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Shipping Container Modifications in Perth

U-Move Australia are leading suppliers of shipping container modifications in Perth, WA.

We can equip sea containers for all purposes and have worked extensively within the mining, and oil and gas industries. We offer a huge range of custom shipping containers for sale and hire.

Operating for over 15 years, we have developed a reputation for excellence and are proudly recognised as one of the most trusted sea container modification companies not only in Perth, but Australia-wide.

Regardless of your personal or professional needs, U-Move’s chief operator, Craig Savill and his experienced team can customise and modify any shipping container to your exact specifications.

Custom Shipping Container Solutions

Some of our more popular modifications have been in the form of mobile shipping container workshops, laboratories and switch rooms, but we can handle everything from home extensions to portable restrooms and more.

When it comes to cargo container modifications, no project is too big or too small. Our experienced team of custom shipping container builders have the skills and resources required to construct multiple container undercover work areas or smaller scale site offices.

Our sea container modifications are all handled in our Perth workshop facility, where we tailor our top-quality containers to suit your application needs, while also ensuring all relevant industry standards are met.

Our modified shipping containers can be used as:

  • Site offices – container offices are great for construction sites or outdoor workspaces
  • Lab facilities and switch rooms – lab containers are highly popular for mining, oil and gas industry needs
  • Workshops – container workshops offer portable and cheap workspace options
  • Lube rooms – lubrication containers can be designed to your specific fluid management requirements
  • Crib rooms and lunch rooms – customised to meet your specific needs
  • Ablution units – for clean and effective portable restrooms
  • Specialised storage options – container stores are versatile and can be modified to suit any storage requirement.
  • And much more!

Our range of basic storage container modifications include (but are not limited to):

  • Power
  • Air-conditioning
  • Lighting
  • Shelving
  • Windows
  • Roller doors
  • Personal access doors
  • Painting
  • Whirly birds

Modified Shipping Containers for Sale

At U-Move Australia, we sell a huge range of custom-made shipping containers.

As each container is custom manufactured to your exact specifications, there are no limitations to what we can deliver.

If you’re looking to buy a shipping container, simply contact our friendly team to discuss your requirements.

Modified Shipping Containers for Hire

In addition to our standard range of containers, we also offer a variety of modified storage containers for hire.

These options include:

  • Dangerous goods containers
  • Lubrication containers
  • Switch room containers
  • Side opening containers
  • Insulated containers
  • Refrigerated containers
  • Standard, pallet-wide and high cube containers
  • Open top and flat rack containers
  • Super-sized containers
  • Document storage containers (with shelving)

We offer both short and long-term rental options to customers. Each container is lockable, fully sealed and dust, water and vermin-proof.

What are the Benefits of a Modified Shipping Container?

Modified shipping containers are a cost-effective, flexible and portable solution that can save businesses – and even individuals – money on property rental and building costs. They can be designed to suit your needs, giving you the perfect space for your long-term or short-term needs.

For a personalised deal from an experienced industry professional, please do not hesitate to contact Craig Savill on 0419 917 653, or craig@u-move.com.au, and enquire about our modified and custom-built shipping container services.

We are a certified and trusted dealer in the shipping container industry, and can share our experience and knowledge to help create the best option for your storage requirements and portable building needs.


Installing practical shelving units inside your shipping container has a wide-ranging list of benefits and applications. For starters, it creates additional storage space which is practical and easy to access.

Innovative shipping container shelving can help you achieve a neat and organised storage system. This, in turn, can help in reducing inventory times, stocktake and more!


Modifying your shipping container to have interior access to power is a very useful and popular unit modification!

The team at U-Move are experienced in modifying containers to have access to 10, 15 or 32 AMP power access points.

You also have the option of modifying your container to have access to either single or 3-phase power points. Popular uses for power point container modifications include additional living and recreational spaces, workspaces and tool sheds.


U-Move Australia have extensive experience in installing air-conditioning units into storage containers.


Wall-mounted or even recessed-split conditioning systems are a great and energy-efficient way to keep your container warm or cool – depending on the season, and what your use may be.

We highly recommend this container modification if you intend your unit to be worked or lived in.


Insulating your container unit is of vital importance if you intend to spend any length of time in the container. And depending on your day-to-day use, could be integral to your comfort level.

In conjunction with other modifications – such as the right door and window fixtures and air-conditioning – insulating your container unit is a sure-fire way to regulate the interior temperature of your shipping container. A quality insulation will also help you save big on your energy consumption and, ultimately, your power bill!


Installing quality and appropriate lighting will greatly improve the versatility of your container unit, and will have the capacity to turn your unit from a dark storage space into a stylish, functional workspace.

Interior lights are a standard choice, but another great option is security or flood lights for the exterior, allowing you 24-hour access to your unit, as well as an increased level of security.


Often, used container units can have fading or peeling paint jobs, which can look messy and out-dated. Also, depending on where you wish your shipping container unit to be situated, the existing paint job/style may not suit the local environment.

A fresh, custom paint job will increase its visual appeal and can complement the adjacent buildings.

Our painting services are executed professionally, with experienced team members and with the utmost attention to detail.

Roller Doors

Yet another modification that can have you on your way to fully converting your shipping container into a practical living and/or working space, or simply to have ease of access to your storage needs!

With this single modification, your container unit is instantly converted into a highly accessible, functional space. However, not only are roller doors useful, but they also provide a high level of security that other door modifications do not provide.

Roller doors are far easier to access than hinged doors, and less temperamental too! Depending on the size of your container, we can custom make a roller door on any side of the unit to ensure that you have maximum usability and access.


Shipping containers are designed to be sealed storage units – a characteristic which lends very well to the transportation needs of the shipping industry.

When these units are de-commissioned, however, and turned into storage or even living or working spaces, this will no longer suffice.

Often, the interior of an un-modified shipping container can be dark and dingy, with little ventilation. This can lead to a musty, closed-in feel to the interior or the unit. Installing windows on your shipping container will allow natural light into the unit and also improve ventilation. This will become increasingly important the more time you spend in there.

The U-Move Australia team offer a wide-range of window modifications for your shipping container. From double-glazed, to different shapes, to shutters and windows with internal locking systems, your container can be customised to suit your specific needs!

Personal Access Doors

All containers are manufactured with big metal doors at one end. These doors give easy access to the container for the loading of cargo. However, once the container is decommissioned from shipping, the requirements for entry may change.

Your container can be modified to provide whatever access points you require.

Whirly Birds

Whirly Birds are a proven method for providing adequate ventilation for small or closed off spaces. Re-commissioned shipping container units are no different!

If you’re after a stock-standard modification for your container, then the Whirly-Bird is the go! It will help to regulate temperature and air flow inside the container, creating a far more comfortable living and working environment. It will also help to maintain a more regulated environment should you choose to store perishable materials inside your shipping container.

Looking for Shipping Container Modifications in Australia?

Look no further! Contact the professional team at U-Move Australia to find out more about our range of custom sea containers.

Whether you’re looking for modified containers for sale or hire, our friendly team can help.

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