Serving as dry boxes to carry your non-refrigerated cargo, APL’s Non-Operating Reefers (NORs) deliver your shipments in a clean, food-grade insulated environment that protects against extreme temperature.

With our ready pool of NORs in many locations around the world, you can be assured of equipment availability.

The APL Advantage:

  • Unparalleled equipment availability
  • Ocean freight discount for NORs
  • Top grade reefer containers
  • Priority loading

Commodities to ship in NORs

Clean, odourless, non-hazardous and non-bulk items such as

  • New electronic components
  • New machinery tires, tubes
  • New vehicles (emptied of gas)
  • Footwear
  • Fabric, clothing
  • Furniture
  • Handicrafts
  • Toys
  • Paper, books, printed matter
  • Fertilizers (sealed and odourless)
  • Canned beverage
  • Preserved food (packaged)

Container Specifications - A Comparison


Book your next shipment with APL on a NOR today!

Contact your APL sales representative for more information.

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