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.

ZIM orders MCI containers

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,” 

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,

Dan Bartal, Container Fleet Manager at ZIM Integrated Shipping

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. 

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