20ft shipping containers
The 20ft container is the standard sized shipping container and is the most popular sized container when it comes to sales and hires. The 20ft shipping container is an extremely versatile product that has ample room to provide additional storage for the home, office or building site. They are also available in a variety of conditions and grades from New to Economy. The 20ft containers can also be accessorised in a number of different ways with vents, ramps, shelving, electrics, plumbing and more.
20ft Shipping Container for Hire
The 20ft shipping container is designed and constructed for the transportation of general cargo at sea and on land (road or rail) throughout the world, and will be suitable for the environmental conditions imposed by those modes of transport. All materials used in the construction are able to withstand extreme temperatures ranging from -40C to +70C without effect on container’s strength and watertightness
- Constructed with steel frames, fully vertically corrugated steel side and end walls, die-stamped corrugated steel roof, wooden or bamboo flooring, corrugated double hinged doors
- Made from extremely tough Corten Steel
- Exterior x 3 coats of Paint. Interior 2 x coats of paint
- Marine Plywood Floor or Bamboo Floor with a Polyurethane Finish
- Lockbox – For added security (only on new)
- Full door seals to ensure weather tightness and vermin proof.
- Forklift Pockets – For onsite moves
- Easy Open Door or Double Locking Gear
Delivery Options: Swing lift Truck, Hiab truck or Flat deck. Flat deck delivery is the cheapest option but does require the customer to have a site crane or forklift.
Length 6058mm, Width 2438mm, Height 2591mm
Length 5900mm, Width 2352mm, Height 2393mm
Need help with dimensions? View our dimensions page
Need help with container grades? View our grades guide
Frequently asked questions
Do you have second hand 20ft containers for hire?
Yes, as well as offering new (one way trip) 20ft shipping containers for hire, we also have a range of second hand shipping containers of different grades from Standard to Economy Grade. More information about the different grades can be found above.
What can 20ft containers be used for?
The real question is what can’t 20ft containers be used for. Easily the most commonly used type of container, the 20ft shipping container has been the go-to choice for the transportation and storage of goods for decades. They are also frequently used for container modification and are able to be converted into cafes, bars, restaurants, offices, retail stores, sleep outs, homes and more.
Can I use them for shipping my personal effects overseas or around the country?
Yes, we can assist with both options. For international purposes, your container will need to have the correct certification. All New NZBOX containers come with a standard 5 year international certificate. For second-hand containers we can arrange a 12 month certificate for a small fee. For domestic transport, NZBOX can arrange this anywhere around the country using our container relocations service.
Check our containers for sale!
We have a great range of containers for sale with everything from 20ft containers, high cube containers, reefer containers and more
Need more than just a container?
Check out our accesories. Everything from shelving to padlocks