Emirates SkyCargo Transports Russian COVID-19 Vaccines to Abu Dhabi
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Emirates SkyCargo Transports Russian COVID-19 Vaccines to Abu Dhabi

Envirotainer's specialized RKNt2 containers used to transport cargo at -20 degrees

TLME News Service

Emirates SkyCargo recently transported the first Russian Covid-19 vaccine for clinical trials to Abu Dhabi using special Envirotainer RKNt2 containers.

As required by the vaccine durng the entire length of its transport, temperature inside the container was maintained at -20°C.

The vaccines, produced in Russia by Gamaleya Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology and The Russian Direct Investment Fund, were safely loaded into an Envirotainer RKNt2 container and then shipped by Emirates SkyCargo from Moscow to Dubai International Airport (DXB).

Post arrival the temperature-sensitive cargo was loaded onto a truck for its last-mile transport from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

The consignment was managed by DHL Global Forwarding who have partnered with Envirotainer to transport the all-important and specialized vaccine cargo to destinations across the world.

In a statement on Linkedin post Envirotainer said it was proud to be a part of the historic transport, and it was possible because of the trust put in them by the Gamaleya Institute.

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