ZIM announced earlier today the launching of an additional Asia-Pacific North West Service, CEN – (China Express Northwest service) with the following rotation:

Xingang – Qingdao – Shanghai – Prince Rupert – Xingang

ZIM to offer an additional Pacific North West Service

CEN is the only Pacific North - West service in the market to call Xingang directly, offering the fastest transit time in the market on the eastbound leg from Xingang, Qingdao and Shanghai.

It also offers smooth gateway via Prince Rupert to US and Canada inland destinations, with efficient rail connectivity using CN rail network.

The new service joins ZIM’s network serving the Asia-Pacific North West trade, which includes the Pacific North Express Service 1 (NP1) Pacific North Express Service 3 (NP3). The Service is due to commence on October 25th.

Nissim Yochai, ZIM VP Trans Pacific Trade comments: "ZIM is proud to add Prince Rupert to its portfolio of services in The Pacific North West. We continue to develop, improve and respond to customer needs on this this strategic trade.”

Source: ZIM