Shipping Containers Blog Tag



Australia’s remote geographical location means the country is hugely reliant on imported goods; everything from German cars and Japanese computers, to Italian shoes and Scotch whisky. Figures from 2016 show that $181 billion’s worth of imports flooded into the country, the bulk of them in...

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The Reality of Building and Living in Shipping Container Homes

There are many reasons why Australians opt for buying shipping container homes. Low cost and fast build, in comparison to conventional housing construction techniques, are two of the most common motivations stated by buyers. But what are the realities behind the recent shipping container architecture...

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Shipping Container Architecture Increasingly Popular in Australia

Shipping container architecture may seem like old news to many, but the fact is that the ‘cargotecture’ phenomenon is increasingly popular with Australian buyers across all six states, who are looking for an alternative and affordable approach to home owning. They can be thrown up...

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Big Rise in Shipping Container Traffic Predicted for Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne’s new private owners, the Australian-led, Lonsdale Consortium, predict that the massive Victoria terminal, which currently handles around 3,000 vessels and 2.5 million shipping containers per year, could expand over the next few decades and see as many as 15 million TEU’s...

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Pop Up Shop

Port Shipping Containers have been leading the way in container modifications for over a decade. Our Shipping Container pop up shops are the perfect example of this. Not only can they be used as portable (or permanent) coffee shops, but they can also be utilised...

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40 Foot Shipping Container

Our 40' shipping containers are ideal for transporting your goods from 'A' to 'B'. They are large enough to move the contents of a 4-5 bedroom home. All 40' shipping containers are built with a solid steel structure and includes timber flooring and standard double...

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20ft Shipping Container

Looking for a 20' container for sale! Our 20' containers are built from high quality steel components and are lockable. Our 20' containers also come in variety of other sizes including 10' container, and 40' container - custom container sizes available upon request. Our 20'...

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10ft Shipping Container

Our 10' shipping containers are Port Container Services most popular product. All 10' shipping containers come standard with timber flooring and double swing doors. The 10' shipping containers are also weather resistant and vermin proof. If you have any enquires about our 10' shipping containers then...

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Explosive Storage Regulations

The Explosive Storage Magazines purpose built by Port Shipping Containers comply with all Australian Explosive Storage Regulations that come under the banner of the Explosives Regulation of 2005 including the ADG Code, Australian Explosives Code, the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 of Victoria, the Explosives Act...

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What is a Shipping Container

A shipping container is a type of storage box used to load anything from small items to bulky goods for shipping overseas or transporting interstate. Made out of marine grade corten steel, a shipping container comes in a range of sizes including 10', 20' and 40' lengths (3m, 6m and 12m)...

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