Container line ZIM has invested in an e-commerce platform Ladingo which offers a shipping solution to international customers buying large and bulky items.
Container carrier Zim has announced the next phase of its blockchain initiative by extending the technology to all of its customers in selected trades, following the completion of dozens of shipments with multiple freight forwarders and beneficial cargo owner (BCO).
The cooperation between ZIM and the 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and MSC is being expanded to the Asia – Med and Asia – Pacific Northwest trades covering four services.
Fresh from announcing a first half loss, ZIM has announced an upgrade for the India-Med Express Line (IMX), which it runs independently, with a new rotation that will give a significantly faster transit time, and make it the fastest on the trade.
ZIM announced details of its new improved Asia-US East Coast (USEC) network following its recent tie-up with the 2M alliance.
The move by Zim to join the 2M alliance on the Far East-US East Coast (FE-USEC) trade will result in some reduction in capacity and also free up a large number of classic Panamax-size container ships, Alphaliner said in its weekly newsletter.
A Zim containership rescued a lone yachtsman near the Azores Islands on Friday.