Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. Images courtesy of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd increases reefer fleet by 11,100 containers

Hapag-Lloyd increases reefer fleet by 11,100 containers

Further leveraging opportunities in the reefer market // Strengthening position as one of the largest reefer carriers // All reefer containers to be available until December 2018 Hapag-Lloyd is investing in its …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Vessels
TTS Group ASA secures new contracts for access equipment and cranes for two reefer vessels

TTS Group ASA secures new contracts for access equipment and cranes for two reefer vessels

TTS Group ASA has secured new contracts for access equipment and cranes for two reefer vessels. The vessels will be built at a Spanish yard for a European customer. The total order value is approximately 40 …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Boluda Lines adds new vessel VICKY B to consolidate river transport on Paraná-Paraguay Waterway

Boluda Lines adds new vessel VICKY B to consolidate river transport on Paraná-Paraguay Waterway

Boluda Corporación Marítima’s South American subsidiary Naviera del Mercosur manages dry and reefer cargo transport The new containership joins the fleet coinciding with the tenth anniversary of …
Jun 6, 2018 /  Curious
Seatrade and StreamLines announce a strategic cooperation agreement with Hapag-Lloyd

Seatrade and StreamLines announce a strategic cooperation agreement with Hapag-Lloyd

Seatrade and StreamLines announce a strategic cooperation agreement with Hapag-Lloyd commencing with a Slot Charter Agreement covering the East Coast of North America to Europe. As from 13 April 2018, Seatrade will be …
Apr 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Merchant Marine launches ‘-60ºC Ultra-Freezer’ Service

Hyundai Merchant Marine launches ‘-60ºC Ultra-Freezer’ Service

HMM proves its technical superiority through the ultra-freezer service HMM expects to improve profitability with 4~8 times higher freight rates of the high-value business. Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced …
Jan 25, 2018 /  Curious
More than 4000 new reefers are on their way to Chile

More than 4000 new reefers are on their way to Chile

Important times for Hapag-Lloyd in terms of reefers: On the 8th of November, the Express Rome has been deployed to move 4,288 newly built Hapag-Lloyd owned 40’reefer units from China to Chile. The batch is part …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Heavy weather in the Bay of Biscay causes troubles and cargo shift on board reefer Baltic Performer

Heavy weather in the Bay of Biscay causes troubles and cargo shift on board reefer Baltic Performer

The refrigerated cargo ship Baltic Performer got into difficulties in heavy weather off southwest of the tip of Brittany, 112 miles south of Penmarc'h, on Oct 21 at 3 p.m. Part of the cargo of 6,120 tons of vegetables, …
Oct 23, 2017 /  Accidents
Hapag-Lloyd orders 7,700 new reefer containers

Hapag-Lloyd orders 7,700 new reefer containers

Investment volume after merger with UASC exceeds order quantity of prior years / Enhancement of Controlled Atmosphere technology / Production to begin in September 2017 This year, Hapag-Lloyd will once again make …
Sep 17, 2017 /  Curious
Maersk Line launches remote container management for customers

Maersk Line launches remote container management for customers

Maersk Line has announced the official start-up of its Remote Container Management (RCM) service to provide visibility on reefers' location and internal atmospheric conditions globally. The service will be introduced on …
Jun 27, 2017 /  Curious