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The latest developments on container homes.

The 20 Foot Shipping Container

The 20 foot shipping container is not only a basic unit of shipping measure, but also an integral building block for container homes. Find out more here!

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Container Housing Companies

Interested in buying or building a shipping container house? Learn about container housing companies and how they can simplify and streamline the process.

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Shipping Container Books

Shipping Container Books and related materials.

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Open Top Containers

Open top containers were designed for easy loading and unloading of the cargo, but open containers have creative and functional uses in shipping container housing and design.

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Shipping Container Costs

Shipping Container Costs and additional expenses to consider before you begin shopping for shipping containers, including new, used and as is containers.

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Shipping Container Standard Dimensions

How big are shipping containers? Everything you need to know on shipping container standard dimensions for ISO containers and speciality containers as well.

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Shipping Container Sizes

Shipping container sizes are varied as is the history behind standardization of container sizing. Explore the various sizes used to build container homes.

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Shipping Container Housing Guide

Looking for a home that's economical, eco-conscious, easy to design and build and just plain cool? Then you're ready to look at Shipping Container Housing Guide

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Projects for Shipping Container Houses and Community Buildings

Shipping container houses and community buildings, projects that make use of the advantages of corrugated shipping containers to build sustainable buildings.

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Locate a Used Shipping Container Online

How to find a used shipping container for sale, information for locating used cargo containers online, and what to look for when buying a second hand container.

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Refrigerated Containers (Reefers)

Refrigerated containers allow all manner of perishable products (meat, fruits, vegetables, pharmaceuticals) to travel around the globe without spoilage.

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Shipping Container Construction: Variation Within Standardization

A history of the unique standardization of shipping container construction, and issues commonly faced when building houses with cargo containers.

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Shipping Containers Housing Benefits

With shipping containers housing takes on an exciting new look over traditional construction methods. Explore the benefits to environment and homeowner alike.

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Shipping Container Drawing Examples

The Shipping Container Drawing: graphics and designs demonstrate the exterior appearance and options for container homes and provide useful planning materials.

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Shipping Container House Plans

Information on Shipping Container House Plans; how to obtain them, why you need them and how they can save you money with your container house project.

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Insulated Shipping Containers

Insulated shipping containers can be used for customized, specific housing and residential storage applications, but there are limitations to their use.

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Tank Containers

Tank containers allow quick delivery through both marine and overland transportation.

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Building with Shipping Containers

An overview of building with shipping containers in residential construction and issues to consider before you begin building your container project.

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Container Cranes

Container cranes, also called ship to shore cranes or gantry cranes, are used to load and unload shipping containers from container cargo ships at global ports.

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Shipping Container House

Information on building a green shipping container house as well as the environmental benefits associated with green housing and repurposing containers.

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Container living: Some Villain Thoughts About a Container Village

Container living could become a solution for current housing crisis. But shipping containers have yet nothing to do with housing in Romania.

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Standardized Shipping Containers History

The history of standardized shipping containers.

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Shipping Containers Industry Overview

The role of shipping containers in transportation and trade globalization is an intriguing one, resulting in standard shipping container sizes used today.

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Shipping Container Specification: The Story of Standardization

The story shipping container specification regarding the standard ISO container sizes, including how and why the five existing sizes were chosen.

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Shipping Container Design for Intermodal Shipping

The computer was critical to shipping container design even in the 1950s at the beginning of the containerization revolution, resulting in standard sizes.

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Container Carriers: Liability Transfer Between Buyer, Seller and Carrier

Agreements and contracts governing the container liability transfer between buyer, seller and container carriers and information on contracting carriers.

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Shipping Containers Used for Sale: Modern Day Green Building Blocks

Shipping containers used for sale are common with containers piling up at ports, but when buying it's important to know what to look for, and avoid.

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Shipping Container Transportation & Handling

Things to consider for shipping container transportation and handling of cargo containers when buying them for use building a container home.

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Shipping Container Manufacturer

Finding a shipping container manufacturer is important if you want to use new containers for your construction project. We show you how to locate them.

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Intermodal Containers

Intermodal containers are useful if one needs a container that can be reused for different multiple purposes (transporting freight, stacking various types of cargo).

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Container Leasing vs Container Owning

The article reveals what container leasing incurs and when it is a good alternative to container owning and also who are the top ranking container leasing companies.

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The lease options of the container leasing company

The container leasing company makes available various container lease options, ranged from short-term spot leases to long-term master leases.

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Shipping container industry-Inefficiencies and risks–Container Leasing Companies

Belonging to container leasing companies or not, inefficiencies and risks like empty containers, fraud, theft and security risks exist.

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Suggestions for New Shipping Container Housing Topics

Questions About Shipping Container Housing that have not been discussed? Tell us what you want to know!

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Submit Your Site to Shipping Container Housing Guide

Submit Your Site to Shipping Container Housing Guide, the guide that provides information on building shipping container houses, current projects and shipping containers themselves.

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Contact us - 'Shipping Container Housing Guide'

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Shipping Container Tracking

The problem of shipping container tracking resulted from the use of various means of transporting goods across a great area of distribution and especially from the large number of shipping units.

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Cargo House

Cool colection of articles related to shipping container housing industry.

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