Refrigerated Cargo

Keeping perishable and temperature-sensitive commodities fresh and secure during transport.

Refrigerated Cargo

We know how critical it is to protect the cold chain for perishable and temperature-sensitive commodities in transit. At Horizon Lines we are committed to a continuing fleet investment program, working with the latest technology and process improvements to provide unparalleled refrigerated cargo services today and into the future.  In recent years, Horizon Lines has added close to 3500 new refrigerated containers to its comprehensive specialized equipment fleet to ensure that we offer the highest quality refrigerated services available. For us it is imperative that we have the equipment and processes in place to deliver our customers’ products
with the utmost care.

Example Cargo

  • Groceries, Seafood and Foodstuffs
  • Christmas Trees
  • Medical / Dental Supplies

refrigerated-cargo-secondary.jpgOur ReeferPlus® Specialized Equipment

More Efficient

  • Faster compressor cycling minimizes power consumption
  • Optimized assembly reduces power consumption, not airflow
  • Enhanced blades and newly redesigned evaporator fans and stators provide superior energy efficiency

More Reliable

  • Enhanced insulation provides highest deep-frozen capacity of any unit in the market
  • Better security with improved style of door lock seal and cooling unit bolted into place with a wire-seal to detect unauthorized access.  More on ReeferPlus® Security
  • Stronger floors to improve loadability and durability

More Green

  • Reduced CO2 emissions by greater reduction in power draw
  • Conservation of fuel with digital scroll compressor technology
  • Maximized corrosion protection with aluminized coating

Process

Protected Service offers detailed pre-trip inspection and cleaning process to ensure all mechanical functions are working properly and the containers are in good condition.  More on ReeferPlus® Protective Services

Helpful Information:

Overview of Reefer Equipment

Reefer Equipment and Specs:

Series
Length
Width
Height
SEAU 570/572
455.43”
90.12”
99.0”
HRZU 580000-899
456.29”
90.31”
101.50”
HRZU 580900-580673
456.29”
90.31”
100.54”
TRLU 160800-161374
456.1”
90.1”
100.0”
TRLU 184147-186852
455.82”
89.76”
99.4”

Horizon Lines Refrigerated Cargo Loading Guide:

Loading a Reefer to Optimize Quality
Container Loading Checklist

Mixing Commodities in the Same Container:

Commodity Profiles
Mixed Commodities
Mixed Commodity Guide