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Shipping Containers (Dry)

ALSO KNOWN AS SEA CONTAINERS OR ISO CONTAINERS

In the intermodal industry, shipping containers has many different names and ways of addressing them. They can be known as dry container, ISO containersea containers, container vans, (General Purpose) GP container etc.

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In the intermodal

industry, 

shipping containers has many different names and ways of addressing them. They can be known as dry container, ISO containersea containers, container vans, (General Purpose) GP container etc.

Under our shipping containers for sale category in Joy Containers. In order to avoid any confusion, we shall term the most common shipping container in the industry as shipping container (dry) to filter them out from the many different types of shipping containers to avoid any confusion.

The shipping container (dry) comes in two main sizes which comprise of the 20ft shipping container and 40ft shipping container. Other more uncommon sizes include 10ft shipping container and 45ft shipping container which are not very common. 10ft shipping container usually comes in new boxes or are modified from the 20ft shipping container. 45ft shipping container due its longer size is often not suitable for the Australia industry as some local ports and transportation or logistics industry players have issue of handling them often resulting to higher overall shipping container prices.

The shipping container (dry)

comes in two main sizes which comprise the 20ft shipping container and 40ft shipping container.

Other more uncommon sizes include a 10ft shipping container and 45ft shipping containers which are not very common. A 10ft shipping container usually comes in new boxes or is modified from the 20ft shipping container. 45ft shipping container due to its longer size is often not suitable for the Australian industry as some local ports and transportation or logistics industry players have issues of handling them often resulting in higher overall shipping container prices.

Shipping container (dry) also comes in 2 different height sizes. While maintaining the length and width of the standard shipping container sizes or shipping container dimensions, the most common shipping container is of 2.6m height whereas the high cube container is of 2.9m height. The extra height brings a lot of conveniences when the cargo is much higher or when a homeowner requires a higher internal ceiling for their shipping container homes. 40ft high cube container is often more available than the 20ft high cube container in the used shipping containers for sale market.

Shipping containers are further categorised into the open-top containers, and reefer containers (refrigerated containers).

In Summary,

Solving the equation, whether it be shipping containers (dry), sea containers or ISO containers. They all just mean the same exact thing.

For more information on the other shipping container equipment, you may visit the individual link to find out more.