SEAFARERS cannot be compelled to be vaccinated against coronavirus even where states insist all crew members must be inoculated prior to making port calls, the International Chamber of Shipping says. The situation could put owners in the invidious position of having to cancel voyages rather than take on the legal, financial and reputational risks of being denied entry, the trade association added. Natalie Shaw, Director of Employment Affairs for the ICS is a speaker at our forthcoming Containing COVID-19: Containerisation’s Role in Global Vaccine Logistics online seminar on April 15 2021 – you can book your place and join us here.
US cold store construction booms
The proliferation of cold storage users and operators in the United States is pushing development to new heights
All-electric reefer trailer hits the road
Thermo King announces first trailer featuring new Advancer-e engineless and electric trailer refrigeration unit
IoT and monitoring can overcome the cold chain’s energy nightmare
New joint paper from Maersk and Reuters sheds light on the matter
Running on ice…..
Interesting round-up of cold chain news from the team at Freight Waves