19 April 2017

Emirates Shipping Line starts using 4FOLD Foldable Containers

4FOLD Foldable Containers Emirates Shipping lineHolland Container Innovations is proud to announce that Emirates Shipping Line starts operating 4FOLD foldable containers between Shanghai, China and Jebel Ali, U.A.E. Emirates Shipping Line is a strong player in the dynamic markets of the Middle East, China, South East Asia, India, and Africa. Special thanks go to our partner ACL.

In a growing world of standardization, Emirates Shipping Line prides itself as a responsive organization with individually adapted solutions. One of the biggest problems in nowadays shipping is the empty repositioning problem. Emirates Shipping Line struggles with this problem as well, especially between U.A.E. and China. Their innovative and sustainable mindset had them investigate the use of 4FOLD foldable containers. 

Now, Emirates Shipping line uses 4FOLD foldable containers between Shanghai and Jebel Ali. In Jebel Ali containers are folded and bundled. This saves three times on terminal handling costs in the port of Jebel Ali and Shanghai. Furthermore, they save on transportation costs and emissions as well. The containers are unfolded in Shanghai, ready for the next roundtrip.

Holland Container Innovations is very proud that Emirates Shipping Line is operating 4FOLD foldable containers and foresees huge savings on empty repositioning for them in the near future.

Co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 711257.