About Us

About Transocean Equipment Management

Headquartered in North Carolina, Transocean Equipment Management, LLC, is a U.S. owned and operated business with connections that help us to provide container solutions worldwide. We make it easy and convenient to buy shipping container or the storage container you need!

We maintain inventory in various locations throughout the southeast allowing us to conveniently service a widespread local territory in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Ohio and Georgia. With our inventory and access to inventory anywhere in the United States if you are interested in buying a new or used shipping container we can deliver to your site. 

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Transocean Equipment Management specializes in the sale of new and used shipping or storage containers, available in whatever type or condition that you need. We also offer a wide range of other storage and transport equipment, such as dry vans, open-top containers, insulated reefers, and more!

Should your particular situation require non-standard equipment, we can modify any unit to fit your specific needs.  For instance, we can add doors and windows to make a construction office; shelving for inventory or record storage; ventilation for temperature and humidity control; and much more.

To see a sampling of our range of equipment, please visit our photo gallery.


The Transocean Equipment Management sales and management team possesses over 40 years of experience in the container sales business. This experience gives us an unsurpassed knowledge of all the available products and resources the industry offers.

Benjamin Williams

Benjamin started with Transocean as an independent agent in 2009 and became a partner in 2012. He has been a successful business owner and manager of a variety of companies since 1980, including convenience stores, tool distribution franchises, trailer rentals and on-site container storage. In January 2009 Benjamin joined Bob at Transocean Equipment Management to assist in his quest to make Transocean the preeminent provider of containers for domestic, international and custom users.

For more details about our products and services, to buy a shipping container or gather more information, please explore the rest of our website.  Questions?  Feel free to call or e-mail anytime, and we’re always happy to provide a free quote

John McCarthy

John McCarthy served as National Sales Manager for 22+ years at one of the country’s largest Cargo Container Companies. At the beginning of 2024 John joined Transocean as our exclusive agent for the Mid Atlantic and Northeast US. He looks forward to working with his network of well-established business partners & friends, and using his experience in sales, purchasing, and modifying containers for individuals, small businesses, or major corporations to help Transocean expand its footprint into the Mid-Atlantic & New England regions of the US.

Bob Gaines

Bob has been a respected leader in the container industry since 1983, following a successful career in the equipment rental business. He managed and owned a number of container locations throughout the Carolinas before founding Transocean Containers in 2001. The name was changed to Transocean Equipment Management in 2006 to more accurately reflect the services provided. Bob retired in 2024. We thank him for his years of dedicated service.