Container Hire

40ft Shipping Container Rentals in Southampton

At Shipping Containers of Southampton, we proudly provide an extensive range of rental options for new and used 40ft shipping containers. These containers are versatile and suitable for various applications, including storage, transportation, and bespoke projects.

We are dedicated to serving the needs of individuals and businesses in Hampshire and surrounding areas by offering high-quality containers at competitive rental prices, complemented by our efficient delivery services.

For more information about our rental containers or to discuss your specific requirements, contact our expert team at 0330 0130 636.

Specifications of 40ft Standard Containers for Rent

  • Wind and Waterproof, ensuring safe transport and storage
  • Adheres to international shipping standards
  • Designed for flexible storage solutions
  • Features a robust and secure locking system
  • Includes durable, heavy-duty flooring to bear substantial loads
Feature Imperial Measurements Metric Measurements
Maximum Payload 63,640 lb 28,870 kg
External Dimensions (LxWxH) 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal Volume 2,366 cubic feet 67 m3
Door Opening Width 7' 8 1/8" 2.340 m
Door Opening Height 7' 5 1/2" 2.274 m
Internal Length 39' 5 11/16" 12.032 m
Internal Width 7'8 1/2" 2.350 m
Internal Height (to load line) 7' 10 7/32" 2.393 m
Gross Weight 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,010 lb 3,630 kg

Key Facts About Renting 40ft Containers

The 40ft shipping container is popular for transporting and storing dry cargo efficiently and securely. It typically accommodates up to 25 EUR pallets, each measuring 120 x 80 cm, with a maximum payload capacity of 28,870 kilograms, offering ample space for various needs.

Although slightly less than the 40ft container, the 20ft version still has a significant payload capacity of 25,000 kilograms. The total internal volume of our 40ft container is an impressive 67 cubic meters, making it an ideal choice for large-scale storage and transportation projects.

To inquire further or to receive a customised rental quote, please use our quote form or contact our container team at 0330 0130 636.