ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. announced  that following its previous update on the extension of its operational cooperation agreement with the 2M partners, the parties have formally finalized the related documents in connection with their continued collaboration. The agreement is subject to regulatory approval.

As previously communicated, effective April 2, 2022, ZIM and the 2M alliance partners will operate their joint services on the Asia – US East Coast (USEC) and Asia – US Gulf Coast (USGC) trades based on a slot exchange and vessel sharing agreement. Accordingly, ZIM will now solely operate two out of the six joint Asia to USEC services (ZCP & ZSE) as well as three additional vessels on one of two joint Asia to USGC services (ZGX).

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