Sheremetyevo launches cold chain facility

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport’s temperature-controlled infrastructure was enhanced at ‘Cargo complex Sheremetyevo’ in support of AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) new B747F services from Basel in Switzerland, the home of many world’s leading life sciences organisations.


Sheremetyevo launches cold chain facility


Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport’s temperature-controlled infrastructure was enhanced at ‘Cargo complex Sheremetyevo’ in support of AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) new B747F services from Basel in Switzerland, the home of many world’s leading life sciences organisations.

Th e new developments, effective from late-October, are designed to ensure the airport maintains the integrity of temperature-controlled pharmaceutical products throughout the ground handling process.

‘Cargo complex Sheremetyevo’ has put in place refrigerated vehicles and a 580 sqm pharmaceutical warehouse to handle temperature-controlled products, including a unique laboratory to complete the obligatory procedures required to certify pharmaceutical products for importation into Russia. As well as maintaining the cold chain and supporting all regulatory requirements,this enhancement of the cargo terminal’s capability speeds up the delivery of goods to the consignee. Th e airport has worked with several leading pharmaceutical companies to verify its cold chain capabilities.