Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has launched a new weekly service between Santa Marta and Turbo in Colombia and Northern Europe specifically designed for refrigerated cargo.
The new service has a rotation of Turbo and Santa Marta in Colombia, Portsmouth in UK, Antwerp in Belgium, and Hamburg in Germany and began its maiden voyage on January 8, 2016.
The vessels operating on the route have a capacity of 2,500 TEU.
Maersk Line is adding 30,000 new state-of-art containers in the reefer family.
“We are upgrading our reefer fleet to help our customers deliver on their promises. When we pair our expertise and customer relationships with modern innovation, we can make a real difference in supply chains,” Shereen Zarkani, Global Head of Reefer Management, said.