Like New or “One Trip Containers” are generally within a year or two of their date of manufacture and are in excellent condition inside and out with very few dings and dents.
While some one trip containers have only taken one trip across an ocean on a container ship, the term “one tripper” is more of a reference to a 1-2 year old container.
One trip containers are generally double the cost of wind and water tight containers, but are great for customers where appearance and condition is extremely important.
Because shipping containers are made from durable steel, managing the rust can significantly extend the useful life of any container (as well as improve the appearance).
In markets where we have reliable maintenance and repair partners, we offer refurbished containers. A refurbished container is a used shipping container that has been cleaned up a bit.
Refurbished containers are painted beige (we may be able to offer grey in some markets, upon request) and inspected to ensure they will be wind/water tight storage containers.
CWO ("Cargo Worthy")
Used shipping containers that are still able to be CSC certified for overseas shipment on container ships. Cargo-worthy or “CWO” containers are generally in a little better shape than WWT containers and are guaranteed to be wind/water tight.
Because containers are exposed to elements and made from steel, all CWO and WWT units will have some surface rust. CWO containers will need a little cosmetic attention, and will have dings/dents. These are one step up from wind and water tight.
Ideal for customers who may or may not paint their container, but still need it to look decent, or customers who need to ship internationally (new CSC inspection required to ship). Please note, CWO containers will still have surface rust and dings/dents.
WWT ("Wind & Water Tight")
Wind and water tight graded used shipping containers are what you’d guess. They don’t leak, and have working doors. However, they probably need some cosmetic work.
These are the lowest cost containers and make great storage for anyone with the ability to pressure wash and paint the shipping containers after they get them.
Wind and water tight containers also work for customers that have little to no concerns about appearance, and just need a dry storage container at the lowest price possible.