Shipping Containers

Buy or rent a shipping container with confidence from Singapore’s leading container supplier!

Scroll down below to learn about the different conditions of containers, the types of shipping containers, customisation, add-ons & services. If you don’t find what you need then contact us right away!

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Competitive Prices

Choose shipping containers from 3 different conditions: new, cargoworthy and wind-water-tight. If there are lower prices elsewhere, let us know.

Quality Checks

No matter new or used, all containers are checked before delivery.

One Stop Service

Containers can be customised, modified or repaired. There are many add-ons to enhance it which we can provide supply & installation services for.

Rental options

Need a container urgently for a short period of time? No worries, we have regular stocks so you can count on us.

Container Conditions (click images for more sample photos)

Clean and rust free

  • Minimal surface rust; Neglibile dents
  • 95% mark free
  • Clean with minimal mark or scratches on flooring (<2mm in depth)
  • One-way container is also available.

Used (Wind Water Tight)
Fit for normal cargo on the road

WWT containers occasionally shares similarities to cargoworthy containers in terms of conditions. It offers savings for those that do not require a valid CSC plate which is often essential for overseas shipping.

Best value for storage only

  • Fresh coat of industrial paint on exterior & interior
  • Moderate delamination on flooring
  • Contains non-original wall panels, door or parts
Containers are sold or leased as per its existing paint condition. Enquire about painting and sticker wrapping services now >>

Types of Shipping Containers

The most common ‘sizes’ of standard shipping containers are referred to as 20ft and 40ft in length and 8ft in width. Please note these are not actual measurements and refer to dimensions below for a more accurate indication.

General Purpose Containers

The most common type of shipping container is the General Purpose (GP) Container and it is also known as dry container, ISO container, sea container, container van, dry van etc. In general, shipping containers are made of corten steel which help it withstand the elements of nature. They also come with floorboards made of marine plywood and steel locking bars for its double leaf swing door. New containers direct from factory as well as used containers are available for sale or rental.

10ft 20ft 40ft

GP Container Dimensions (approx.)

10ft GP Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H): 2.99m x 2.44m x 2.59m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H): 2.84m x 2.35m x 2.39m
Door Aperture (W x H): 2.34m x 2.28m
Maximum Gross Weight: 10,000 kg
Empty Weight: 1,000 kg
Net Load: 9,000 kg
Capacity: 15.95 cbm
20ft GP Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H) 6.058m x 2.438m x 2.591m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H) 5.900m x 2.348m x 2.385m
Door Aperture (W x H) 2.340m x 2.275m
Maximum Gross Weight 30,480kg
Empty Weight 2,275kg
Net Load 28,280kg
Capacity: 33.04 cbm
40ft GP Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H) 12.192m x 2.438m x 2.591m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H) 12.032m x 2.348m x 2.385m
Door Aperture (W x H) 2.340m x 2.275m
Maximum Gross Weight 32,500kg
Empty Weight 3,700kg
Net Load 28,800kg
Capacity: 67.34 cbm

High Cube Containers

High cube containers are 300mm or 1 ft higher than the standard GP containers but the extra head space of 1 ft makes it useful for large cargo. The uses of 20ft and 40ft High Cube Containers are getting popular. As per a standard GP container, high cube containers are secure, wind and water tight to prevent cargo and items from damage. The extra ceiling height also makes it more spacious for shipping container housing and other customized container space solutions.

20ft 40ft

High Cube Container Dimensions (approx.)

20ft High Cube Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H): 6.06m x 2.44m x 2.9m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H): 5.96m x 2.35m x 2.69m
Door Aperture (W x H): 2.34m x 2.58m
Maximum Gross Weight: 30,480 kg
Empty Weight / Tare Weight: 2,100 kg
Net Load / Max Payload: 28,380 kg
Capacity: 37.4 cbm
40ft High Cube Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H) 12.2m x 2.44m x 2.90m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H) 12.03m x 2.35m x 2.69m
Door Aperture (W x H) 2.34m x 2.58m
Maximum Gross Weight 32,500kg
Empty Weight / Tare Weight 3,890kg
Net Load / Max Payload 28,610kg
Capacity: 75.95 cbm

Reefer Containers

A refrigerated container (“reefer”), is a well insulated ISO shipping container which consists of air cooling compressor with the function to set fixed temperatures between -25 to +25 degree Celsius. They are used for shipping or storing temperature sensitive cargoes such as fruits & seafood. 

20ft 40ft

Reefer Container Dimensions (approx.)

20ft Reefer Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H): 6,058m x 2.438m x 2.591m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H): 5,456m x 2.290m x 2.276m
Door Aperture (W x H):

Cargo Access Height:

2.290m x 2.264m
Maximum Gross Weight: 30,480kg
Empty Weight: 2,600kg – 3,130kg
(depending on reefer unit)
Net Load: 27,350kg – 27,470kg
(depending on reefer unit) 
40ft High Cube Reefer Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H) 12.192m x 2.438m x 2.896m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H) 11.590m x 2.290m x 2.557m
Door Aperture (W x H) 2.290m x 2.596m
Maximum Gross Weight 35,000kg
Empty Weight 4,180kg – 4,710kg
(depending on reefer unit)
Net Load 30,290kg – 30,400kg
(depending on reefer unit)

Open Top Containers

As the name suggests, Open Top containers allow for opening on the top of container so as to allow storage of bulky oversized cargoes which cannot be contained within height of standard shipping containers. “Soft” open top containers come with detachable tarpaulin that can be lashed in place with cords through its eyelets. Such containers are designed to let cranes or tippers to load from the top and have roof bows to supports the roof so as to keep the walls intact for added strength.


Open Top Container Dimensions (approx.)

20ft Open Top Container
Exterior dimensions (L x W x H): 6.058m x 2.438m x 2.591m
Interior dimensions (L x W x H): 5.613m x 2.218m x 2.213m
Door Aperture (W x H): 2.343m x 2.280m
Maximum Gross Weight: 34,000kg
Empty Weight: 2,740kg
Net Load: 31,260kg

Container Customisation & Modifications

Engineering & Shipping

Discuss with us your ideas as we conduct prefabrication & prepare necessary works to optimise resources.

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Make the right choice with OSG, a reputed supplier:

  • One of the leading shipping container suppliers in Singapore;
  • More than 10 years of experience;
  • Served more than 500 companies;
  • Delivered over 1000 containers each year;
  • Quality & service delivery you can count on;
  • Genuine service & reasonable pricing;
  • Optimal resource planning; 
  • Buyback assurance

Useful Information

Rental options

Rent a shipping container if you only need it for a short period of time!  Simply let us know your rental duration when you enquire with us.


In order to achieve a one-stop service for our customers, we provide delivery and unloading containers upon request. Our sales team will try our best to advise the most cost-effective method according to your site access, environment and conditions. You are also welcome to arrange your own transportation to pick up your containers.


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