Thermo King, a leader in transport temperature control solutions, has supplied 950 of its latest clip-on SG-5000 generator sets to Hapag-Lloyd, one of the global leaders of container shipping. The Thermo King SG-5000 can power all ISO reefers on the market and ensures complete temperature control and protection of the refrigerated cargo. The new fleet of SG-5000 generator sets will serve in Hapag-Lloyd’s intermodal operations throughout North America.
Designed and manufactured specifically for the North American market, the Thermo King SG-5000 gensets’ engine is compliant California Air Resource Board (CARB), for the lifetime of the product, protecting the customers’ investment and removing the need for retrofit or replacement. As with the CARB regulations, the SG-5000 also enables lifetime compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 standards for off-highway diesel engines.
“Thermo King’s generator sets deliver a mix of performance, connectivity, low running costs, and no-compromise load protection we were looking for,” said Andrea Schoening, Senior Director- Container Steering at Hapag-Lloyd.
”Their compliance with the strictest emissions requirements is also aligned with our sustainability strategy to implement technology that reduces carbon emissions, fuel and energy consumption.”
”We are committed to supply our customers with the most innovative product portfolio for generator sets – and to be a trusted partner through the product’s lifecycle,” said Bruno Fusciani, Commercial Leader at Thermo King Marine.
“In the SG-5000, we incorporated proven and reliable technology with variety of innovations and enhanced connectivity. We’re sure the lifetime CARB compliance of the product will help Hapag-Lloyd to focus on making the most of current and future operations with the peace of mind they need.”
The market leading performance and modular design of the SG-5000 clip-on units allows to power any reefer – including the SuperFreezer – maximising operational efficiency and helping lower lifetime operational costs. Additionally, the SG-5000 features an advanced controller that combines simple, easy to use navigation with advanced diagnostics offering intelligence, control and telematics capabilities including:
Automated pre-trip testing
Advanced self-check features, including alarms
Data logging of events, alarms, and messages
Real-time monitoring and management of position, fuel, engine hours and running parameters on rail, by road or at terminal
The SG-5000 are manufactured in the USA, in a state-of-the-art production line featuring the latest industry automated quality control processes.