Daily Archives: 09/02/2023

Ecuador’s banana exports down

Estimated loss of over $258 million, and -6,57% decrease in exports from January to December 2022

Photo by Magdalena Kula Manchee on Unsplash

2022 was a difficult year for Ecuador’s banana export industry. Ecuador, the world leader in banana exports, had an estimated loss of over $258 million, and -6,57% decrease in exports from January to December 2022. This large drop is mainly due to the Russian war in Ukraine, internal strikes and the dollar appreciation against the Euro

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New diesel electric reefer

Unit45 has developed a new diesel-electric reefer in collaboration with its client H.Essers

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Unit45, based in Rotterdam, has developed a new diesel-electric reefer in collaboration with its client H.Essers, which is a Belgian logistics solutions provider.

This newly developed diesel-electric reefer was designed with a 900-litre tank, making it 100 litres larger in capacity than the previous version.

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Cool News and Views – February 2023

February 2023

CoolTech 2023 : conference theme announced and pre-registration at discount rate of EUR 795 now open!

Our CoolTech conference takes place 21-22 June in Amsterdam. This is a global forum that brings together operational, technical and technological expertise in refrigerated logistics. We also focus on new technologies, visions and innovations. With our umbrella theme of ‘Towards Net Zero’, our conference agenda is now taking shape. NEWpre-register for our event here with our discount price of just EUR 795!  Visit our event page here 

Cool Logistics Global 2023: conference venue announced

Our Cool Logistics Global conference takes place 10-12 October in Genoa. We’re excited to announce that our venue will be the beautiful Corn Exchange. This event is hosted by Genoa, and our team is working with Ports of Genoa, CISCO, BIC and the Chamber of Commerce to bring you our flagship event as part of the prestigious Genoa Shipping Week. Visit our event page here

Cool Logistics Council: first members announced

The Cool Logistics Council is a new international collective across the cold chain and reefer logistics world. Our aim  is to to exchange views, knowledge and intelligence from the wider cold chain industry. We want to build relations that will help the future of integrated, efficient and sustainable reefer and cold chain logistics. We’ve just announced our first council members – find out more here.

This is the first of our new twice-a-month mini newsletter, so we can bring you more news, more regularly! Keep scrolling to make sure you see all the news stories. Do you have a news story you’d like us to publish? Contact us on esther@coollogisticsconference.com

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