On August 21, 2021, Tan Cang Hai Phong International Container Terminal (TC-HICT) successfully welcomed the ship AS CAROLINA operated by ZIM shipping line, directly connecting Australia with Vietnam. This service is expected to meet the increasing demand for container transportation in Southeast Asia.
ZIM's AS CAROLINA vessel with a tonnage of 39,156 DWT with a carrying capacity of 2,800 TEUs, with a length of 222m operating on the China Australia Express (CAX) service route will alternately dock at TC-HICT Port every Tuesday. The CAX service route directly connects Vietnam with Australia with a stable and regular weekly schedule: Xiamen - Ningbo - Shanghai - Sydney - Melbourne - Brisbane - Haiphong - Xiamen. ZIM says a number of new, advanced refrigeration units equipped with the ZIMonitor system for continuous monitoring and damage prevention will be available to customers on this new service.
ZIM's AS CAROLINA vessel with a tonnage of 39,156 DWT with a carrying capacity of 2,800 TEUs, with a length of 222m operating on the China Australia Express (CAX) service.
Founded in 1945, ZIM has grown to become one of the leading freight carriers globally. ZIM is still at the forefront of the shipping industry by quickly adapting to economic developments and new markets, actively promoting the expansion of new shipping routes in recent times.
Currently, ZIM Shipping Line is expanding its branches to more than 100 countries globally, with a network of transportation services connecting import and export businesses to major and strategic ports around the world.
Overcoming the difficulties of the COVID-19 epidemic, the addition of new service lines is the result of constant efforts in customer care and service quality improvement; affirming the prestige and trust of customers for TC-HICT Port.
ZIM's new service route to TC-HICT Port continues to be a bright spot in the port's production and business activities, following the successes achieved in the first 6 months and moving to exceed the business targets for the year. 2021 TC-HICT Port is committed to applying positive solutions in all areas of exploitation, ensuring the timely release of ships, and providing customers with quality services; responding to the trust, cooperation and attachment of customers during the past time.