Business in Brief: ZIM comes to Jacksonville; CREW makes IMPACT Awards

ZIM is one of the world’s largest container shipping lines.

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The Jacksonville Port Authority announced the first ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. container ship visited the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.

 ZIM is one of the world’s largest container shipping lines.

The service to Jacksonville is part of ZIM’s Asia to North America offerings. The shipping line now offers direct service from Jacksonville to Kingston, Jamaica; Xingang, Qingdao, Shanghai and Ningbo in China; and Busan, South Korea.

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