Dry Cargo

DRY CARGO

Dry cargo and partial shipments | Ocean Gate Logistics

Our dry cargo service provides the support and equipment to move some of the world’s most commonly traded commodities.

Bring speed and agility to your shipping process

Shipping Special Cargo | Maersk

With Sealand – A Maersk Company, you can easily move your commodities, from coal to cars, using our growing, world-leading dry cargo services. 

Go ahead, tap into your markets across the continent with greater speed, agility, and flexibility. Our larger cargo fleet, shorter transit times, more frequent connections, and stronger inland network are here to ensure that your logistics are fully optimized. 

We ensure that you enjoy:

  • A stronger network and more frequent regional connectivity
  • Superior inland services
  • Flexibility in terms of route planning and rescheduling
  • Dedicated local teams to promptly assist you with workflows

What do you want to ship?

Agriculture

Apparel and footwear

Automotive

Coffee

Electronics

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The perfect container for your cargo

If you have cargo to move, we have a container for it. At Sealand, our containers are thoughtfully designed to maximize space, minimize your costs, and retain product quality.

What’s more, if you have a fleet of containers with valid Convention for Safe Containers (CSC) plates, we can help you move them with greater ease.

Get in touch with your local team today to get instant help with selecting the best container and the most efficient packing methods.

  • All of our container types and sizes are at your disposal 
  • All of our containers comply with Convention for Safe Containers (CSC) standards as stipulated by the International Maritime Organisation

Container specifications:

20′ standard – steel

Payload: 28,300 kg

Capacity: 33m3 (1,165 ft3)

40′ standard – steel

Payload: 28,800 kg

Capacity: 67m3 (2,390 ft3)

40′ high – steel

Payload: 28,690 kg

Capacity: 76m3 (2,700 ft3)

45′ high – steel

Payload: 27,650 kg

Capacity: 85m3 (3,036 ft3)

Dry cargo

From designer clothing to iron ore, we’ll ensure that your cargo reaches its destination on time and in peak condition.

Our dry cargo service provides the support and equipment to move some of the world’s most commonly traded commodities.
Our dry cargo service is the simplest and most common one we offer. It has been developed to ensure the safe and efficient shipment of any containerised cargo.

For most of our customers, this service provides the support and equipment to move some of the world’s most commonly traded commodities such as paper, white-goods, and scrap metals; however, we understand that not all cargoes are quite this straightforward.

During our 40 years of experience, we’ve learned how to safely handle, stow and transport more complex cargoes, in turn allowing us to extend our dry cargo services to customers looking to ship food-grade, hazardous, and rare/precious cargoes.

Hazardous cargo

When we transport your hazardous cargo, we take the whole supply chain into consideration. From offering specialist training to our drivers, to the careful planning of container stowage on our vessels, we’ve established our operations to limit the risks associated with this type of cargo.

Food-grade cargo

We have an extensive inventory of reefer containers for food products that require refrigeration or freezing during transit. We also prepare our standard containers for other food-grade products to ensure we maintain the optimum condition of your cargo. Each container is dehumidified, offering you peace-of-mind that we can deliver your cargo in the same condition as it was received.

Rare and precious cargo

We understand that transporting rare or precious cargo can be stressful. When you work with PFC you can be assured that your cargo is traveling in safe hands, supported by a company with over 40 years of experience.

Please note that due to its bespoke nature, this service is subject to application. For further information please contact your local PFC agent.

Shipping dry cargo with PFC

Supported by our established global fleet of over 2.5 million containers, we offer the equipment, know-how, and experience to safely handle your cargo. But what really makes our dry cargo service stand out is our team of over 24,000 dedicated employees. We provide our staff with specialist training to enable them to confidently handle all inquiries regarding our dry cargo services, so you can be assured that our local teams are on-hand when you need them.

Get in touch for more information and bookings

Whether we are transporting a rare or precious item or scrap metal, we treat all cargo with the utmost care and attention because we understand that whatever the cargo is, it matters to you.

Simple, Yet Important Dry Cargo Containers

Dry storage containers are used by a huge assortment of businesses and corporations to transport some of the most frequently traded merchandise in the world. Because they have a virtually unlimited number of uses, dry storage containers are among our most commonly requested shipping containers. Since it is requested so often, we work hard to ensure fast, safe, reliable shipment of dry cargo containers.

What Products Can Dry Cargo Containers Store and Transport?

We use the highest standards to control and maintain the dry cargo shipping containers businesses and consumers depend on to move a plethora of products from Point A to Point B, and, finally, to retailer’s shelves. Although dry cargo consists of the following items, this list is in no way exhaustive:• Tin
• Iron
• Salt
• Coal
• Sand
• Steel
• Grain
• Paper
• Cement
• Metal Ore
• Scrap Metal
• White-Goods

Again, this list is only a starting point. At Advanced Container Company, we know every business is different and you might need to ship dry cargo that isn’t on the list above. If you need to transport it, we can do it for you. In fact, in some cases, dry cargo shipping containers can be used to safely haul hazardous materials, food-grade cargo, and rare and precious cargo. While this might entail applications, regulation compliance, and some restrictions and limitations, we’re here to help guide you through that process.

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