Shipping Containers

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Shipping and Cargo Containers
Supplying Carriers for Trips and Storage

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All shipping containers are structurally sound also being wind and water tight to keep protected whilst being travelled over seas. Meaning they are perfect for storing equipment or being site offices in the building industry where they can be damaged by equipment. Coming with lock boxes to add security to the stores is important especially if storing high price items.

NEW SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR SALE UK (One Trip)
Manufactured in China, these containers have done a single (dry) cargo carrying trip from China to the UK. They are still considered to be new containers but may have the occasional small dents, scuffs and scratches. Generally available in Blue RAL5010 but can sometimes be available in other colours.

USED CONTAINERS
Purchased by the International Shipping lines in batches referred to as “Fleets” and then sold on when no longer required. Used container colours cannot be guaranteed and will be coloured and have signage depending on the shipping line they were owned by. General age would be 18-25 years old and are generally available in 3 grades: CSC Plated for Shipping and Grade A or B site storage. All used containers would be guaranteed wind and watertight unless otherwise specified.

    Guide Prices

    ISO Shipping Containers For Sale

    Available in a wide range of of 20ft shipping and 40ft shipping containers and high cube storage units.

    Full Prices Listed Below

    Type Size (L x W x H) Guide Price
    Used Standard Shipping Container* 20ft x 8ft x 8ft6in from £1,950 +VAT
    One-Trip Standard Shipping Container 20ft x 8ft x 8ft6in from £3,200 +VAT
    One-Trip Hi-Cube Shipping Container* 20ft x 8ft x 9ft6in P.O.A.
    One Trip Tunnel Shipping Container* 20ft x 8ft x 8ft6in P.O.A.
    One Trip Side-Access Shipping Container* 20ft x 8ft x 8ft6in P.O.A.
    Used Standard Shipping Container 40ft x 8ft x 8ft6in from £2,350 +VAT
    One-Trip Standard Shipping Container* 40ft x 8ft x 8ft6in P.O.A.
    Used Hi-Cube Shipping Container 40ft x 8ft x 9ft6in from £2,500 +VAT
    One-Trip Hi-Cube Shipping Container 40ft x 8ft x 9ft6in P.O.A.
    One Trip Tunnel Shipping Container 40ft x 8ft x 8ft6in P.O.A.
    One Trip Hi-Cube Tunnel Shipping Container 40ft x 8ft x 9ft6in P.O.A.

    FAQs

    How Big Is A Shipping Container ?

    Standard ISO shipping containers are only manufactured as 20ft x 8ft or 40ft x 8ft, 10ft x 8ft and 8ft x 8ft. Variations are also available in very small numbers but since these can’t be used for international shipping the overall cost is generally higher than a standard 20ft container

    How Much Does A Shipping Container Weigh ?

    They can vary slightly but 20ft containers are approximately 2.3 – 2.5 tonne, 40ft containers are approximately 3.5-3.8 tonnes.

    How Long Does A Shipping Container Last ?

    Shipping containers last 25-50 years depending on environment and maintenance

    Are Shipping Containers Waterproof ?

    Yes, but they legally have to have small high level vents so they would eventually fill with water if submerged but other than that they are designed to be watertight

    How Much Does A Shipping Container Cost ?

    Prices vary in accordance with availability, international exchange rates and market conditions. For more information about the price of shipping containers, please contact us 

    How Much Does A Second-Hand Shipping Container Cost ?

    Prices vary in accordance with availability, international exchange rates and market conditions. For more information about the price of our second -hand shipping containers, please contact us

    How To Buy A Shipping Container ?

    If your looking to buy a shipping container, you can rely on Cabins & Containers to provide high quality containers and a complete and professional service. Get in touch with us now to buy your shipping containers.