Shipping container dimensions vary based on type. For standard shipping containers, common sizes include 20ft (6.06m) and 40ft (12.2m) in length, 8ft (2.44m) in width, and 8.5ft (2.59m) in height. High cube containers, like the 40ft high cube, have the same length and width but offer an increased height of 9.5ft (2.89m).
Weight capacity depends on the container type; typical payloads range from 20 to 30 tonnes.
Lead times vary based on factors such as container availability and payment completion. Typically, containers can be ready for collection within 5 to 7 working days after confirming your order and receiving payment. For a more precise estimate, our team will provide details upon placing your order.
We offer both new and used containers for sale. Please check with our sales team for availability of stocks.
New containers are unused or have only been used for one trip. They offer pristine condition and longer lifespans. Used containers, though thoroughly inspected, may have minor wear and tear from previous use. The choice depends on your budget and intended usage.
Yes, you can be assured that these containers (regardless of new or used) are of CW condition, used for international shipping purposes.
The lifespan of a container depends on factors like usage, maintenance, and climate. Typically, a standard shipping container serves its shipping purpose effectively for about 10 to 15 years before being retired. It’s noteworthy that the container’s CSC plate (Container Safety Convention plate) necessitates renewal every 5 years to uphold safety standards.
Once retired, a shipping container can be recycled through melting down or repurposed into innovative structures like shipping container homes or portable offices using container modification techniques. With proper maintenance, containers that have been repurposed can enjoy extended lifespans, contributing to sustainable and creative solutions for diverse applications.
No, they are only available for purchase.