Container Category: Parts & Accessories

Shipping Container Ramps

Improve access to your container and make loading and unloading by trolley or forklift simple and easy.

  • Heavy and light duty materials
  • Made-to-measure
  • Ideal for access with pallet trucks, trollies, and small machinery
  • Disabled access
  • Easy loading and unloading

If your shipping container ramps have a small step or ledge at the entrance, a ramp can make loading, unloading, and general access much easier for you and your team, whatever the weight of the load. We make bespoke ramps in a huge variety of materials, widths, depths, and lengths, giving you seamless access on foot, with a trolley, forklift or another piece of small machinery. We can also create ramps to improve disabled access to your container too, ensuring everyone can access the personnel doors and enter your container comfortably and easily.

We’ve been in the container business for 40 years

Universal Containers has become one of the UK’s leading container and container accessory suppliers. Talk to our team to order your accessory and find out more about installation.

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Container Steel & Timber Racking

Tidy up and organise your storage container with custom steel or timber shelves that fit perfectly and can carry any weight you require.

We build all our shelving and racking to the specific size and specification you need, whether you need to carry bulky, heavy items or need efficient, organisational space for lots of small, light items. Your shelving can be timber or steel, built to a specific size or depth, adjustable to different heights, and finished in any RAL colour of high-quality paint you choose. The overall effect is a smart and seamless organisation designed specifically for your storage container and its size.

  • Steel or timber racking available
  • High-quality construction
  • Custom sizes and depth options
  • Carry any specific weight
  • Adjustable shelves available
  • High-quality paint finish
  • Your choice of colour

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Universal Containers has become one of the UK’s leading container and container accessory suppliers. Talk to our team to order your accessory and find out more about installation.

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Shipping Container Staircases & Landings

Safely stack and connect multiple containers with custom-built staircases and landings. They’re all made to measure and designed specifically for your containers.

If you have multiple, stacked containers on your site we can build made-to-measure staircases and landings to connect them. This will create plenty of space for your business to store equipment and supplies, serve customers, provide a comfortable space for staff to work and relax, and anything else you need to do. We fabricate every staircase and landing specifically for your containers, so you can guarantee it will fit securely, provide full access to multiple levels, and meet all your specific requirements.

  • Made-to-measure
  • Safe access to multiple storeys
  • Range of sizes and styles available
  • High-quality paint finish in your choice of RAL colour

We’ve been in the container business for 40 years

Universal Containers has become one of the UK’s leading container and container accessory suppliers. Talk to our team to order your accessory and find out more about installation.

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Shipping Container Safety Convention (CSC) Plates

Maintain your container’s CSC approval and validity with plates that last up to 30 months after a successful inspection.

A CSC plate proves your container has been inspected and is safe and ready to ship. Without this you’ll come up against problems at ports and in transit. All new ISO shipping containers have a valid CSC for five years from the date of production, but used containers may not have this. There are two inspection schemes to choose from:

Periodic Examination Scheme (PES)

Containers are given a CSC plate for a maximum of 30 months after an inspection. This will be listed on a sticker showing the date of the last inspection and when the next inspection is due.

Automatic Continuous Examination Program (ACEP)

This is the scheme for you if your containers are regularly repaired and inspected. Every time you check your containers over for signs of damage or wear, you can enter this as an inspection and your container remains valid. Your CSC plate won’t expire or need to be changed.

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Stacking Twist Locks

Securely stack and lock containers on top of each other with galvanised steel stacking twist locks.

  • Secure containers together while stacking
  • Prevents stacked containers from moving or sliding
  • High quality steel construction
  • Galvanised finish
  • 50-tonne breaking load
  • Complies with all relevant health and safety requirements

If you’re shipping stacked containers or stacking containers on your site, it’s essential that they’re secured in place to prevent moving or sliding. Stacking twist locks are fabricated for security and accessibility, with high-quality steel construction and a galvanised finish for long-lasting strength and durability. Your twist locks will have a 50-tonne breaking load and will comply with all health and safety requirements, so you can stack, store, and ship with confidence.

While locked, your containers will withstand any high winds, natural movement, or tampering. Locking and unlocking is easy, giving you the ability to engage or disengage two containers tied together when you need to disconnect them. This is an essential accessory on-site and in transit.

We’ve been in the container business for 40 years

Universal Containers has become one of the UK’s leading container and container accessory suppliers. Talk to our team to order your accessory and find out more about installation.

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