Container specification

The following table shows the weight and dimensions of the three most common types of containers worldwide.

container types

STANDARD 20' CONTAINER

Inside Length - 5.900m

Inside Width - 2.350m

Inside Height - 2.393m

Door Width - 2.342m

Door Height - 2.280m

Capacity - 33.2M3

Tare Weight - 2,230kgs

Max Cargo Weight - 21,770kgs

STANDARD 40' CONTAINER

Inside Length - 12.036m

Inside Width - 2.350m

Inside Height - 2.392m

Door Width - 2.340m

Door Height - 2.280m

Capacity - 67.7M3

Tare Weight - 3,700kgs

Max Cargo Weight - 26,780kgs

HIGH CUBE 40' CONTAINER

Inside Length - 12.036m

Inside Width - 2.350m

Inside Height - 2.697m

Door Width - 2.338m

Door Height - 2.585m

Capacity - 76.3M3

Tare Weight - 3,970kgs

Max Cargo Weight - 26,510kgs



The weight and dimensions quoted above are averages, different manufacturers of the same type of container may vary slightly in actual size and weight.