• Container Stacking Done Right



  • Specialists in container

  • Container Lifting Done

Engineered Solutions

Solving container security challenges & making more possible through engineered solutions.

Security Solutions

Securing  your container with the best Door lock and container protection products.

Twistlock Solutions

The future of container security – keeping what matters safe with our twistlock solutions.

Corner Castings Twistlock Africa Special Offer

Container Projects, Twistlock Products and Engineering

As Twistlock experts, Twistlock Africa’s goal is always to work with our clients and to understand the challenges of the solution they require. We are unique in our offering due to our combined 30 years of experience in a variety of industries.

We have been involved in the whole life cycle of projects, understanding that the decisions made in the beginning can have significant ramifications later on. Twistlock Africa has the vision to see our ideas solving problems in this industry while creating opportunities that spark creativity to expand on what is possible.

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2 days ago

Lifting a shipping container is a complex task that requires specialized equipment and careful planning.Shipping containers are standardized in terms of their size and weight to facilitate global trade and transportation. The most common type of shipping container is the ISO (International Standards Organization) container, which comes in various sizes, with the 20-foot and 40-foot containers being the most widely used.What makes lifting these containers interesting is their uniformity and compatibility. They are designed to be easily stacked on top of one another and securely fastened to the ship’s deck or onto trucks and trains. The corners of shipping containers are equipped with standardized castings, often called "corner castings" or "corner fittings." These castings have openings and twist-lock mechanisms that allow containers to be lifted, stacked, and secured without manual handling.Container handling equipment, such as container cranes at ports or container-handling forklifts, use these twist-lock mechanisms to lift and move containers efficiently. The process of loading and unloading containers from a ship, for example, can be incredibly fast and efficient due to the standardized design and ease of lifting.So, the next time you see a massive container ship or a busy port, you can appreciate the clever engineering behind the standardized design that makes it possible to lift and transport these containers with such ease and efficiency, enabling global trade to thrive.#twistlockafrica #shippingcontainers #yourcontainerconnectionconnection #containersolutions See MoreSee Less
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