Operator moving to containerships due to port restrictions for specialised reefers
Reefer operators are increasingly seeking to charter containerships with high reefer capacity because a growing number of ports cannot handle specialised reefer tonnage.
So believes Yntze Buitenwerf, chief executive of reefer operating giant Seatrade, which has this month redeployed containerships onto a service that previously used specialised reefer vessels.
StreamLines, the container shipping arm of Seatrade, has teamed up with Hapag-Lloyd to reintroduce a fruit-oriented containerised service between North Europe and Central America.
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