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Naval Cadets Get a Secure Storage Upgrade



Gateway Container Sales continue their support of the Australian Navy Cadets with bigger and better storage space.

Brisbane, QLD, Australia - 16 December, 2014


Earlier in the year the crew from the Training Ship Walrus were facing a series of break-ins and needed to increase the on site storage security security. Local business Gateway Container Sales & Hire came to the rescue with a 20 foot, secure, lockable shipping container. Pledging to upgrade the container free of charge once the Gateway Facebook page increased its likes, they were able to deliver a brand new 40 foot container on the 12th of December.  


The Cadets do not qualify for State or Federal funding from the Government, so every little bit of community support counts for this next generation of youth leaders. A cause that local Brisbane based companies such as Gateway Container Sales & Hire are only too happy to support.


Transportation was provided by the team at Seaspray Haulage who were able to deliver the 40 foot container to the TS Walrus site and return the 20 foot container in an hour. Seaspray utilised one of their fleet of side loading trucks to get the containers in and out of the tight spaces, impressing Carmel Hiscock - President of the TS Walrus Committee with their driving skills.


"It's great to see the 40ft container delivered to TS Walrus before the Christmas break. We know how important secure storage is, especially over the festive season," said Mark Finnegan, CEO, Gateway Container Sales & Hire.


The shipping container’s strong construction from weatherproof, corten steel added an extra layer of security to the Naval Cadet’s premises - which is incredibly important when trying to protect the training tools that the non profit has worked so hard to acquire.


Graffitti on the rear of the 20ft container being removed showed that their premises are still being targeted by thieves and vandals, so this means secure storage is especially important just before Christmas. With the extra storage of the 40ft container, one of the smaller storage sheds can now be transformed into a classroom for the cadets.


About the Australian Navy Cadets:

The Australian Navy Cadets (ANC) is a provider of youth development experiences that is sponsored by the Royal Australian Navy. The ANC builds teamwork and leadership skills in youth utilising adventure and maritime activities including camping, water sports and team challenges. ANC learn to sail, navigate, as well as increase their skills in everything from IT to communications, cooking and first aid. For more information visit the ANC website at: http://www.navycadets.gov.au/

About Gateway Container Sales & Hire:

With over 20 years in the business, Gateway Container Sales & Hire is an leader in the industry for providing high quality, competitively priced new and second hand shipping containers to local Australian customers. For more information phone (07) 3348 6463 or visit their website: http://www.gatewaycontainersales.com.au/