Container shipping is different from conventional shipping because it uses 'containers' of various standard sizes - 20 foot (6.09 m), 40 foot (12.18 m) , 45 foot (13.7 m), 48 foot (14.6 m), and 53 foot (16.15 m) - to load, transport, and unload goods. As a result, containers can be moved seamlessly between ships, trucks and trains. The two most important, and most commonly used sizes today, are the 20-foot and 40-foot lengths. The 20-foot container, referred to as a Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) became the industry standard reference so now cargo volume and vessel capacity are commonly measured in TEU. The 40-foot length container - literally 2 TEU - became known as the Forty-foot Equivalent Unit (FEU) and is the most frequently used container today.

The container sizes need to be standardized so that the containers can be most efficiently stacked - literally, one on top of the other - and so that ships, trains, trucks and cranes at the ports can be specially fitted or built to a single size specification. This standardization now applies across the global industry, thanks to the work of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that in 1961, set standard sizes for all containers.



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The Team

  1. John Doe

    aadya groups has a comprehensive range of mobile plant and machinery and a large range of mobile shears and demolition grapples for removal and disposal of industrial metals.

  2. Claire Benneth

    We are the ideal partner for your metal exports. 


    Tod Goodman

    Our focus is on long-term partnerships and with our buying power we can assist our clients by providing the most cost-effective options coupled with readily-available container equipment shipping to and from some of the more difficult-to-service areas.

  3. Bella Swan

    Provided custom solutions such as drum crushers, car crushers and cable cutting mills to client specification.

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  • About Us

    aadya groups is dealing with scrap metal and alloys from the Industries/automotive recycling arm, Auscon has grown from traditional scrap iron dealers to handle waste removal and large scale demolition and reclamation. Although equipped for large-scale demolition and scrap metal removal and salvage, the company's other business activities are broad ranging.

  • Contact Us

    • aadya groups, BLK 509B, #12-85 Wellington Circle Sembawang Singapore 752509 .

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