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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!

8 Amazing Shipping Container Restaurant Conversions (You’ll Want To Eat At Them All)


We love great food, and we love awesome shipping container conversions even more – so what better way than to combine them and explore some of the best shipping container restaurants around the world! Shipping containers are after all part of the supply chain for almost all food that arrives in the country from overseas,…


Electrical Fitouts: 7 Reasons to Use Modified Shipping Containers


You’ve spent ten’s of thousands of dollars on sensitive electrical equipment such as computer servers, power generators, switch rooms or control systems for your business and you will need somewhere to safely store and operate it. Many businesses will have custom rooms built into their facilities, but what happens if you don’t have the space available to expand…


12 Simple Steps To Building Your Shipping Container Home

HVHomes office building.

Building a house isn’t easy – and while building with shipping containers does speed up the process, it still requires a lot of thought and planning. To make things easier we’ve put together this simple guide to get you on the way towards domestic bliss inside your very own container home. Here is what you…


ZieglerBuild’s Unique Shipping Container Home


After his house was affected by the Brisbane floods, builder Todd Miller of ZieglerBuild set about a massive construction project of the scale that belongs in TV shows such as grand designs. Alongside his artist wife, he designed, planned and built the largest shipping container home in Australia, a mansion style property constructed from 31 individual…


4 Unique Second Hand Shipping Container Churches

Holy Name Church

Second hand shipping containers have been recycled into a wide variety of buildings around the world, from boutique hotels, student accommodation, schools and restaurants – but have you ever considered a church, temple or mosque constructed from shipping containers? The ease of transport, low cost and versatility of a used shipping container makes the ideal…


The GCS Guide to Purchasing Your First Shipping Container

Containers, Port of Rotterdam

New and used shipping containers are ideal solutions for temporary or long term storage, mobile offices, temporary buildings or even the basic building blocks for container homes. But with so many options, grades and shipping container modifications available, it’s incredibly easy to get confused and not know where to start. Gateway Container Sales & Hire…


Icy Cold: 3 Shipping Container Solutions in Antarctica


Since their inception over 50 years ago, shipping containers have made their way all over the globe, even reaching the South Pole, one of the coldest places on earth. Today shipping containers are used for a wide variety of applications in Antarctica and are ideal due to their low cost, ease of transport and versatility….