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ZIM Introduces The New Levant – Black Sea Express (LBX) Service

ZIM Introduces the New Levant – Black Sea Express (LBX) Service

Source: Constantza Port
A Significant Upgrade of its East Med & Black Sea Network – October 1, 2020 ZIM is very pleased to announce a significant upgrade of its  East Mediterranean & Black Sea Network, with the introduction of the Levant – Black Sea Express (LBX), planned to commence October 6, 2020 LBX is designed to enhance and extend the scope of ZIM’s services in the region through wider port coverage
and precise synchronization with ZIM’s mainliners connecting to Asia and America.   The new LBX, solely operated by ZIM, will have the following rotation: Port Said East – Alexandria – Mersin – Novorossiysk – Constanta – Aliaga – Mersin – Haifa – Port Said East LBX was planned to cater for the specific needs of customers in the region, including additional capacity and seasonal agricultural cargo, with the following advantages: Smooth synchronized connectivity to Asia and America mainlinersImproved service to Romania with better transit time, 2 weekly Asia Sailings & direct Israel serviceDirect service between Egypt & Turkey to the Black SeaServing reefer cargo from Egypt and Turkey to Black Sea portsAdditional capacity for the Russian marketEnhanced coverage and additional calls in Turkey Rani Ben-Yehuda, ZIM EVP Cross Suez and Atlantic BU, said: “The introduction of the new LBX service is taking our regional network to a new level, with enhanced scope and coverage and smooth connections to mainliners, all tailor-made for the needs of our customers in the region.”

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