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The Gateway Gazette

The Gateway Gazette is the most informative and interesting shipping container blog online. Chock full of handy tips and tricks and insight from Australia’s leading container company on what’s new, used and modified in the shipping container industry.

Find out how containers can save you money, how to choose which modifications would best suit your needs, view container designs, see creative container uses and read about the latest container trends from around the world. Check out some of the articles to see why our team loves shipping containers!

Shipping Containers: A Medical Clinic in a Box


Disease and illness have no boundaries. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, there’s a chance of getting sick and needing urgent medical attention. The problem is, there are many places that it’s simply impossible to build a medical clinic quickly and cost effectively, be it in harsh climates, developing nations or conflict…


Urban Agriculture & Shipping Containers – A Greenhouse in a Box


Shipping containers have been used to transport food and fresh produce around the world since they first hit the seas over 60 years ago. Times are changing however, and shipping containers are no longer being used just to transport food – they are being used to grow it. Shipping container farms are increasing in popularity…


Simple Steps To Prevent Shipping Container Condensation

Condensation (afternoon)

Every year millions of tonnes of cargo are stored and transported in shipping containers, and massive amounts of products are damaged or spoiled due to Shipping Container Condensation and moisture build ups that are often referred to as “container rain” or “container sweat”. Container sweat occurs when the walls of the container are cooled to a…


6 Step Guide to Shipping Container Maintenance

Sharpest tool in the shed

Shipping containers are designed to withstand harsh marine environments when sailing the world on top of container ships, on the back of lorries and trains, and in storage at the port. They are generally constructed from steel, with stainless steel fittings, floors that are treated to prevent rotting and paint that prevents corrosion. That said,…


Summer Is Around The Corner. Keep Your Stock Chilled In A Shipping Container


Summer is just around the corner, and so are hot temperatures, meaning higher wastage of perishable stock, be it in storage or in transport. Believe it or not, somewhere around 10% of perishable goods are wasted in transport or storage – waste that can be reduced or even eliminated by using properly cooled storage and…


Shipping Containers Help Combat Child Poverty & Neglect in Myanmar


Brisbane based community charity organisation MyKids aims to send three or more shipping containers full of health, school and office supplies to help support youth in need in Myanmar every year.They are able to do this with the continued help and support of a Brisbane based shipping container company – Gateway Container Sales and Hire….


Shipping Containers for Hunting & Fishing


Hunting and fishing in the great outdoors are favourite pastimes for Aussie blokes around the country. It doesn’t matter whether you are into fly fishing on the side of a stream, taking the boat out to the lake or sea, duck hunting with the dogs or going bush for some deer or pig hunting. You need somewhere warm…


Brisbane Container Storage Business Supports Local School


Gateway Container Sales supports the Wooloowin State School Fete with secure storage solution. Wooloowin State School turned 100 on the 15th September and Gateway Container Sales was there to help them celebrate. With such an important occasion, the school was in need of some extra container storage space. Gateway Container Sales provided a twenty foot container…