Cool cargo safely delivered

Efficient shipping of perishable commodities is vital to the growth of your business. Reliable, safe passage via an unbroken cold chain is essential to ensure that your goods arrive in the exact condition intended. That is what we do for you.

Having pioneered refrigerated transport since 1936, we have the knowledge, equipment and expertise to streamline your logistics and supply chain with optimal refrigerated transport solutions. Whether you are shipping fruits and vegetables, bananas, fish and seafood, meat or pharmaceuticals, we safely transport your goods from door to door in a sealed remote-controlled environment to ensure it arrives in perfect condition.

6 reasons to ship your cool cargo with us

You work with a partner who understands your business

  • You get a team of reefer specialists dedicated to making your logistics flow smoothly and more efficiently
  •  Our teams of specialists may not know your business as well as you do, but they understand the requirements of your industry’s supply chain better than anyone

Your cargo arrives in perfect condition

  • With our containers, your goods are boxed in from origin to destination, minimising the risk of damage and preventing exposure to contaminants
  • With an average age of 7.9 years – well below industry average – we give you access to the most-modern equipment available
  • Our more than 270,000 reefer containers feature Remote Container Management (RCM), allowing us to monitor temperature, humidity and ventilation settings throughout the entire journey, so you get better quality cargo upon arrival

You get unique visibility across your cold chain

  • Thanks to Remote Container Management (RCM), you get full access to reefer performance data on a single platform
  • You can better predict the quality of your cargo at destination, which means less time spent on claims and no ‘surprises’ when opening a container
  • You get full transparency of your cargo’s location, helping to prevent theft
  • Comprehensive data helps you to optimise your supply chain
  • Greater transparency means a better overview of deliveries for you and your customers

You can reach new markets, anywhere on the globe

  • Our unparalleled global network gives you fast and seamless access to markets anywhere on the globe, via land and sea
  • If your goods require it – such as bananas and avocados – we transport them in controlled atmosphere containers, which means they can travel farther than ever before and still arrive in perfect condition

You can take advantage of unexpected business opportunities at short notice

  • Because your goods travel in a self-contained environment for their entire journey, you have greater flexibility in where you transport them to and from
  • You can easily change the destination of your shipment - even while your goods are in transit – to react to sudden changes in global markets

You take care of the environment

  • Containerised shipping reduces food wastage by keeping cargo fresh until arrival
  • Our new, larger fuel-efficient vessels and Quest II refrigeration technology means we offer the most energy-efficient transportation solutions available, reducing the carbon footprint of your supply chain

Our containers

20’ standard Reefer

Payload: 27,770 kg
Capacity: 28m3 (998 ft3)

Temperature range: -30C to +30C Fresh air exchange: adjustable from 0-285 m³/hr DeHumidification – Range: 65% - 85% (in chilled mode) Bottom-air delivery 27 CBM cargo space

Container Specifications
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 61,220 lb 27,770 kg
Dimensions 20’ x 8’ x 8’6" 20’ x 8’ x 8’6"
Volume 998 28 m3
Door openings width 7’ 6 1/8” 2,290 mm
Door openings height 7’ 4 11/16” 2,252 mm
Internal length 17’ 10 9/16” 5,451 mm
Internal, width 7’ 6 1/8” 2,290 mm
Internal, height to load line 7’ 1 5/16” 2,167 mm
Weight gross 67,200 lb 30,480 kg
Weight tare 5,980 lb 2,710 kg

40' High Cube Standard Reefer

Payload: 29,790 kg
Capacity: 67m3 (2,384 ft3)

Temperature range: -30C to +30C Integrated container design (machinery/box) eliminating thermal bridges, resulting in reduced heat leakage and improved energy efficiency. Further increases loading capacity by100 kg. Fresh air exchange: adjustable from 0-285 m³/hr DeHumidification – Range: All units 65% - 85% The use of environmentally friendly refrigerant: R134a (non CFC) Bottom-air delivery 67 CBM cargo space

