Reefer News


S.Africa Citrus Exports Set to Rise Despite Infrastructure Crisis

Apr 02, 2024

South Africa expects to increase citrus exports this year as younger trees begin to produce and help to offset the impact of infrastructure challenges and higher input costs, the national growers' association said on Tuesday.The world's second biggest citrus exporter after Spain is battling an electricity crisis caused by the frequent breakdown of its ageing coal-fired power plants.Freight rail and…

ONE Trials Dual-Temperature, Controlled-Atmosphere Container

Feb 01, 2024

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has launched the world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container equipped with controlled atmosphere functionality in collaboration with Pan Pacific International Holdings (PPIH) and NAX Japan.It is the world's…

ONE to Instal Telematic Devices on Reefer Fleet

Jun 19, 2023

Ocean Network Express (ONE) plans to install telematic devices on its reefer box fleet to provide customers with more comprehensive visibility of their cargo.The telematic devices will provide ONE with active monitoring data about temperature…

DP World Opens Refrigerated Container Facility in Sydney

Mar 28, 2023

DP World opened Reefer World, a new one-stop refrigerated container facility in Sydney, which will provide a wide range of reefer cleaning and repair services to customers in Australia and New Zealand.The dedicated reefer facility is the largest…

ONE Expands Its Reefer Box Fleet

Mar 25, 2022

Singapore-based container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced it is expanding its refrigerated container (reefer) fleet by adding another 6,500 new units (including 500 units equipped with advanced Controlled Atmosphere (CA)…

Reefer Shipping Exhibit Area Opens at Hamburg Maritime Museum

Oct 20, 2021

A new exhibition area on the subject of 'Reefer Shipping - Transport of Perishable Goods' is attracting visitors to the International Maritime Museum Hamburg (IMMH). Starting October 19, 2021, this new part of the exhibition on deck 6 will present everything on the subject of reefer shipping…

Samskip Adds 1100 New Containers

May 06, 2021

Multimodal logistics company Samskip said it has added 1,100 containers to its fleet over recent months, further enhancing its capability to ship high value, temperature-controlled and perishable goods across the European markets and the rest of the world…

Havyard-Design, Astilleros Zamakona-Built Reefer Delivered to Royal Arctic Line

Dec 10, 2020

In 2018, Havyard Design & Solutions won a contract for the delivery of two ship designs to Royal Arctic Line A/S. Reefer vessel design was a new segment for Havyard and the first of the two ships, ‘Siuana Arctica’, has now been delivered from the Astilleros Zamakona yard in Spain…

Crowley Adds 222 Reefer Containers

Apr 20, 2020

Crowley Logistics has added 222 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet to ensure equipment availability at origin for perishables moving through the cold chain. These units are in addition to 300 new reefers received in January of this year…

New Reefer Yard Opens at Port of Wilmington

Apr 16, 2020

The new $14 million refrigerated container yard at the Port of Wilmington boosts on-terminal refrigerated container (reefer) plugs from 235 to 775 with the ability to expand to more than 1,000 plugs through Phase 2 of the project.“North Carolina…

Evergreen Line Adds 2,000 Reefer Continers

Apr 15, 2020

Taiwan-based shipping company Evergreen Line recently added 2,000 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE units to its refrigerated container fleet.“Carrier Transicold’s 18-year relationship with Evergreen Line continues to grow, as evident in our units…

Coronavirus Slows Brazil's Tropical Fruit Exports to EU

Apr 07, 2020

Brazilian producers of tropical fruits including mangoes and papayas have been hit by falling European demand amid coronavirus and feel burnt after excessively relying on EU sales, lobby group Abrafrutas told Reuters on Monday.Europe was the…

China's Reefer Situation Improving

Mar 20, 2020

Chinese port workers have made progress to move a logjam of refrigerated containers that has disrupted supplies of fresh and frozen food and pushed up freight rates outside China amid the coronavirus outbreakFrench container carrier CMA CGM…

Maersk Moves Indian Grapes to Europe

Mar 03, 2020

The global container company A.P. Moller – Maersk has started end-to-end cold chain logistics solution for its customers exporting grapes from Nashik and Sangli in India to North Europe.With this new offering, Maersk is enabling the exporters…

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Reefer Monitoring Tool

Feb 05, 2020

The German company Hapag-Lloyd announced the adoption of a new real-time remote monitoring system for its reefer containers -  Hapag-Lloyd LIVE.The tool increases the transparency of the cold chain by offering customers a number of data sets…

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