Daily Archives: 30/05/2022

Thermo King supplies Hapag-Lloyd with high performance generator sets

Hapag-Lloyd to increase operational efficiency and lower operational costs with 950 SG-5000 generator sets

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The Thermo King SG-5000 can power all ISO reefers on the market and ensures complete temperature control and protection of the refrigerated cargo. The new fleet of SG-5000 generator sets will serve in Hapag-Lloyd’s intermodal operations throughout North America.

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EC green lights cold treatment requirement for RSA orange imports

The European Commission has given the green light to cold treatment for orange imports from Sub-Saharan Africa

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The European Commission has now given the green light to cold treatment for orange imports from Sub-Saharan Africa to protect member states from pests like False Codling Moth.

Decision follows weeks of back and forth discussions between Spanish and South African citrus organisations.

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Carrier Transicold hits a milestone with 1.5 million refrigeration units sold

Carrier Transicold container refrigeration units help protect more than $11 billion worth of perishable food and medicine traveling around the world

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Carrier Transicold has sold over 1.5 million refrigeration units  – a major milestone. The company – a Bronze sponsor at CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event from 21-22 June at the Hilton Hotel, is a leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

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Can you eat to save the planet?

World Economic Forum highlights climate-beneficial food options

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There’s a growing interest in climate-friendly foods, but consumers find it hard to know if the food choices they make are environmentally sustainable. From ready-made snacks to algae, cacti and grains, options for climate beneficial foods are increasing. And with better supply chain structures, food producers can have greater access to these ingredients too.

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UN calls for ‘transformation’ of agriculture amid fears of global food crisis

Significant concerns that Ukraine war will cause a global food crisis

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Ukraine is often called ‘the bread basket of the world’ and together, Russia and Ukraine produce 30 percent of the global wheat supply. Exports have ground to a halt and important southern ports are closed, sparking concerns for global food supplies and an acute risk of food shortages.

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Port of Long Beach sees big increase in perishable cargoes

Over 250 percent increase compared to April 2021

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Port of Long Beach has seen an over 250% increase in containers carrying fresh produce cargo compared to 2021.  The port imported more than 5,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) of fruits and vegetables last month – up from nearly 1,800 TEUs in April 2021. The increase was largely driven by an influx of grapes arriving from China, Vietnam and Thailand

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Lineage Logistics opens superhub in Peterborough, England

71,000 pallet capacity coldstore opens in Peterborough, England

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The 71,000 pallet capacity coldstore will serve retail and foodservice customers using some of the world’s most sophisticated automation and refrigeration technology, helping to reduce energy consumption and the environmental impact of food distribution.

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