20 Foot Shipping Containers – Versatility and Durability


20 ft Shipping Containers have become the most common and popular container units for commercial and private use. This is due to their size being the perfect mix of space for storage and compactness.

They are large enough to store many or bigger items and can fit in smaller spaces – roughly the equivalent of a single car parking space.

At ContainerCo we have 20ft containers as well as 40ft and 10ft shipping containers for sale NZ wide as well as shipping container hire options.

Technical specifications for 20ft shipping containers are as follows:

  • Tare Weight: 2130 kg (approx.)
  • External length: 6.10m
  • External width: 2.44m
  • External height: 2.59m (2.90m for high cubes)
  • Internal length: 5.90m
  • Internal width: 2.35m
  • Internal height: 2.39m (2.684m for high cubes)
  • Capacity: 33.2m3
  • Payload 28, 350 kg
  • Tare weight 30, 500 kg

Uses For 20 ft Containers

Some of the smallest of containers can be used for various things, including:

Shipping Goods 

It’s what they’re made for! Our containers are cargo worthy and wind and watertight and can even come with extra accessories like secure lock boxes for extra security.


The size makes it easier to find a home for the 20 footers than it would for larger options but still provides plenty of room for secure storage.


The possibilities are endless thanks to the plethora of customisation options available today. At ContainerCo we can provide shipping container modifications NZ-wide, just tell us what you need!

20ft Shipping Container

Benefits Of 20 Foot Shipping Containers


The size of these containers provides a lot of storage space for your items but isn’t so big that you’ll struggle to find somewhere to put it.


20 foot sea containers are the standard and thus transporting them should be a breeze.


Our containers are made from high-quality steel, ensuring your items are safe and the containers last a long time.


At ContainerCo we have shipping containers NZ wide in a range of sizes and configurations. Depending on your needs, you can buy or hire on a short or long term basis. 

Whether it’s one container or 20 containers, everyone gets the same quality service at ContainerCo. Subsequently, supply whatever shipping container you require to any location around New Zealand. Your container purchase or hire is backed by our full after-delivery support. 

We have 10,20 and 40ft shipping containers for both sale and hire. We also have a dedicated and highly specialised team of in-house engineers. Therefore, we provide strong and durable shipping container modification solutions. This includes site offices, portable buildings, open-top shippingside opening containers, etc.

Contact us on 0508 73 28 73 or request a free online quote today

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