioned average THC is related to a standard TEU and is for your reference only.


The actual rates of THC may be varied on port by port basis and will depend on the type of equipment and the size of the container. Therefore, the actual THC rates for different types and sizes of containers in each region/port/trade cannot be directly calculated by applying/using the aforementioned average THC rate. The actual THC rates in each region/port/trade shall be the rates publicized in our WEB/ publically communicated by ZIM agencies.


The abovementioned average THC rate is referential and applicable to the actual THC rates for containers specified in the newly executed carriage agreements (including the long-term agreements or spot agreements) between our company and clients as from April 24, 2017.


For the actual THC rates and for further details kindly see our website www.zim.com or contact our local sales / customer service representative.


We would like to thank you for your continuous support.


 

ZIM Genova 48 W Is Bypassing Ashdod

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:38
aaDear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel ZIM GENOVA 48 W in Trade EMX will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Operational Reasons.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

ZIM to expand the service coverage by adding Wilmington and Charleston calls

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:27

The ports of Wilmington, NC and Charleston, SC, will be added to ZIM’s Asia-USEC portfolio.

  • The port of Wilmington, NC will be added to the ZIM Seven Star service (Z7S), starting May 2017. Z7S rotation will be: Da Chan Bay – Yantian – Cai Mep - Port Kelang - Colombo – New York – Norfolk – Wilmington – Savannah – Port Kelang – Da Chan Bay

 

The new call offers a market-exclusive direct call from South China, South East Asia and India Sub Continent to Wilmington, along with excellent service to US inland points. 
 

  • The port of Charleston, SC, will be added to ZIM’s upgraded All-water ZIM Container Service Pacific (ZCP), ZIM’s premium service connecting China, Korea, US South Atlantic & Gulf and the Caribbean. ZCP also offers a direct Halifax call and fast transit time from USEC & Caribbean to China, with Qingdao as first port of call.
    Rotation: Qingdao - Ningbo - Shanghai - Pusan - Kingston – Savannah – Charleston - Norfolk - New York - Halifax - Kingston - Qingdao 
     

First vessels to call Wilmington will be ZIM SHANGHAI V. 62,  ETA  Da Chan Bay May 14, ETA Wilmington Jun 17.
First vessels to call Charleston  will be JULIETTE RICKMERS 19, ETA NGB April 17th, ETA CHS May 18th.
 
These improvements are part of our intensive efforts to offer extensive, effective and efficient Asia-US services to our customers. 

​ZIM's Containers Artist Residency charity event raises 153,000 HKD

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:38

The money from the donated artworks will go to "Room to Read"

Over 150,000 HKD were raised in an auction, held during the Container Artist Residency project art exhibition in Hong Kong. The exhibition, titled Creative Operational Solution, featured works created by artists sailing on board ZIM ships.


Over 100 ZIM customers attended the cocktail and live auction on March 6 in Hong Kong. 3 impressive art pieces were sold to the highest bidders in a very dynamic auction led by auctioneer Mr. Brian Hodgson. The sum of 153,000 HKD will be donated to "Room to Read", a leading non-profit focused on children's literacy and gender equality in education.


Rooms to Read founder, John Wood, attended the event and addressed ZIM's guest: "Room to Read was thrilled to be chosen by ZIM as the beneficiary charity for their auction. Thanks to the generosity of ZIM and their clients, Room to Read will be able to help almost 400 children to learn to read and write through our Literacy Program."


The winning auction bidders  were Mr. Ziad Korban, President of Sparx Logistics; Mr. Steven Fong, Managing Director of OEC Group; and Mr. Horace Lo, Chief Development Officer & Director of Engineering, Modern Terminals Ltd. (MTL), ZIM's terminal operators in Hong Kong and Da Chan Bay.

Container Artist Residency 01 took artists onboard ZIM's commercial cargo ships, inviting them to produce artwork while traveling along ZIM trade routes. The art exhibition, titled Creative Operational Solutions, is planned travel to New York in the coming summer.


ZIM President & CEO, Rafi Danieli said: "ZIM’s corporate  values come to light in this unique project, most significantly our ongoing contribution to the communities in which we operate, and at the same time our commitment to "Cross Oceans" for our customers,  as part of our strategy. We would like to thank all the guests who participated in this inspiring event."

Mr Horace Lo, Chief Development Officer & Director of Engineering, Modern Terminals Ltd, (center-right) with ZIM President & CEO Mr. Rafi Danieli

Mr. Steven Fong, Managing Director, OEC Group (right) with ZIM Pacific BU Manager Mr. Nissim Yochai

Mr. Ziad Korban, President of Sparx Logistics (left) with ZIM President and CEO Mr. Rafi Danieli

 

Mr. John Wood, Founder of Room to Read (Left) with ZIM President & CEO Rafi Danieli

       

 

​Introducing the New ZIM ECO Data Calculator

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:25

ZIM’s ECO Data calculator, available free on ZIM's website, provides customers and partners with estimated CO2 (Carbon Dioxide gas) and SOX (Sulfur Oxide gas) Emissions from ZIM vessels.


The ECO Data Calculator enables data retrieval per specific line/service, or between 2 locations, for any specific number of TEU’s or cargo weight carried. The application allows users to initiate an emission report which can be saved, printed or sent by e-mail in a PDF format.


The emission data is based on the CCWG (Clean Cargo Working Group) latest emission-factors methods and calculation, adjusted specifically for ZIM operated vessels.

ZIM VP Customer Service Dudi Avni: “the ECO Data Calculator is part of ZIM’s comprehensive and transparent approach to reducing emissions. ECO Data Calculator provides our customers with a reliable and accessible tool.”

Environmental awareness, sustainability and compliance with the most strict industry standards are part of ZIM’s vision and values. ZIM-operated vessels adhere to the most strict industry standards regarding the environment. ZIM complies with all major international regulations concerning safety and the environment, such as ISO Environment Management System, SOLAS, ISM Code, MARPOL, IMDG and more. 

ZIM ECODATA Calculator


You can read more about ZIM’s corporate responsibility and policies on ZIM’s web site:
http://www.zim.com/aboutus/pages/corporateresponsibility.aspx

Trouper 13 E Is Bypassing Ashdod

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 14:23
aa​Dear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel TROUPER 13 E in Trade TYR will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Operational Reasons.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

ZIM Ukrayina 34 E Is Bypassing Ashdod

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 14:18
aa​Dear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel ZIM UKRAYINA 34 E in Trade AME will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Operational Reasons.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

Angela 63 A Is Bypassing Ashdod

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 08:52
aa​Dear Valued Customer,

We wish to inform you that Vessel ANGELA 63 W in Trade TYR will be
omitting Port ASHDOD due to Congestion in Port.


All import cargo shall be transferred to the destination port on ZIM’s account.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this incident may cause and assure
you we are doing the best to find an appropriate solution for your cargo.

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