Zim news for service Asia to Med.


Zim Lines are not  “sleeping” and are considerably improving their services from Asia to the MED with up-graded round trips and time tables. on the EMX & AME Lines. This considering the expected activity of the 2M competing weekly direct call service to Israel.




The company will offer as of Mid October an improved service on the EMX Line (East-Med- Black Sea Express Service) which will include an enlarged cover of ports as well as 2 weekly calls in Haifa and Ashdod.




The new Round trip on the EMX Line will be as follows:

Pusan -Shanghai – Ningbo – Da Chan Bay – Ashdod – Haifa –Istanbul –Novorossiysk –Odessa – Istanbul -Haifa- – Nhava Sheva – Port Kelang – Da Chan Bay –Pusan

starting with the M/V Zim Shekou Voy. 36W leaving Busan on October 16th.





At the same time ZIM will upgrade the AME Line (Asia-India Sub Continent-East MED). This upgrading will include a direct  call at Xingang and Xingdao, opertaing 9 vessels instead of 8 at present,




The round trip will be as follows:

Xiamen – Xingang – Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Da Chan Bay – Port Kelang – Cochin – Nhava Sheva – Mundra – – Haifa – Ashdod – Alexandria – Mersin  – Xiamen.

The M/V Beatrice Schulte Voy. 5 W will inaugurate this service leaving Xingang, on Octoer 13th.