Marine container transport of chilled perishable produce.

Author(s) : THOMPSON J. F., BRECHT P. E., HINSCH T., et al.

Type of monograph: Guide/Handbook, Booklet


This publication is a guide to the proper use of refrigerated marine containers for shipping perishable produce. Extract from the table of contents: selecting and using boxes for marine container shipment; load planning; produce temperature at loading; container operating condition; container loading; temperature recording devices; record keeping. In the appendices: troubleshooting produce problems in marine container transport; long-term storage requirements for fresh fruits and vegetables. Two posters (one in English and one in Spanish) entitled "Loading marine containers" are also included.


  • Original title: Marine container transport of chilled perishable produce.
  • Record ID : 2001-2080
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Publication: University of california, agriculture and natural resources - United states/United states
  • Publication date: 2000
  • Source: Source: n. 21595; 36 p. (21.5 x 28); fig.; phot.; tabl.; append.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.