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Explore what kind of food can be transported on a reefer container

Did you know that a 40 foot reefer container can transport up to 108.000 oranges or 117.000 apples? This “big fridge” can transport different commodities that require steady temperature during the journey, either fresh or frozen.


Maersk Line (of Maersk Group) explains on this video what are the commodity categories that can be transported on a reefer container, the temperature ranges that are handled, and the challenges during the long trip to the consumer.


More information:


  • Learn more in the commodity database of carrier Maersk Line, where you can see recommended temperature and other settings for the reefer container, depending on the product to be shipped.
  • Contact SeaLand (of Maersk Group) if you are interested in more information to make an ocean freight booking in the Americas.
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