Container Specifications
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 65,680 lb 29,790 kg
Dimensions 40’ x 8’ x 9’6” 40’ x 8’ x 9’6”
Volume 2,384 67 m3
Door openings width 7’ 6 3/16” 2,290 mm
Door openings height 8’ 4 11/16” 2,557 mm
Internal length 38’ 11 5/8” 11,599 mm
Internal, width 7' 6 3/16" 2,290 mm
Internal, height to load line 8’ 1 3/64” 2,465 mm
Weight gross 74,957 lb 4,210 kg
Weight tare 9,280 lb 4,520 kg

40' High Cube Magnum Reefer

Payload: 29,380 kg
Capacity: 64m3 (2,261 ft3)

Temperature range: -35C to +30C Fresh air exchange: adjustable from 0-285 m³/hr DeHumidification – Range: 65% - 85% (in chilled mode). Refrigerant type: R-404A CFC-free foamed-in-place insulation Bottom-air delivery 67 CBM cargo space

Container Specifications
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 64,772 lb 29,380 kg
Dimensions 40’ x 8’ x 9’6” 40’ x 8’ x 9’6”
Volume 2,261 64 m3
Door openings width 7’ 5 9/16” 2,276 mm
Door openings height 8’ 1 1/4” 2,471 mm
Internal length 37’ 11 13/16” 11,578 mm
Internal, width 7’ 5 3/4” 2,280 mm
Internal, height to load line 8’ 10 7/16” 2,450 mm
Weight gross 74,957 lb 34,000 kg
Weight tare 10,185 lb 4,620 kg

40' High Cube StarCare™

Payload: 29,750 kg
Capacity: 67m3 (2,384 ft3)

The StarCare™ container is a Controlled Atmosphere (CA) system, designed to increase the shelf life of fruit and vegetables with high respiration levels, i.e. bananas, avocados and asparagus. Special features: Oxygen (O2) range: 2% - 21% Carbon dioxide (CO2) range: 2% - 12% Advanced membrane technology (for separation of CO2 molecules). Automatic fresh air intake.

Container Specifications
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 25,587 lb 29,750 kg
Dimensions 40’ x 8’ x 9’6” 40’ x 8’ x 9’6”
Volume 2,384 67 m3
Door openings width 7’ 3 3/16” 2,290 mm
Door openings height 8’ 4 11/16” 2,557 mm
Internal length 38’ 5/8” 11,599 mm
Internal, width 7’ 6 3/16” 2,290 mm
Internal, height to load line 8’ 1 3/64” 2,465 mm
Weight gross 74,960 lb 34,000 kg
Weight tare 9,370 lb 4,250 kg

40' High Cube Super Freezer

Payload: 29,290 kg
Capacity: 60m3 (2,129 ft3)

The Super Freezer is able to maintain temperatures as low as -60°C, which makes it an ideal solution for carriage of frozen tuna into the Japanese sushi and sashimi market. By using a special Stuffie container, stuffing can be performed directly from the fishing vessel. This ensures the least possible temperature variations for the cargo. Limited re-handling of the products to ensure optimal quality at destination An unbroken cold chain to the final place of delivery, including store door delivery Continuous cargo flow with weekly departures and arrivals create the best possible cash flow Products can be shipped in smaller quantities which effectively means extended season Reduced cold-storage costs

Container Specifications
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 64,573 lb 29,290 kg
Dimensions 40’ x 8’ x 9’6” 40’ x 8’ x 9’6”
Volume 2,129 60 m3
Door openings width 7’ 5 11/16” 2,278 mm
Door openings height 8’ 1 5/16” 2,473 mm
Internal length 37’ 11 13/16” 11,578 mm
Internal, width 7’ 2 1/8” 2,188 mm
Internal, height to load line 7’ 9 11/16” 2,380 mm
Weight gross 74,957 lb 34,000 kg
Weight tare 10,384 lb 4,710 kg
Kindly note dimensions vary with container series – for dimensions of specific unit please contact your nearest Maersk office.

What do you need to ship?

As the world’s most experienced shipper of frozen and chilled cargo, we know that the needs of every type of cargo is different. Choose one of the cargo types below to find out how we create the perfect solution for your cargo.