2015

Shipping Containers for Schools

Shipping Containers for Schools, Colleges and Universities On the face of it, you wouldn't associate big industrial shipping containers with your local school, academy, college or university. With shipping containers offering large volumes of secure and cost effective storage space, we're finding shipping containers for schools are becoming more and more popular With bundles of kit that may be in use only seasonally (Exam tables, chairs and sports equipment are common examples) and constant pressures on [...]

Shipping Containers for Creative Cardiff

In October 2014 we were approached by Peaceful Progress, a graffiti art and community interest company based in Cardiff, with the intention to use ten shipping containers for artists and community workshops with young people and clients like the Youth offending service. Bryce Davies and his partner Jodie Driscoll are the main bods at Peaceful Progress. Their original idea was to paint used shipping containers in Graffiti and hold lots of creative community events with [...]

12ft Shipping Containers

Can I buy 12ft shipping containers? 12ft shipping containers are not a standard size, in fact anything smaller than 20ft is no longer used in the shipping industry outside of very specialised applications. However, we often find that customers have a gap of a specific size or an item that requires a 12ft shipping container. To fulfill this need we've worked hard to set up a national network of yards capable of cutting down 40ft [...]

Shipping Containers on the Thames

Shipping Containers are a very rare sight on the river Thames beyond the London Gateway Terminal to the east of London, so we were delighted to find out that 8 of our used 20ft shipping containers were sailing down the Thames as part of the Under Armour "Earn Your Armour" rugby campaign. When we were initially contacted by Knight Rigging Services, a Blackpool based (but widely known) rigging, stage design and events support services company, details were [...]

How to place a Shipping Container on site for storage use

How you place a shipping container on site is important for easy, long lasting use and, of course, maximum lifespan. This guide explains how to best prepare the ground for a shipping containers as well as how to manage the delivery itself. We do send out a more detailed guide with our invoices for any customers buying a shipping container. Preparing the ground for your shipping container Before delivery we recommend checking and preparing the [...]

Shipping Container Canopies for Eurotunnel Folkestone

As you might expect, the crew at Eurotunnel Folkestone have more than your average engineering challenges, and to help equip them for this they need an awful lot of space! For our recent project, we supplied 10x one trip 40ft high cube containers, with lights, electrical safety gear & trunking supplied, heavy duty shelving and 2 of our shipping container canopies to allow them large areas of covered space between the containers Offering most likely a generation [...]

Shipping Containers for the Haulage Industry

Shipping containers are extremely popular with many hauliers with large yards as they help keep various items safe, dry and secure. In the case of Emms transport they wanted some 30ft stackable containers for their yard which has side doors fitted for storage. Emms Transport & Training are based in South Yorkshire and specialise in road transport, haulage and logistic solutions across the UK and EU. They needed a specific length shipping container with additional side access for their [...]

What Makes a Shipping Container Seaworthy?

This guide is intended to provide a little background about what makes a shipping container seaworthy, how is it checked or graded and what sorts of repair standards are involved. In very basic terms, shipping containers are big metal cans designed to keep cargo dry, secure and safe for transit while having the capacity to be transferred easily from boat to train to truck as necessary. They are built and regulated by a set of [...]

Biomass Boiler Containers

Budget Shipping Containers offer biomass boiler containers for a variety of applications such as portable fuel stores or for conversion into complete self-contained installations.  Biomass boiler housing made from a shipping container can also be a cost effective solution for a wood chip and pellet fueled installation. Biomass boiler containers can be constructed from either new, used or refurbished shipping containers.  Extras, such as additional personnel doors, cargo doors, weatherproof vents and security shutter windows, [...]

Shipping Container Haulage Options

When loading a shipping container for export there are a number of different options available. Standard container haulage is the most economical option and is used by the majority of big shippers for loading and sending shipping containers around the world. This guide details the other popular shipping container haulage options Standard haulage This is by far the most common type of container haulage. With this option the truck arrives at pre-designated time and date, you load and [...]