The winners of tomorrow
The global demand for refrigerated containers is enormously increasing. According to Drewry, reefer containership fleet is set to grow 20% by 2018 (source: Drewry 2015/16). Volume wise meat, fish/seafood and banana shipments are the drivers for that growth (source: Drewry 2014/15). Today, about seventy-eight (source: Drewry 2014/15) percent of perishable reefer trade is currently transported on container carriers. That figure is poised to expand further. However, despite the positive outlook, the shipping industry is currently not able to exploit the full potential. Tough market and low profibility as well as the fact of capital intensive nature of the Global reefer shipping market, have forced carriers to revise their strategy, pool their resources or even shut down their investment program.
Those who are investing today, will be the winners of tomorrow
Hamburg Süd is one of the leading reefer container carrier worldwide who has massively been investing in reefer containers. In 2014 about 10,000 reefer units have been acquired, which equals an investment of more than 250 million US dollars. Hamburg Süd continuously invests in optimizing its services and in cutting-edge vessels featuring a high reefer capacity and special state-of-the-art reefer containers capable of meeting the needs of the refrigerated products. Last year, the last of eight Cap San class sister vessels has been phased-in, with 2,100 plugs their reefer capacity is the largest in the world.
Reefer for Swiss customers
Brunoni stands for quality, flexibility and competitiveness, those of our principals for quality, competence and innovation. These values and the long experience have made us to one of the leading provider for refrigerated cargo shipments out of Switzerland. We are strongly focused on customer needs, the Swiss market and are strive to stay ahead. Thanks to the large container fleet of Hamburg Süd, we are able to provide a high and regular reefer availability for our customers in Switzerland. We have the perfect solution for your reefer cargo.
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About the Author:
Nenad Milutinovic is Managing Director of O. Brunoni S.A. - Contact