Shipping Containers for Sale in Boston MA from GregCortezz's blog

Boston, Massachusetts is a located in America’s northeastern region New England and is a coastal deep water port and shipping container depot location and transportation hub where intermodal Conex boxes are transported both by rail and road throughout the city. Boston’s extensive network of both railroad freight routes and interstate highway system make Boston a hub for container shipping in the USA. Conex Depot stock shipping containers at two Boston storage facilities. The main depot is located at Mansfield at zip code 02048. The second is off the 122A in Worcester, MA.

Boston Shipping Container Construction Projects

The Boston and Providence based architecture and construction firm Stack + Co deals with custom designed cargo container projects that make us rethink how used shipping containers for sale Charleston may be repurposed. Intermodal containers are used to create prefabricated manufactured workspaces, which are renovated offsite and then transported onsite for easy assembly and use.

Sweet & Salty Farm – a 3,000 square-foot farm put together of three different container systems with two large pieces. The modular container spaces are home to a milking parlor for the dairy cows and the special cheese making space. The black barn features high temperature control areas that control the heating and cooling required for the ‘cheese cave’ – a cheese aging room and walk-in freezer to store the product.
The Warp House is what the developers named the 1,800 square-foot sized container home in a rural area of Wellfleet on Cape Cod. Warp House is comprised of three separate pieces which were initially renovated off site and transported on a truck to the site where a crane maneuvered them in place before finally assembly.

The Box Office, a fifteen thousand square-foot commercial building built using used shipping containers has been cleverly named The Box Office. This shipping container office is constructed of sea containers that were modified offsite and placed at the project site in the short time of just three days. The Box Office in Providence and was the first multi-story shipping container building in the United States.

The Port of Boston has come a long way since the Boston Tea Party incident in 1773, when group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded 3 British ships carrying tea and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor. The Port of Boston is now the largest seaport in Massachusetts and is located in Boston Harbor, adjacent to the City of Boston. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) operates the port, which includes a major container shipping facility in South Boston, and Logan International Airport, in East Boston. The Port, situated on the Mystic River, along the city of Everett waterfront is well equipped to handle bulk cargo, petroleum, and LNG shipment and storage. At present, the principal cargo handling facilities are located in the Boston areas of Charlestown, East Boston, and South Boston, and in the neighboring city of Everett. In 2011, the port handled over 11.5 million metric tons of cargo, including 192,000 container TEUs. Other major forms of cargo processed at the port include petroleum, liquefied natural gas (LNG), automobiles, cement, gypsum, and salt.

Major shipping container terminals at the Port of Boston:

The Conley Terminal is the container facility for the Port of Boston. Conley Terminal is notable for being capable of handling Panamax and post-Panamax container ships.

Boston Railroad Conex Intermodal Shipping Routes:

CSX is the only class I railroad serving the Boston area, reached by the Boston Subdivision line to Springfield, and by trackage rights over the Northeast Corridor. CSX also has trackage rights over much of the southern half of the MBTA’s commuter rail network. The other significant shipping container freight railroad in the Boston area is Pan Am Railways (PAR; formerly known as the Guilford Rail System).

Boston Shipping Container Exports

The top 10 exports from Massachusetts are: Gold, Medical/dental/veterinarian instruments, natural gas, machinery for making semi-conductors,liquid filters, purification machines, aircraft including engines and parts, integrated circuits, non-pharmaceutical composite diagnostic/lab reagents, electro-diagnostic equipment and radar apparatus. Many of Boston’s largest companies employ shipping containers in their business. These include General Electric, TJX Companies, National Amusements, The Enterprise, Stop & Shop, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Raytheon and Staples.

Boston Shipping Container Restaurants reports that Boston shipping container restaurants are set to open in Boston’s Seaport District. The Innovation and Design Building is located between 19 and 25 Drydock Ave and will host eight small businesses operating out of customized Conex containers. Each restaurant is responsible for the final set up and for customizing their own spaces.The small businesses include shipping container restaurants such as: Triangle Coffee, Jubali, Mei Mei, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, and Yankee Lobster. The use of recycled shipping containers fit the philosophy and sustainability project by having a minimal environmental footprint. In addition to the food services the complex will also house Cut-Splice – a hair salon, a hardware supply and general store named Drydock Exchange and Niche Urban Garden Supply.

Boston Shipping Container Self-Storage

Buying a new or used shipping container is an ideal storage solution for both individuals and businesses in Boston. Various sizes and grades of steel shipping containers are on hand in Boston and available for immediate delivery. Conex Depot specializes in the sale of shipping and storage containers in the Metro Boston area and can give you advice and pricing on the best size of shipping container for your personal storage or business storage needs. Whether you need a storage container for keeping inventory, securing construction materials, or storing furniture during a remodeling project, we have a number of storage solutions that will meet your needs.

Conex Depot offers all sizes and grades of shipping containers for sale in Boston. Our sales team offer free project advice and the very best pricing on quality new and used shipping containers. Call now: (661) 412-2227.

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