Container Sales & Rentals

Omega Container offers the services of container sales, rentals, conversions, cabotage and cross-hauls.

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Cabotage Services

When Omega was founded in 1997, the intention was to concentrate on this service. By definition, cabotage is, “the re-positioning of empty containers, from an area of surplus, to an area of shortage”.

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Crosshaul Services

Cross-hauls, are simply the movement of empty containers from depot to depot, depot to terminal, or terminal to depot.

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Container Sales

Both new & used containers are offered for sales in Durban, Cape Town, Gauteng (Johannesburg), Pretoria and Port Elizabeth, Durban is the main distribution Centre. We try to keep a healthy stock of the most common sizes and types of containers such as 20’GP /40’GP and 40’HC. We also hold a selection of specialized equipment such as hard tops, open tops, easy loaders, flat racks and office containers.

Speedy deliveries to site can be arranged throughout South Africa

Container Rentals

In terms of Container Rentals, our specialty is the domestic market, with many of our client being house hold names and blue chip companies. However, some of our rental containers are being used for traffic to neighbouring states by sea and road. Generally, used containers are deployed for rental. As far as possible, these containers are re-sprayed and painted in Omega Container’s characteristic light grey colour. Our rental office containers consist of two windows, a side door, fluorescent light, plug points, earth leakage and distribution board. Some have air-conditioning and some do not. Speedy deliveries to site can be arranged throughout South Africa

Container Conversions

Omega Container offers an almost unlimited variety of conversion and modification. We have undertaken some high end, up-market, sophisticated conversions for certain exclusive customers. We are always happy to sit down and design a proposal for each new project. In addition to conversion and modification we have also undertaken branding projects for corporate clients.

Crosshauls

Cross-hauls, are simply the movement of empty containers from depot to depot, depot to terminal, or terminal to depot.

CSC Certifications

Export Compliant Seaworthy Second-Hand Containers

Supplying second-hand containers in JHB, CPT, DBN to the clearing & forwarding industry since 1998. Neutralization and CSC certification done by independent surveyors.

Cabotage

By definition, cabotage is, “the re-positioning of empty containers, from an area of surplus, to an area of shortage”. This can be done via vessels, trains or trucks.

Omega specializes in road cabotage (trucks). Transporters find the surplus availability of empty containers very useful for many reasons.

MAJOR DONATION RECIPIENTS

Why is Re-Using Shipping Containers Eco-Friendly/Green?

The answer is simple; re-using any item or product has the least impact on the environment & so, is eco-friendly. The ultimate goals of sustainability are to Reuse, Reduce and Recycle. Shipping containers are made of highly resistant COR-TEN steel have been used in thousands of projects around the world as the building blocks for a wide variety of buildings such as:

Classrooms
Site Offices
Telephone/Cellular Kiosk
Libraries
Computer Rooms
Laboratories
Spaza Shops
Gate Control Offices
Clinics
Mixed Use Centres

Are you ready to be part of something meaningful? Contact us today!

Omega Container The company is excellent in service, delivery, and helping the client to the clients needs. I would refer them to anyone wishes to purchase a container. Their boys Robert & Richard did a wonderful job place the container exactly where we wanted it. Well Done.

Astrid Riddle

Client

Professional & efficient service. Order placed yesterday, delivery done today without any hassles. Thank you very much!

Tammy De Oliveira

Client

Very Happy Clients taking delivery of a 20′ GP Second Hand container via crane truck to Umgababa. This is what we strive for!