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Maersk Container Industry secures first order from ZIM

28 May 2019
Maersk Container Industry secures first order from ZIM

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has announced an order of 500 Star Cool Integrated Reefers from Maersk Container Industry. With 300,000 units in operation globally, the reefer containers have a great track record.

Tinglev, Denmark --- Securing an order of 500 Star Cool Integrated Reefers, Maersk Container Industry (MCI) establishes a strong relationship with customer, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services.

ZIM has been offering advanced transport of fruit, meat, medicines, and other frozen or refrigerated cargo to its customers for decades. ZIM has developed unique technologies to ensure that reefer container transportation is as secure, reliable, and efficient as possible. ZIM’s cutting-edge ZIMonitor system combines the latest technology with a comprehensive 24/7 response team.  

Dan Bartal, Container Fleet Manager at ZIM Integrated Shipping said: We are expanding our fleet of ZIMonitor containers to accommodate our customers’ growing demand for our exclusive ZIMonitor service, and we are sure MCI’s highly advanced and energy-efficient Star Cool Integrated reefers will be a great addition to our equipment fleet,” 

Star Cool technology has a strong track record with around 300,000 units in operation across more than 40 container lines, leasing companies and multinational fruit companies around the globe. Today, more and more customers turn to the technology not only for its proven performance and reliability but to also help meet their increasing sustainability objectives.

“Our Star Cool technology offers operators like ZIM the lowest total cost of ownership by combining reliability with lower operating costs, such as the most energy efficient reefer in the industry,” says Anders Holm, Global Head of Sales and Marketing at MCI. “We are pleased to see our product offering matching ZIM’s environmental ambitions so well.” 
Production of the Star Cool Integrated Reefers ordered by ZIM will commence in May 2019. 

About Maersk Container Industry

Maersk Container Industry (MCI) manufactures refrigerated containers and refrigeration machines to our customers in the intermodal industry, covering shipping lines, fruit multinationals and leasing companies. 

At Maersk, we are driven by a desire to constantly improve the performance and efficiency of our product portfolio. Our aim is to ensure optimum cargo care and lowest energy costs and thereby helping our customers meet their sustainability goals and reduce total cost of ownership in their operations. This has led directly to the development of the world’s most durable and energy-efficient integrated reefer container, Star Cool Integrated™. It combines the refrigerated MCI Box™ and the Star Cool™ refrigeration machine, featuring innovative technologies such as Controlled Atmosphere (CA™), in one seamless solution. 

Building on strong company values and more than a century in the shipping industry, MCI is part of A.P. Moller – Maersk, an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and a global leader in container shipping and ports.

 

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