Zim has added a third ship on the trans-Tasmanian service that will provide relay connections between Melbourne and Sydney to various ports in New Zealand. The new service is named as Third Loop New Zealand to Australia (N3A) and calls at Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Lyttelton, Napier, Melbourne. It will deploy the 1,118 teu CONTSHIP ONO with the first sailing from Melbourne on 26 January 2022 with one sailing every 3 weeks. The service will complement the 2 ships on its New Zealand to Australi