How to Renew a Worn Out Marine Shipping Container?

Over time, marine shipping containers in use start rusting and their floors begin rotting away, as the wear and tear are inevitable. However, the lifespan of a container may be extended through renovation….

Open top shipping containers: uses and characteristics

Bulky, heavy and non-standard cargo poses many challenges, so how to transport it safely, conveniently and easily?  In most cases, an open top container is the solution. The biggest advantage of an open…

Unconventional Container Uses in Business

Shipping containers have for some time been no more than steel boxes for transportation and storage of different products. Recently, they have become widely used in business to satisfy the need for a…

Use of standard size containers

Sea containers are designed according to standard dimensions and can be transported quickly and easily by land, sea or air for short and long distances. 40-foot and 20-foot sea containers are the most…

How to properly maintain a marine container?

Marine containers are designed to withstand various weather conditions, which means that, during transportation, rain, harsh wind, snow or direct sunlight usually have no adverse effect on the steel container and the goods…

How to properly load a shipping container?

It is highly important to load the container properly, since the global losses incurred due to poorly stacked pallets amount to approximately USD 5 billion per year. Incorrectly packaged goods may damage other…

What are refrigerated sea containers used for?

A refrigerated container is suitable for storage and transportation of perishable products and other goods that require special temperature and humidity. An average refrigerated container maintains a temperature of -25°C to +25°C. To…

Shipping containers for warehousing

For businesses, looking for warehousing is often a complex and time-consuming process. The location, the size of the premises, and other conditions such as humidity and temperature have to be taken into account,…

Markings on a shipping container (II)

Those, who want to transport cargo in shipping containers, need to know what different markings on the container mean. In the last month’s blog we explained the position and meaning of container’s number,…

Markings on a shipping container (I)

Before buying, renting or storing your cargo in a container, it is necessary to know what certain markings mean on the outside of the container. We will explain this in this blog post….