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40ft Shipping Containers

Royal Wolf's 40ft shipping containers for hire or sale are extremely durable and secure and is resistant to wind, water and vermin. These attributes make a Royal Wolf 40ft shipping container an ideal product for strong and safe storage.

Royal Wolf's new 40ft shipping containers have been shipped to Australia containing cargo in order to reduce shipping costs and often referred to as "one trip". They may arrive with slight scratches, scuff-marks or minor dents. Our one trip containers can be certified for International Shipping or Domestic Rail travel at no additional charge

For 40ft shipping container dimensions, container weight, please see the specifications tab below.

Royal Wolf offer 40ft shipping containers are available for hire or can be purchased outright.

For all your shipping container enquires or needs please call us on 1300 651 700.

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Wind, water and vermin proof, Royal Wolf 20ft and 40ft shipping containers will safely and securely store all your excess personal and business items. Constructed from heavy grade corrosion resistant steel, they are easy to install, fully lockable, entirely portable and versatile for many applications. With a wide range of customisation options available including lighting, ventilation, shelving and more, Royal Wolf containers are also the contemporary way to add extra leisure space to enhance your lifestyle at home.


Dimensions of 40ft general purpose Shipping Container

External   Internal  
Length 12.19m Length 12.03m
Width 2.44m Width 2.35m
Height 2.59m Height 2.39m
Weight 3,660kg Weight 3,660kg
Cubic Capacity 67.7m3    

Dimensions of 40ft High Cube Shipping Container

External   Internal  
Length 12.19m Length 12.03m
Width 2.44m Width 2.35m
Height 2.90m Height 2.70m
Weight 3,890kg Weight 3,890kg
Cubic Capacity 76.4m3    


Ideal for storing personal effects, business documents, sporting equipment, tools, machinery and just about anything else, Royal Wolf can provide the answer to all of your storage needs.

Delivery Instructions


The tilt tray truck is ideal for delivery to many locations. The container is loaded on the truck in the direction requested ensuring the unit will be in the correct position once delivered. The truck must reverse to the delivery point where the tray of the truck tilts to the ground and the container slides off the back.

  • 6m Tilt Tray Clearance Requirements:
  • Height – 4.8m (16ft)
  • Width – 3m (10ft)
  • Length – 18m (59ft)


The side loader truck delivers the container by picking it up from the trucks tray at each end of the unit and lowering it onto the site directly next to the trucks’ tray. This method is ideal for delivery of containers that need to fit into constricted spaces. It is important to consider which way the container should be loaded onto the truck as it can only be unloaded from the right hand (drivers’) side.

  • 6m Side Loader Clearance Requirements:
  • Height – 4.5m (15ft)
  • Width – 6m (20ft)
  • Length – 10m (33ft)
  • 12m Side Loader Clearance Requirements:
  • Height – 4.5m (15ft)
  • Width – 6m (20ft)
  • Length – 16m (53ft)


This delivery method is used when neither a tilt tray or side loader truck can access the site. Crane truck delivery allows for containers to be delivered over obstructions such as fences.

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