29 July, 2016 – Samskip recently added 200 brand new 40ft high cube reefer containers to its fleet, further enhancing its capability to ship temperature-controlled or perishable goods between the North Atlantic and the rest of the world.
Equipped with the latest and most advanced cooling and freezing equipment available, the 200 reefer containers arrived in Reykjavik last month, after being manufactured in China.
Gudmundur Oskarsson, Samskip North Atlantic Director Logistic Department says: “Following increased demand to export Icelandic seafood products, with this investment we aim to further expand the network while offering an even more sustainable and cost-effective solution to our customers, with enhanced quality assurance for our customers’ temperature-controlled goods and perishables.”
In total, Samskip has over 13,000 containers at its disposal, including 45ft reefer containers.
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Samskip operates one of Europe’s largest multimodal container logistics systems. The Samskip network has the flexibility to move containers door-to-door between over 30 countries from the United Kingdom and Ireland to Russia, Scandinavia, Poland, the Baltic States, Finland and Iceland in the north to Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Greece, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia in Southern and Central Europe.
Samskip offers a wide range of routing options, utilising road, rail, sea and inland waterways as appropriate to provide the best combination of rate and transit time to suit individual customer requirements and preferences. It has over 13,000 containers at its disposal, ranging from 20ft to 45ft pallet-wide high cube containers including reefers, curtain-siders and flat-racks.
For further information please contact:
Eva Rademaker-de Leeuw
Phone: +31 88 400 1174