ZIM has announced that starting September 2018, the ZIM India-Med Express Line (IMX) will have a new rotation, with significantly faster transit time, making the fastest on the trade.
In order to improve its service to customers and cater to market needs, ZIM will introduce changes to the IMX service as follows: the line will operate 5 vessels, and the round-trip will be shortened to 35 days. The new rotation will commence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, followed by Nhava Sheva and Mundra, followed by East Mediterranean ports. Transit time to East Med ports will be reduced significantly, in some ports by a week to 10 days, highlighted a release.
Rani Ben-Yehuda, ZIM’s EVP Cross Suez and Atlantic BU, said: “ZIM now offers the fastest and most reliable service between the Indian Subcontinent and the Eastern Mediterranean. We continue to upgrade and improve our services as part of ZIM vision and our customer-oriented approach.”