Growth in reefer shipping to be almost pandemic proof

Refrigerated trade will almost be unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to shipping consultants Drewry, which expects it grow faster than dry cargo in the coming years. In a statement, Drewry said seaborne refrigerated trade will reach 124 million tonnes by 2024, which would represent an average annual expansion of 3.7%. By contrast, dry cargo […]

What Does the Future Hold for Reefer Shipping and the Cold Chain?

Refrigerated (reefer) shipping could become one of the most important drivers of supply chain and maritime growth in the coming years. There are numerous benefits, including shippers being able to reach new markets while simultaneously cutting energy costs. Additionally, it is also an area of digital innovation and collaboration, as carriers, ports and supply chain […]

What does the future hold for reefer shipping and the cold chain?

Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the supply chain, the transportation of perishable goods is set to grow in 2020 as plant-based diets become popular, demand for high vitamin products increases and the Chinese meat market picks up. Considering this, refrigerated (reefer) shipping could become one of the most important drivers of supply chain and […]

Maersk Global Guidance to Transform Reefer Shipping

Maersk Container Industry has called the upcoming launch of its Sekstant Global Guidance system, for reefer digitization, the company’s most significant technological breakthrough since the Star Cool reefer