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Shipping Container Shelters


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2-week delivery turn-around and 1 day estimated install time. 


Made in Australia to suit Australian conditions.


Your investment is backed by a 10 year warranty.

Advantages of a shipping container shelter

A shipping container shelter is perfect for storing equipment, machinery, vehicles or materials on your site. What’s more, they’re made using components that can be disassembled so you can move your shelter if you need.

Cost-effective protection of workspaces, vehicles, machinery and materials.

Flexible options for inside or outside container mounting.

Durable steel construction.

Range of sizes and accessories available to suit your needs.

Shipping Container Shelters

Shipping container shelters transform unused space into covered and protected areas. Attaching to existing (or new) shipping containers, shelters are cost effective and come in kit form with instructions for set up.

Rural Shipping Container Shelters

Rural shipping container shed shelters are flexible in design and offer a practical, hybrid solution for shed and shelter requirements on rural properties. With standard and premium roofing options, these shelters are built to look good. Rural shed shelters are made extremely durable to suit tough climates..

Use a container shelter to create:

  • Covered sheds
  • Storage space
  • Vehicle parking & maintenance areas
  • Site offices & assembly areas
  • Crib rooms/dining areas
  • Workshops
  • Farm equipment protection
  • Outdoor inventory storage
  • Washing, service or medical bays
  • and much more!

Whatever your protective needs might be, Container Traders have got you covered. With a huge range of sizing options available the perfect shipping container shelter is ready and waiting. A container shelter is the ideal solution for general storage of vehicles, machinery, equipment, or for creating recreational areas. If you need extra height inside, you can even stack the shipping container anchors – making storage of oversized goods even easier.

Vehicle protection
Covered storage
Sheltered work area


Use accessories to modify the container shelter to better suit your site specifications and shelter requirements.

A shipping container shelter is a cost-effective, inventive option for protection of goods on residential and commercial sites. With Container Traders range of optional accessories, you're able to tailor your container shelter to meet your unique needs. Choose to add partial or full end walls on one or both ends of your shelter to create a completely enclosed space - the modification is up to you.

Partial Endwall
Full Endwall
Colorbond options


  • Simple, low cost construction/installation
  • Durable, corrosion resistant and wind-proof manufacturing
  • Options for different foundations, suited to your site
  • Various size options to suit your requirements
  • Relocatable if required
  • Efficient weather protection for your materials and equipment
  • Cost effective protection of your vehicles or materials
  • Complete coverage from sun, with natural light and low radiant heating

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Container Shelters FAQs

  • What can I use a shipping container shelter for?

    Shipping Container shelters can be used to create a covered and protected space between two shipping containers. The combination of the shelter and the containers provides a complete solution of secure storage and a large protected area.

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  • How are the shelters assembled?

    Shipping container shelters are traditionally constructed using two (or more) traditional shipping containers that are used to anchor a larger, fabric dome or metal shed shelter. The shelter is fastened to the roof of the containers and, depending on which size you’ve selected, can be simply bolted on or welded to the top rail securely.

    Full installation instructions for your container shelter will be provided. Constructing your Container Shelter is a process we have simplified for to ensure the fastest and easiest installation takes place on your site. Depending on the level of help you have, shipping container shelters can be set up in less than a day. If you require assistance in assembling your contianer shelter you may wish to engage a local tradesperson.


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  • Are container shelters permanent?

    Shipping container shelters are completely relocatable. Particularly when bolted rather than welded, the shelters can be easily removed and relocated to new locations as desired. Leave them in place for as long as required or relocate when needed – it’s totally up to you..

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  • Can I get accessories for the shelter?

    Yes, we have accessories for you to customise your shipping container shelter to suit your needs. You can choose for a partial end wall (for dome shelters), full end wall (for all shelters), colorbond options (for rural shelters) and guttering (for rural shelters).

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  • How do I prepare to set up the shelter?

    The most important step is to ensure that your shipping containers are on a suitable level surface, with the required spacing gap to fit the container shelter. Our helpful staff can advise you of the requirements and if your shelter will require foundation anchorage or ballast weight so you can prepare your container area. 

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  • How high can shipping container shelters be?

    Using standard height shipping containers, our express range container shelter domes are up to 7 metres high. you can increase the height of shelters by having high cube shipping containers or stacking containers on top of each other. Our knowledgeable staff can advise if this is a suitable option for your selected shelter.

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