Shipping Container Hire Ballarat

Shipping Container Hire for Residential and Commercial Use

Shipping containers, initially designed for transporting cargo, have evolved into versatile solutions for both residential and commercial purposes. Whether you’re relocating your home, requiring additional storage, or setting up a temporary business station, Port Shipping Containers in Ballarat offers a comprehensive range of shipping container hire options to cater to diverse needs.

Below you will see our complete range of shipping containers for hire or call direct on 1300 946 493.

Standard Range of Shipping Containers for Hire

If you need a container delivered quickly or 500 containers delivered for a big event, our shipping container hire team Have the expertise to ensure you get what you need on time and on budget.

10ft Standard Container
10Ft Container For Hire


• Compact in size
• Easy to transport and move around
• Rated tie-down points internally
• Heavy duty floor, rated to 8.86 tonnes
• Extremely secure and perfect for storage
• 2.9mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9mH (HC)
• The cubic storage capacity of 16m3

20ft Standard Container
20Ft Container For Hire


Standard Height (GP) or Extra High (HC) options
Cheap to transport and can be railed and shipped
Can fit an average 3 bedroom house of contents
The most commonly used size – stock always ready
Heavy duty floor, rated to over 20 tonnes
6.1mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9mH (HC)
The cubic storage capacity is 33m3

40ft Standard Container
40Ft Container


Best value for money for secure storage
Can be trucked, railed and shipped easily
Store the contents for a large family home
Suitable for large bulky equipment
Heavy duty floor, rated to over 26 tonnes
12.2mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9mH (HC)
The cubic storage capacity is 67.5m3

Specialised Range of Shipping Containers for Hire

Sometimes you just need the right product for the right job. Port has a huge range of specialised shipping containers for hire. We have very attractive leasing terms and prices you will not get elsewhere. You need to hire a shipping container, we make it easy!

20ft Refrigerated Container
20Ft Refrigerated


Food grade internal lining
Working Temperature range +20c to -20c
Aluminium T-Flooring circulates cool are and easy clean
3 Phase plug and play connect
Trusted top quality reefer brands only
Payload capacity 27,400kg
6.1mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9m H (HC)

40ft Refrigerated Container
40Ft Refrigerated Container For Hire


Food grade internal lining
Working Temperature range +20c to -20c
Aluminium T-Flooring circulates cool are and easy clean
3 Phase plug and play connect
Trusted top quality reefer brands only
Payload capacity 29,350kg
12.2mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9m H (HC)

20ft Side Opening Container
20Ft Side Opening Container For Hire


Full side access in addition to the standard container doors
Load and unload bulky items with ease
Multiple locking options guaranteed security
Extra heavy duty internal tie down points
6.1mL x 2.44W x 2.6mH (GP) or 2.9m H (HC)
Payload capacity 20,800kg
Perfect for warehouse storage

10ft Dangerous Goods Container
10Ft Dangerous Goods Container For Hire


Compact in size
Easy to transport and move around
Hazardous goods bund capacity of 1500L
Compliant for classes 3, 4, 5.1, 6, 8, 9
Large ventilation for maximum cross flow
Ball lock values within bund for cleaning
All safety signage and safety handle fitted

20ft Dangerous Goods Container
20Ft Dangerous Goods Container For Hire


Best value for Hazardous storage
Full side wall access, easy to load and unload
Hazardous goods bund capacity of 2300L
Compliant for classes 3, 4, 5.1, 6, 8, 9
Large ventilation for maximum cross flow
Ball lock values within bund for cleaning
All safety signage and safety handle fitted

20ft Site Office Container
Site Office For Hire


Complete office fit out – ready for your furniture
Split System Air conditioning fitted
Kitchen with sink fitted down one end
Easy to Transport and move around
Very secure with multiple locking options
Personal access door with two windows
Could make a perfect crib room

Ready to Hire Your Shipping Container?

Great! When we hire shipping containers we do so by offering the best service, the best prices, and the best quality containers available in Australia, so call us on 1300 946 493 or fill out our short quote form (top right of screen) and we’ll arrange everything for you quickly and easily.

