Zim has announced higher rates for its Asia-Med Zim Med Premium (ZMP) service that has been rerouted to the Cape route from its regular Suez routing from December 2023 in order to avoid the Houthi attacks on ships using the Red Sea passage. The lengthened ZMP routing will raise the total roundtrip time to 15 weeks compared to 10 weeks previously. The service will retain it current calls at Busan, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Dachan Bay, Port Klang, Haifa, Ashdod, Mersin, Yarimca, Ambarli, Port Kl