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Shipping Containers in Extreme Conditions: Antarctica

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Shipping containers have a number of features that make them extremely good shelters and laboratories for scientists working in the frozen wastes of Antarctica. They can be converted to their end use in a factory environment. This means a whole research station can be built in a factory in somewhere like Australia or South Africa,…

3 Innovative Uses of Solar Powered Shipping Containers

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Shipping container solar power stations are being created for diverse uses. In this post we take a look at how a shipping container solar power station can be used in three ways, as a military solution, getting power where it is badly needed to support communities and for mobile courier delivery in big cities. 1. Military solutions The US Military has recently announced that it…

Keep Out The Cold (Or Heat) By Insulating Your Container Building

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If you are to spend any time in your container building as an office or living space you should always consider insulating the shipping container or containers. This can be done in a number of ways depending on your requirements for the container building and what kind of climate it will be situated in. 4…

9 Ways to Downsize Your Life & Live in a Shipping Container Home

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We’ve all thought about it before – that there is too much clutter in our house and how nice it would be to drastically downsize everything and live a more comfortable lifestyle. But what exactly does it take to downsize your belongings to an amount that you can comfortably fit inside of a modest shipping container…

Shipping Container Microbreweries: Beer in a Really Big Can

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Craft beer is awesome. Shipping containers are awesome. Craft beer being brewed in shipping container breweries? That’s just next level wizardry, but it’s exactly what’s starting to happen as the shipping container microbrewery revolution starts to take hold on city streets around the world. Container brewing systems allow you the opportunity to start or scale up…

Shipping Containers: The Perfect Barn Solution for Aussie Farms

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Are you an Aussie farmer in need of a quick and easy barn or storage solution? A shipping container is probably the fastest, most cost effective and reliable solution. Shipping container barns are springing up around the world and are at home as much on a sheep station as in the Aussie outback. If you’ve…

7 Great Storage Uses for Shipping Containers

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When it comes to storage, shipping containers probably aren’t the first thing you think of. Huge metal boxes, crossing the sea on massive ships, carrying tonnes of cargo from ports crisscrossing the world. But think about it, these great big (and smaller) containers, are often the perfect solution for storing goods, after all, what are…

The Top 10 Shipping Container Articles on the Web

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Look, we love to write articles about shipping containers, and think that we do an absolutely awesome job at it, but we aren’t the only ones doing really cool stuff with shipping containers. Here’s a look at some of what we think are the best shipping container articles and blogposts out there. The Top 10…