ZIM: Asia-South America East Coast Service (ASE) – now in co-operation with Maersk Line
Starting mid December 2018, ZIM’s premium service Asia-South America East Coast Service (ASE) will operate under a new agreement, in cooperation with Maersk Line.
The service’s upgraded rotation, adjusted to meet market requirements, improve transit time and to ensure reliable and stable schedule, is as follows:
Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Shekou – Singapore – Itaguai Sepetiba – Santos- Itapoa – Itajai – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Itajai – Paranagua – Santos – Singapore – Hong Kong – Pusan
In order to ensure a smooth transition and no interruption to the weekly service for their customers, the new arrangement will take effect in direct continuation to ZIM present ASE service, as detailed below:
- The last vessel under the current rotation M/V San Francisca Voy. 3 will start its voyage in Pusan on December 7th, arriving first port in South America East Coast on January 12th, 2019.
- The first vessel M/V San Fernando Voy. 10 under the new structure will start its voyage in Pusan on December 13th, arriving first port in South America East Coast on January 19th, 2019.
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