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Shipping Container Lease has Big Advantages

Many of our shipping container hires come with a no locked in contracts, pay by the month until you simply no longer need it! Our logistics team will pick up that shipping container lease when you’re finish easy with no fuss. There is a reason Port is so well known for shipping container hire all over Australia. You get a dedicated team focused on shipping container hire and transport!

Hire for your Next Event

Hire enough containers to create a sound wall for your upcoming music concert or hire refrigerated shipping containers to handle the surplus of cold drinks and food for when the circus comes to town. There is so much you can do when you hire a shipping container for your next big event.

Move house at your own pace

Need to move house or relocate your business ? Hire a shipping container for your next move and do it in your own time. If its to the next town across or heading instate we deliver to your door, pick up when you are ready and relocate it to your new place. All the hassle is taken out of moving when you have Port on your side taking care of all the movements.

Dangerous Goods Container Hire

Store your paints, oils and fuel in a compliant hazardous goods container, these days it’s a must for an business to store their Hazardous goods in a compliant store. Dangerous goods container hire has very low minimum hire terms and such an inexpensive way to ensure your goods and your staff are protected. Other DG classes available all come fully certified!

Short-Term and Long-Term Shipping Container Hire

Whether you need a container for just a few weeks while you renovate your home or for a year-long project, Port Shipping Containers has got you covered. Our flexible rental plans cater to both short-term and long-term storage and relocation needs.

Container Applications

Wide Range of Shipping Containers Available

10-foot, 20-foot, and 40-foot sizes

We offer a wide range of shipping container sizes to match your specific requirements:

  • 10ft container: Ideal for compact sites or minimal storage needs.

  • 20ft shipping container: A standard shipping container size, often used for a variety of purposes from storage to transportation.

  • 40ft shipping container: Perfect for large-scale storage or commercial projects.

General Purpose Shipping Container Hire

Our general-purpose container is the backbone of the shipping industry. It’s versatile, robust, and perfect for both storage and transportation of goods. Whether you’re storing excess furniture or transporting cargo, these containers are your go-to solution.

High Cube Shipping Container Hire

An extra foot higher than a standard shipping container

For those requiring a tad more space, our high cube containers are an excellent choice. They offer an additional foot in height compared to the standard shipping container, providing that extra room you might need for bulkier items.

Side Opening Shipping Containers

Standard Double Doors with a Full 270 Degree Opening

Large Side Opening Doors for Easy Access

Our side opening containers come equipped with large doors that open a full 270 degrees, making it incredibly easy to access and load your belongings.

Specialised Containers for Specific Needs

From gantry containers and bulker shipping containers to dangerous goods container and refrigerated shipping containers, we’ve got a container for every unique requirement. Each container type is meticulously designed for its intended purpose, ensuring safety and efficiency.

Modified Shipping Containers for Sale

At Port, we understand that sometimes, a standard container might not suffice. That’s why we offer modified shipping containers like:

  • Shipping Container Kitchens

  • Trade Show Displays

  • Shipping Container Bars

  • Site Office Containers

  • … and many more. Each of our modified containers is tailor-made to offer a specific solution, whether it’s a pop-up cafe or a portable first aid room.

Competitive Shipping Container Hire Rates

We pride ourselves on offering some of the most competitive rates in Ballarat. Coupled with our industry-leading guarantee of excellence, hiring from Port becomes a stress-free proposition.

Delivery and Pick-Up Services Available

With our fleet of tilt tray trucks, we ensure smooth delivery and pick-up of your hired container. Depending on your location and our depot proximity, your shipping container could be with you as soon as tomorrow.

Our Container Depots Across Australia

While Ballarat is our focal point, Port Shipping Containers has depots spread across Australia, including in South Australia, ensuring timely and efficient services.

Ready to find the perfect shipping container for your needs? Contact us today and our friendly team will guide you through our range, dimensions, and more. Moreover, we believe in complete transparency, so rest assured, all rights reserved and your contact information will be kept confidential.

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