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Product transportation challenges often arise during offshore projects. iSeekplant provides hire options for cargo transportation and storage on the water with a range of container suppliers available across Australia in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin and surrounding areas. iSeekplant suppliers offer 10ft container hire for smaller cargo loads, and depending on your project requirements, there are also 20ft and 40ft containers available. For areas with access challenges or height restrictions, half height sea containers are often a good choice with a range of sizes. If you need to transport dangerous goods, iSeekplant also has rental options to suit. There are specialised dangerous good containers available to hire at the touch of a button, wherever you need them in Australia. Containers are a safe and secure way of storing and transporting important goods as they are robust, weather-proof and safe from vermin. Refrigerated containers are also available through our directory listing in a range of convenient sizes. Whatever your transport and storage requirements, iSeekplant can find great value options to suit your needs. Just tell us your project specifications by calling 1300 691 912 or emailing projects@iseekplant.com.au. Alternatively, use the iSeekplant get a quote tool and we can find sea container hire options and quotes.

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Container FAQs

Here's some tips & frequently asked questions on how to find the right container for your job

1. What is a shipping container?

A shipping container is a large reusable steel box or ubiquitous corrugated box used for shipment, storage and handling. Shipping containers come in different sizes; see “what size are shipping containers?” below.

iSeekplant has a nationwide network of suppliers with shipping containers for hire. We are the largest network of container suppliers and experienced container operators in Australia.


2. What are shipping containers made of?

Shipping containers are typically made from steel. They are closed-top, with hinged doors on the sides.


3. Can shipping containers float?

Shipping containers can float for a short time, depending on their size. Standard 20ft containers can take months to sink, whereas larger ones can take weeks or days.


4. What size are shipping containers?

Common sizes of shipping containers are 10ft, 20ft and 40ft. Read more about shipping container sizes in our blog “Shipping Containers – Size Guide”.


5. How much do shipping containers cost to hire?

Typically, prices might start from $120 per month for a standard 20ft container hire. Some companies may charge per week or day with a minimum hire/rent of up to three months.


6. How do I hire a shipping container through iSeekplant?

The simplest way to get a quote for shipping container hire near you is to use iSeekplant’s get a quote tool. Alternatively, call us on 1300 691 912 or email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au

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