An extended, box-like, metal, industrial size, insulated container (1/101, two embodiments disclosed, FIGS. 1-1G & FIGS. 2A-2D) including a rigid, structural framework (12/13) for safely and reliably transporting and/or storing relatively large quantities of temperature sensitive items (food, medical supplies, ice, human corpses, etc.) over a long distance (e.g., from an on-shore food center to an offshore platform) and/or for a substantial period of time (7+days), useful for such delivery/storage and in emergencies, disasters, etc. The container includes at its ends a structurally protected, enclosed equipment section (2/102), which includes all operating machinery (e.g. compressor, motor, fuel tank, control mechanisms, etc., in isolated sub-compartments) and associated equipment, and a freezer/cooler section (3/103A-103B) for the temperature sensitive items. The second embodiment includes two, separate, freezer and cooler sections (103A/103B) with separate, side doors (105A/105B). An escape structure (FIGS. 3A & 3B) on the lock latch is included on the access door(s) for escape of an occupant who becomes locked in. Many other, innovative safety features are disclosed, along with innovative use methodologies (FIGS. 4 & 5).