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How to find B/L number?

Please insert the B/L number as it appears in top right corner, B/L should start with ZIMU followed by 3 A/N letter followed by 6-9 numbers (for example ZIMUBCN123456)
Bill of Lading - B/L field
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How to find B/L number?

Please insert the B/L number as it appears in top right corner, B/L should start with ZIMU followed by 3 A/N letter followed by 6-9 numbers (for example ZIMUBCN123456)
Bill of Lading - B/L field
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B/L No.
Booking No.
Cntr. No.
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How to find ZIM Booking Number?

Please insert the Booking number as it appears on top corner, a booking number must have A/N characters only.
Bill of Lading - Booking No. field
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How to find ZIM Booking Number?

Please insert the Booking number as it appears on top corner, a booking number must have A/N characters only.
Bill of Lading - Booking No. field
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B/L No. Booking No.
Cntr. No.
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How to find ZIM Bill of Container Number?

Please insert the selected container number as it appears B/L, a container number must have 4 A/N followed by 6 to 7 digits (for example ZCSU1234567).
Bill of Lading - Container No. field
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How to find ZIM Bill of Container Number?

Please insert the selected container number as it appears B/L, a container number must have 4 A/N followed by 6 to 7 digits (for example ZCSU1234567).
Bill of Lading - Container No. field
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ZIM operates about 600,000 TEUs containers of various types.
ZIM's containers are maintained in good condition and match all safety conditions in accordance with International Containers Standards and CSC - Container Safety Convention.

Click on any of the following container types for dimensions and specifications:

20' 40'
Length  6,058 mm (19'101/2")  12,192 mm (40') 
Width  2,438 mm (8')  2,438 mm (8') 
Height  2,591 mm (8' 6")  2,591mm (8' 6") 
High Cube height 1 2,896 mm (9' 6")

 

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To manage its inventory, ZIM has developed sophisticated logistics systems encompassing planning, marketing, new-building, purchase and leasing, inventory control, maintenance and repair, and sale of containers.

ZIM's computerized logistics system guarantees:

  • Adjustment of stock levels to the changing needs of its customers.
  • Lower average age of its container fleet, which does not exceed five years.
  • Continuous tracking of each container, on board or on land.
  • Maintenance of the container fleet according to international standards of quality and safety.

 

ZIM Container Guide in PDF format



Read more:
Special cargo services (reefer services, dangerous cargo, OOG)
How to ship different goods (vegetables, meat, diary, coffee, etc.)

* All information in this guide is general data only. The accurate max. gross Weight should be according to the container CSC plate. The dimensions and weights are based on manufacture's specifications. Tolerance factor must always be taken into account by supplier.

​ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd is one of the leading carriers in the global container shipping industry. ZIM’s fleet comprises over 89 modern vessels, with a total carrying capacity of over 360,000 TEU. ZIM’s network of shipping lines and service transports cargo on all major global trade routes, with agents and representative offices around the world.

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