ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd. formally introduced a new weekly container shipping service to the Port of New Orleans' Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. The Caribbean Gulf Express, or CGX service, offers weekly service to Caucedo, Dominican Republic; Altamira and Vera Cruz, Mexico; and Kingston, Jamaica.
The CGX service serves all major trade routes, including Asia through its hub in Kingston, Jamaica.
Haifa, Israel-based ZIM employs five container ships in the CGX service. The company sails 101 vessels in its fleet with an overall capacity of 337,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) and has a presence in 120 nations.
New Orleans Terminal is the terminal operator for ZIM at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.