Matson, a pioneer in refrigerated cargo, has a long history of shipping perishables across the Pacific and to Alaska in reefers.

Matson uses one of the best-refrigerated cargo systems in the shipping industry to preserve the quality and integrity of produce, groceries, medications, and other climate-sensitive cargo at their highest level. To help keep vegetables, fruit, and other climate-dependent shipments at optimal freshness Matson offers precise temperature control, modified atmospheres, substitute atmospheres for the controlled atmosphere applications, and other standard features of Matson’s refrigerated container service.

To learn more about refrigerated shipping to Alaska, how Matson can ship groceries and other temperature-sensitive freight to Alaska, or to get a free quote, please call 1-877-678-SHIP today.


Equipment Overview – Refrigerated Containers

Matson offers temperature-controlled 40-foot high-cube refrigerated containers to service the needs of customers shipping to Alaska. The reefer containers are capable of transporting chilled or frozen cargo while protecting the integrity and quality of the shipment.

Reefer – Temperature Controlled Refrigerated Container

40 foot high-cube reefer for refrigerated container shipping Alaska
Inside Length: 38′
Inside Width: 7’6″
Inside Height: 8’3″
Door Opening: 7’8″W x 8’H
Empty Weight: 10,400 lbs.
Cubic Capacity: 2,340 ft.
Outside Length: 40′
Outside Width: 8′
Outside Height: 9’6″

Note: Empty Weight and Cubic Capacity figures shown are for the equipment which makes up the majority of inventory in each category. Actual empty weights and cubic capacities may vary based on series numbers of equipment.