Open Top Container

More about Open Top Container

Akin to standard ISO shipping containers, open top containers are made of durable steel or aluminum. Other than carrying oversized goods, an open top container is also preferred when loading through the regular door isnโ€™t practical. Its open top allows for easy loading and unloading of bulk cargo from above by a crane. The tarpaulin as mentioned earlier can be secured to the top of the container with ropes, and that provides protection against inclement weather.

However, open top containers are rarer to find in the market right now. Hence, it will be more expensive than other standard containers. When it comes to transport, the prices will vary as well. If the goods inside the open top container are over the roof, the shipping prices will increase. Lastly, open top containers can’t be stacked, which in turn may cost more in terms of logistics.

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Different types and dimensions of Open Top Container

Commonly, there are two types of open top container: 20 ft open top container and 40 ft open top container. A 20 ft open top container generally comes at around 6058mm x 2438mm x 2590mm. As for a 40 ft reefer container, it usually comes at roughly 12190mm x 2430mm x 2590mm.ย 

For more information on the container dimensions and specifications, please visit our dimensions page.ย 

Looking for a Open Top Container?

If you are looking to buy or rent a high cube container, we are here to offer the sale and rental of new and used high cube containers.

High cube containers are suitable as a temporary storage space. Such as when you need to store tall items, like household furniture, office equipment, or craft materials. High cube containers are also preferred to modify into container homes, shops, and food places; The extra height allows for space to design with.

Feel free to request a quote from us down below and you will receive a personal quotation right away. If you have any questions, do approach us at our 24/7 LiveChat or email us at for any enquiry or information.

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Shipping Container Conditions

Clean and rust free

  • Minimal surface rust; Little dents
  • 95% mark free
  • Clean with little mark or scratches on flooring (<2mm in depth)
  • We have One-way container too.

Used (Cargoworthy)
Certified for shipping

  • Exterior has some to obvious surface rust, denting and some levels of corrosion.
  • Interior has some to obvious surface rust, denting and some levels of corrosion.
  • Flooring has delamination.

Used (Wind Water Tight)
Fit for normal cargo on the road

WWT containers shares similarities to cargo worthy containers in terms of conditions. It offers savings for those that do not require a valid CSC plate which is often essential for overseas shipping.

Best value for storage only

  • Fresh coat of industrial paint on exterior & interior
  • Moderate delamination on flooring
  • Contains non-original wall panels, door or parts

ย Accessories & Services


We offer a wide-range of add-ons and installation services specially for container purposes. Be sure to check with our sales team.


Be assured when you appoint us to deliver and unload the containers. Every site presents unique challenge and our team is here to advise the most cost effective methods.


In our aim to provide a one-stop service to our customers, we provide on-site services such as lifting, levelling, electrical and rental of equipment e.g. generator.ย 

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Useful information of buying a open top container

What are the rental options for an open top container?

Rent an open top container if you only need it for a short period of time!ย  Simply let us know your rental duration when you enquire with us. Do note that the minimum duration for rental of a high cube container is a month.

How to arrange delivery for open top container?

We provide delivery and unloading containers upon request. Our sales team will try our best to advise the most cost-effective method according to your site access, environment and conditions. However, you are also welcome to arrange your own transportation to pick up your containers.

Other questions

Please visit our FAQs or send us an inquiry using the contact form. Alternatively, you may email or call (65) 6883 2119.


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