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Ocean Containers

Standard and special containers are used and offered through all major shipping lines and the following information are nominal figures and differences in measurements are possible.

It is recommended that you check to ensure that your goods can fit into the container that you have ordered.

By ISO definition outer dimensions of containers are the following:

  • Lengths: 20',40',45'

  • Width: 8'0"

  • Height: 8'6" or 9'6"

  • Inner dimensions may vary according to construction. For example wall type and wall thickness.

  • Maximum weights should not be exceeded.

  • Road transport of containers must comply with the road laws of relevant countries.

The four basic types of containers are:

General Purpose Container

Refrigerated Container

Flat Rack & Platform Container

Open Top Container

Specifications

General Purpose Containers:

Closed container suitable for all types of general cargo.

General Purpose

20' GP Container

40' GP Container

40' Hi-Cube Container

Specifications

8x8'6" Standard

8x8'6" Standard

8x9'6" Hi- Cube

Inside Cubic

32.8 m3

67.2 m3

75.9 m3

Capacity

(1,158 cu.ft)

(2,372 cu.ft)

(2,679 cu.ft)

Cargo Capacity

21,640 kg

26,500 kg

26,400 kg

 

(47,716 lbs.)

(58,433 lbs.)

(58,058 lbs.)

Tare Weight

2,360 kgs (5,200lbs)

3,980 kgs (8,776 lbs)

4150 kgs (9,150 lbs)

Internal Measurements

Length

5.90 m (19.35 ft)

12.01 m (39.39 ft)

12.01 m (39.39 ft)

Width

2.35 m (7.71 ft)

2.35 m (7.71 ft)

2.35 m (7.71 ft)

Height

2.38 m (7.80 ft)

2.38 m (7.80 ft)

2.69 m (8.82 ft)

Door Size

Height

2.28 m (7.48 ft)

2.28 m (7.48 ft)

2.58 m (8.46 ft)

Width

2.33 m (7.64 ft)

2.33 m (7.64 ft)

2.35 m (7.71 ft)

 

 

Refrigerated & Reefer Containers:

Refrigerated Container

20'Reefer Container

40'Reefer Container

40' Hi-Cube Reefer

Specifications

8x8'6" Standard

8x8'6" Standard

8x9'6" Hi- Cube

Inside Cubic

28.3 m3

57.8 m3

65.8 m

Capacity

(1,000 cu.ft)

(2,040 cu.ft)

(2,324 cu.ft)

Cargo Capacity

22,111 kg

26,120 kg

28,180 kg

 

(48,746 lbs.)

(57,590 lbs.)

(62,126 lbs.)

Tare Weight

3290 kgs (7,251 lbs)

4360 kgs (9,610 lbs)

4,600 kgs (10,141 lbs)

Internal Measurements

Length

5.425 m (17'8")

11.493 m (37'8")

11.557 m (37'11")

Width

2.275 m (7'5")

2.270 m (7'5")

2.286 m (7'6")

Height

2.260 m (7'5")

2.197 m (7'2")

2.491 m (8'2")

Door Size

Height

2.216 m (7'3")

2.155 m (7'0")

2.454 m (8'1/2")

Width

2.258 (7'5")

2.282 m (7'5")

2.286 m (7'6")

 

Open Top Containers:

Containers have a top loading facility designed for the carriage of heavy and awkward cargo .

Open top Container

20' Open Top Container

40' Open Top Container

Specifications

8x8'6" Standard

8x8'6" Standard

Inside Cubic Capacity

32.6 m3 (1,151 cu.ft.)

66.7 m3 (2,355 cu.ft.)

Cargo Capacity

21,700 kg (47,839 lbs.)

26,530 kg (58.490 lbs.)

Tare Weight

2,300 kg (5,071 lbs.)

3,950 kg (8,170 lbs.)

Internal Measurements

Length

5.88 m (19.29 ft.)

12.01 m (39.39 ft.)

Width

2.33 m (7.64 ft.)

2.33 m (7.64 ft.)

Height

2.31 m (7.58 ft.)

2.31 m (7.58 ft.)

Door Size

Height

2.28 m (7.48 ft.)

2.28 m (7.48 ft.)

Width

2.33 m (7.64 ft.)

2.33 m (7.64 ft.)

 

Flat Rack Containers:

Containers are designed to carry cargo in excess of the dimensions available in either General purpose or Open top containers. They consist of a flat bed with fixed ends.

Flat Rack Container

20' Flat Rack

40' Flat Rack

Specifications

8x8'6" Standard

8x8'6" Standard

Cargo Capacity

20,015 kg (44, 133 lbs.)

30,476 kg (67,200 lbs.)

Tare Weight

3,100 kg (6,835 lbs.)

6,646 kg (12,450 lbs.)

Measurement

Length Overall

5.85 m (19.19 ft.)

12.05 m (39.52 ft.)

Width

2.23 m (7.31 ft.)

2.12 m (6.95 ft.)

Height

2.15 m (7.04 ft.)

1.96 m (6.43 ft.)

 

Platform Containers:

Platform Containers are designed to carry cargo in excess of the dimensions available in either General purpose, Open top or Flat Rack containers. They consist of a flat bed with lashing points for securing cargo.

Platform Containers

20'Platform

40'Platform

Specifications

Cargo Capacity

24,000 kg (52,896 lbs.)

39,200 kg (86,397 lbs.)

Tare Weight

2,750 kg (6.061 lbs.)

5,800 kg (12,783 lbs.)

Length Overall

6.085m (19'11")

12.90m (40'00")

Width

2.438m (8'00")

2.40m (8'00")

Height

2.233m (7'04")

1.95m (6'5")

 

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