November 2017

Mould in Shipping Containers

Mould in shipping containers can be a big problem. Any excess damp can linger inside a shipping container and mould can form of woods, fabrics & textiles, foodstuffs, paper and cardboard and more. When in use ot either ship your goods abroad or keep your gear dry and secure when used for static storage this can be a big issue. In this guide we detail some of the hazards and ways to avoid and prevent [...]

What is a CSC plated shipping container?

A CSC plate refers to the ‘Container Safety Convention’. In 1972 at a joint conference with UN and (International Maritime Organization) adopted the convension requirements as drafted by the IMO and the Economic Commission for Europe. Put simply, this convention outlines the regulations for testing, inspections, approval and maintenance of shipping containers as well as the structural safety requirements and tests. The CSC plate is fixed onto the container by the factory who has had its [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #163: An Upcycled Pop Up Toastie Shop!

We're very proud to have helped supply this modified and upcycled used 20ft shipping container, now serving hot toasties in Brick Lane. Made from a 20ft refurbished container with the additional modification of a piston operated serving hatch that was transformed into this fantastic little pop up shipping container cafe! Archie from Toastie_Toastie got in contact as he needed a shipping container to convert into a pop up cafe which was well presented, durable and most importantly movable. [...]

Farm and Agricultural Equipment Storage in Shipping Containers

With remote sites and valuable machinery in hand, secure farm and agricultural equipment storage is becoming an essential consideration for most farmers and rural industries. In this guide we detail some of the common uses for shipping containers in an agricultural environment and we look to answer some of the common questions posed by farmers and general customers. Firstly to mention, we have related posts that might be of interest to readers of this post. [...]