Zim has confirmed that it chartered three LNG-fuelled container ship newbuildings from Idan Ofer.

The New York-listed liner operator said it locked in the 7,000-teu vessels for eight years in a deal with an affiliate of Kenon Holdings, an Ofer-controlled company that owns 26% of Zim's shares.

The announcement came a day after TradeWinds reported that Ofer's