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Reefer sector loses its allure

Reefer cargoes, with their more expensive freight rates, used to be the darlings of the container sector. But the battle for capacity has relegated them to poor relations

Europe Germany

Cold chain faces inescapable capacity constraints

Reefer freight rates have risen less dramatically than those for dry cargo. But equipment shortages, a lack of vessel capacity and supply chain congestion will take their toll next year

International Maersk Group

Maersk sells reefer business to CIMC for $1bn

The deal ‘provides the group with the possibility of extending the refrigeration technology of marine cold equipment to other group logistics equipment, such as refrigerated cars and mobile cold storage,’ China International Marine Containers said

Asia Pacific Containers

Reefer trade faces capacity and positioning problems

A lack of containers in the right locations is affecting reefer shipping as well as dry cargo. With cargo owners desperate for capacity, specialist vessels are getting a reprieve

International Containers

Hot reefer market to outlast cooling freight rates

Capacity constraints have pushed up reefer rates as shippers compete with dry cargo. Equipment shortages will keep reefer rates higher for longer than their dry equivalents

International Containers

Transnet lifts force majeure after cyber attack disruption

A full return to normal operations is expected by August 16, according to a ship agent

Containers Ports and Logistics
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