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Argentine lemons break 17-year drought

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This past week, Seald Sweet welcomed the arrival of the first containers of Argentine fresh lemons in 17 years to the U.S. “Argentine lemons are considered the top lemons in the world with superior juice quality and content,” said Mayda Sotomayor, chief executive officer of Seald Sweet. “We are thrilled to be able to bring

Dry Bulk: Capesize Market Faces Fall

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Capesize Dramatic drops over the week for the big ships, with the hope of further improvements as the week began being dashed mid-week. Ongoing unrest in Guinea and disruption to bauxite exports saw some vessels re-let on the market, prompting uncertainty with those vessels chasing rates lower, especially from Brazil. As the week closed out,

Argentina’s blueberry industry expectant before tax reform

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“Argentina has the potential and the possibility to grow in a demanding and growing world market, but there are internal conditions that, added to the external competition factor, create a scenario with many challenges,” said Baya, the head of Argentina’s Blueberry Committee. To achieve this, the ABC considers it important to regulate the Tax Reform

Mexico facilitates the entry of Argentine lemons

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Even though the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture stated that they would allow the entry of Argentine lemons into their territory, as long as they had a phytosanitary certificate to prevent the reproduction of the Mediterranean fly (ceratitis capitata); Mexico’s National Health, Food Safety and Quality

Seatrade Gains Energy Efficiency EDGE with Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® Units

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Expanding its refrigerated container capabilities with an eye toward reducing energy consumption, Seatrade Group N.V. has acquired more than 2,400 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® container refrigeration units, including 2,000 featuring EDGE energy-saving technology. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “The PrimeLINE units were

NEW TRADE MOROCCO – RUSSIA

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Seatrade is pleased to announce the start of its new weekly FDD service from Morocco to Russia. As from week 44 we will employ three container ships with a capacity of 250 to 300 reefer containers each in the sole direct service from Agadir to St. Petersburg. In 8 days (the shortest transit time on

MAERSK CONTAINER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURES 4,000 NEW INTEGRATED REEFERS FOR SEATRADE

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19.10.2016 Announcements Seatrade has selected Maersk Container Industry as the main supplier for its expanding reefer container fleet. The 4,000 new Star Cool Integrated™ reefers will be equipped with the latest technology to protect perishable cargo during long-distance transportation and keep energy consumption at a minimum. The order of 4,000 new Star Cool Integrated reefers

SEATRADE ORANGE LEAVING YANGFAN SHIPYARD

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M.v. Seatrade Orange has left its final outfitting berth at the Yangfan Shipyard. The 185 mtr Loa / 30 mtr Beam / 2,259 TEU, high specification specialised reefer container vessel was delivered to her Owners on Monday 22nd of August. The vessel is under technical management of Seatrade Groningen B.V. whilst commercial operations are performed

Las empresas citrícolas buscan abastecer a los mercados asiáticos

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Las empresas exportadoras de limones han puesto sus ojos en los mercados asiáticos. Hacia allí enfocaron todos sus esfuerzos de logística y de gestión, impulsadas por las expectativas generadas por los nuevos aires del comercio exterior del país. “En términos de volúmenes, el sudeste asiático es un mercado marginal, pero tenemos la calidad adecuada para

Uvas Argentinas logran acuerdo con China

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Según información del Ministerio de la Agroindustria de Argentina, el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (Senasa) y la Administración General de Supervisión de Calidad, Inspección y Cuarentena (AQSIQ) llegaron a un acuerdo sobre los términos del Protocolo Fitosanitario para la exportación de uvas de mesa frescas desde la Argentina a la República Popular