FCL Liquid Container Shipping

GP Logistics can you offer a wide range of services to suit every cargo and budget.

To complement the standard dry container services and bulk tanker operations we offer a range of container options for shipping hazardous and non hazardous liquids. These options provide an economical alternative for smaller quantities, they are cost effective and allow efficient handling. We can offer a variety of scheduled services and port operations.

ISO Tank Containers ‘Tanktainers’

These are cylindrical pressure vessel housed within the frame of a 20’ ISO container. These have the exact same ISO container specification. They are fully interchangeable with container vessel, loading equipment and delivery vehicles. These provided a quick and easy method to ship all manner of liquids and gases (oil, fuels, foods, animal feed etc). They offer a number of loading and discharge methods. Capacity range is from 21000 litres to 26000 litres. The shipper / exporter / importer often owns tanktainers.

Flexitanks – Tank Liners

Flexitanks are an innovative solution for shipping generally non-hazardous liquids such as: liquid foodstuff, molasses, non-hazardous chemicals, water, edible oils etc. Essentially this consists of a bag or bladder that fits inside a standard 20’ container effectively turning it into a tank. Depending on usage, flexitanks are manufactured from a number of materials that provide a cost effective solution over ‘tanktainers’. Capacities range from 10000 liters to 24000 liters dependent on cargo type and show some excellent cost savings over ‘tanktainers’ . They do need some skill in loading and setting up the bulkhead arrangement.

Ask one of the team for more detailed information, costings and relevant options.

You can find us at those locations:

  • Ayr
  • Barrow
  • Barry
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Dundee
  • Fawley
  • Felixstowe
  • Fleetwood
  • Glasgow
  • Goole
  • Grangemouth
  • Grimsby
  • Harwich
  • Hull
  • Hunterston
  • Immingham
  • Invergordon
  • Ipswich
  • Iverness
  • King’s Lynn
  • Kirkwall
  • Leith
  • Lerwick
  • Liverpool
  • Lowestoft
  • Montrose
  • Newport
  • Pembroke
  • Perth
  • Plymouth
  • Poole
  • Port Talbot
  • Portland
  • Redcar
  • Seaham
  • Sheerness
  • Silloth
  • Southampton
  • Sullom Voe
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Tees
  • Teignmouth
  • Thames
  • Tilbury
  • Troon
  • Tyne
  • West Midlands
  • Weymouth

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