New containers incorporate MCI’s Controlled Atmosphere technology
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has expanded its reefer fleet with an additional 500 Star Cool reefers, this time upgraded with Controlled Atmosphere (CA), supporting ZIM’s growth in new markets for perishable cargo.
This is the fourth consecutive order from ZIM for Maersk Container Industry and it showcases the ongoing collaboration and partnership between the two companies.
Michal Marcus, ZIMonitor Product Manager said: “We are very pleased to diversify our ZIMonitor reefer fleet with MCI’s Controlled Atmosphere technology.
"These advanced units are specifically suited for sensitive products, such as blueberries and avocado, and will enable more customers to enjoy the advantages of ZIM’s exclusive ZIMonitor service, a first-class solution for high value, sensitive cargo.”
MCI’s Controlled Atmosphere Star Cool system ticks all the boxes that ZIM is looking for in reefer container transportation; reliability, proven technology, and well-known among users in the field. All of which support ZIM’s growth strategy for perishable cargo.
With an 85% market share of reefer CA systems and a solid track record of tens of thousands of delicate CA shipments successfully transported every year around the globe, MCI’s CA technology has over 10 years proven its performance and reliability in the market.
The new Star Cool CA reefers entered ZIM’s operation in June 2020.