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Maersk Expands Cold Chain Options For Fresh Fruit From The Black Sea And The Mediterranean To Central Russia

Maersk expands cold chain options for fresh fruit from the Black Sea and the Mediterranean to Central Russia

Copenhagen, Denmark – January 27, 2021 On the 21st of December 2020, the first refrigerated containers heading from Mersin, Turkey, were dispatched from the port of Novorossiysk enroute to terminal Selyatino in Moscow on a train operated by Ruscon (part of Delo Group) -one of the Russia´s leading container transportation companies. Two days later, the containers arrived at Selyatino terminal in Moscow and were safely delivered
to the end-consignees. “In the past, imported containers were either delivered by road or stripped in Novorossiysk and then carried on to inland locations by van trucks. This was the first time A. P. Moller-Maersk pioneered end-to-end delivery of fresh fruit from the Eastern Mediterranean to Moscow by rail and in the same containers as they had been discharged in Russian port”, Zsolt KatonaManaging Director Maersk Eastern Europe Source: Maersk

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