Relax. Your special cargo is in safe hands.
If your cargo is needs special treatment, look no further. Our world-leading special cargo services will get it to its destination when you need it.
Our feet are in the starting blocks. Just say when.
Whatever you need to ship – from wind turbine blades to chemicals – just let us know. Our special cargo team has been moving special cargo for you, and we’ll get yours safely delivered.
With shorter transit times, frequent services and our stronger inland network, we can move your special cargo across the continent with greater speed and efficiency. And, with the world’s largest shipping network behind us, you know it will always arrive on time.
Is your cargo is too big for a standard box? You’ve come to the right place. From olive trees to locomotives, we’ve moved it all before – and will get your cargo to its destination when you need it.
Put your dangerous cargo in safe hands. Whether you’re shipping pesticides, charcoal or other potentially dangerous cargo, we help you with the entire shipping process, from certification and loss prevention to advice on Dangerous Goods Regulations.
Whatever type of chemical you want to ship, we’ll bring speed, agility and flexibility to your shipping process, to help you to establish a safe, reliable and efficient supply chain.
What do you want to ship?
Special cargo containers
Your special cargo deserves to travel in the perfect container. From flat racks and open tops to reefers, all of our containers are carefully designed to keep your special cargo safe from A to B.
What’s more, if you have a fleet of containers with valid CSC (Convention for Safe Containers) 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 most efficient packing methods.
With Sealand – a Maersk company, you get:
- A wide range of containers at your disposal, including open tops, flat racks and reefers
- Remote Container Management to monitor your cool cargo on the go
- Complete compliance with International Maritime Organisation for Safer Container Standards
20' standard - steel
This is the smallest of our dry containers. However, it still carries a payload of up to 28.3 metric tonnes and has a total capacity of 33 m3 (1170 ft3). It measures 20' x 8' x 8.6'.
|Maximum||62,390 lb||28,300 kg|
|Dimensions||20' x 8' x 8'6"||20' x 8' x 8'6"|
|Door openings, width||7' 8 1/8"||2,340 mm|
|Door openings, height||7' 5 3/4"||2,280 mm|
|Internal length||19' 4 1/4"||5,898 mm|
|Internal, width||7' 8 5/8"||2,352 mm|
|Internal, height to load line||7' 5 3/4"||2,393 mm|
|Weight, gross||67,200 lb||30,480 kg|
|Weight, tare||5,030 lb||2,180 kg|
40' open top high cube
Our special open top containers are available in lengths of 20’ and 40’ and have been designed for over-sized cargo that does not fit into a standard container. They are equipped with removable roof bows and tarpaulin covers, and the cargo can easily be secured with lashing bars and bull rings.
|Maximum||62,610 lb||28,400 kg|
|Dimensions||40' x 8' x 9'6"||40' x 8' x 9'6"|
|Door openings, width||7'8 - 1/8"||2,340 mm|
|Door openings, height||0||0 mm|
|Internal length||39'5-45/64"||12,032 mm|
|Internal, width||7'8-19/32"||2,352 mm|
|Internal, height to load line||8’ 8 4/9”||2,653 mm|
|Weight, gross||71,650 lb||30,480 kg|
|Weight, tare||9,040 lb||4,100 kg|
40 high Flat rack Collapsible
Maersk has specific equipment for heavy cargo that requires special attention, or does not fit into a standard container. We provide flat racks in length of 20’ and 40’, with fixed or collapsible end-walls. This equipment is suitable for top or side loading, and ideal for items such as heavy machinery, pipes and boats.
|Maximum||0 lb||47,300 kg|
|Dimensions||40’ x 8’ x 9’6”||40’ x 8’ x 9’6”|
|Door openings, width||0 mm|
|Door openings, height||0 mm|
|Internal length||38’ 2 ¾”||11,630 mm|
|Internal, width||7’ 9 7/16”||2,440 mm|
|Internal, height to load line||7’ 4 29/30”||2,260 mm|
|Weight, gross||115,742 lb||52,500 kg|
|Weight, tare||11,464 lb||5,200 kg|
Kindly note dimensions vary with container series – for dimensions of specific unit, please contact your local Sealand - A Maersk Company office.