Up-to-date news on intermodal transport and developments within UNIT45.

UNIT45 launches self-sufficient rail reefer


Rotterdam based UNIT45 B.V. has introduced a new diesel-electric, 45ft high-cube, palletwide reefer container developed specifically....

UNIT45 drives on


Rotterdam based UNIT45 B.V. is now offering automotive logistics companies in Europe a range of 45ft high-cube containers fitted with the Trans-Rak car transport system. Previously, Trans-Raks have only been installed...

New types of 45ft containers available


A double-stack diesel-electric reefer, a car-, a bulk-, a garment- a open top and a 4-doors container: as from now they are all available as a 45ft pallet wide high cube. This is all being possible thanks to Unit45 who...

UNIT45 puts faith in diesel-electric high-cubes


Rotterdam based reefer box designer UNIT45 has recently introduced a new diesel-electric 45ft high-cube container, which is capable of accommodating 33 pallets. Of the 400 reefer units the company expects to sell this year, the new design will...

Easy access with UNIT45's curtainsider


Shortsea shipping lines and intermodal operators usually consider road transport operators their main competitors. One advantage often claimed for trailers is that most offer side access, enabling pallets to be loaded and unloaded by forklift trucks operating at ground level, without the need for raised loading bays or ramps. Side access also provides...

Permitting 45ft standard containers


There is currently discussion as to whether 45ft containers as used by deepsea lines should be given some form of dispensation allowing them to be transported on Europe’s roads after 1 January 2007. Although such containers built since 1996 have not been legal in most European Union (EU) countries for ten years, the relevant laws have not been enforced. Now though, effective next year, the ban will cover all 45ft containers...