The new improved weekly service, a joint venture with MSC, will deploy larger vessels of 6000 TEU’s
Ocean Carrier ZIM has announced the upgrade of the North-South America service (XNS).
The new improved weekly service, a joint venture with MSC, will deploy larger vessels of 6000 TEU’s, and is due commence September 22nd in the following rotation: Norfolk – New York – Baltimore – Savannah - Freeport – Caucedo – Rio De Janeiro – Santos – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Rio Grande – Navegantes – Santos – Rio De Janeiro – Salvador – Suape – Caucedo – Kingston – Freeport – Norfolk.
According to a statement made by the company the upgraded service will provide direct connection between the River Plate and the Caribbean regions, via Kingston and Caucedo, offering excellent coverage as well as fast transit times.
The service is synchronized with the Gulf feeder, and will offer faster transit times with excellent connectivity between South American and all US Gulf and Mexican ports.
The new upgraded XNS service will expand the scope of our services in the region and enhance the connectivity of the South America trade to ZIM’s global network.
The new realignment is part of ZIM’s strategy to further invest in the South American trade, responding to market needs and providing ever improving services to our customers.