Recession-proof reefer shipping continues to outpace dry cargo growth, while worsening equipment shortages and carrier reliability provide opportunities for perishables specialists.
In its Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21 report, Drewry says seaborne perishable cargo growth slowed in 2019, but, due to broader resilience in the food supply chain, it would better weather the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis than dry cargo.
The slowdown last year saw worldwide reefer trades …
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