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Container Dimensions

Shipping Container Dimensions and Loading Capacity.

 
40' Dry Freight Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 7,782 lbs
Payload 59,417 lbs
Capacity 2,376 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 39' 1"
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 8"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 4"
20' Dry Freight Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 4,850 lbs
Payload 62,350 lbs
Capacity 1,164 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 19' 2"
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 8"
External Dimensions
Length 19' 10"
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 4"
45' High Cube Dry Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 71,656 lbs
Tare Weight 10,449 lbs
Payload 61,200 lbs
Capacity 3,037 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 44' 6"
Width 7' 6"
Height 8' 10"
External Dimensions
Length 45'
Width 8'
Height 9' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 8' 4"
40' High Cube Dry Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 8,223 lbs
Payload 58,976 lbs
Internal Dimensions
Length 39' 1"
Width 7' 6"
Height 8' 7"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 9' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 8' 4"
40' Open Top Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 8,640 lbs
Payload 58,557 lbs
Capacity 2,260 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 39' 1"
Length (between top headers) 38' 4"
Length (between corner gussets) 37' 5"
Width 7' 6"
Width (between top rails) 7' 3"
Height 7' 8"
Height (under top rail) 6' 5"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 4"
20' Open Top Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 5,070 lbs
Payload 62,129 lbs
Capacity 1,164 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 19' 2"
Length (between top headers) 18' 5"
Length (between corner gussets) 17' 7"
Width 7' 6"
Width (between top rails) 7' 3"
Height 7' 6"
Height (under top rail) 7' 3"
External Dimensions
Length 19' 10"
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 4"
40' Reefer Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 71,650 lbs
Tare Weight 10,846 lbs
Payload 60,803 lbs
Capacity 1,942 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 37' 11"
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 3"
Lashings/Bottom Rail 6 pieces/side
Loading Line (height) 7' 2"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 5"
Height 7' 4"
20' Reefer Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 67,200 lbs
Tare Weight 6,610 lbs
Payload 60,590 lbs
Capacity 950 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 17' 10"
Width 7' 6"
Height 7' 5"
Lashings/Bottom Rail 4 pieces/side
Loading Line (height) 7' 2"
External Dimensions
Length 19' 10"
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 5"
Height 7' 4"
40' High Cube Reefer Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 74,960 lbs
Tare Weight 10,120 lbs
Payload 64,840 lbs
Capacity 2,325 cu. ft
Internal Dimensions
Length 37' 11"
Width 7' 5"
Height 8' 4"
Lashings/Bottom Rail 6 pieces/side
Loading Line (height) 8'
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 9' 6"
Door Opening
Width 7' 5"
Height 8' 6"
40' Platform
Rating
Payload 86,000 lbs
Internal Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
40' Flat Rack Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 99,212 lbs
Tare Weight 10,803 lbs
Payload 88,409 lbs
Concentrated Load Over Center 2 Meter Span 56,000 lbs
Internal Dimensions
Length (between end panels) 39' 6"
Length (between corner posts) 38' 3"
Width (over bottom side rail) 7' 2"
Width (between corner posts) 7' 7"
Height (side rail to top casting) 6' 4"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
20' Flat Rack Container
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 74,950 lbs
Tare Weight 6,040 lbs
Payload 68,819 lbs
Concentrated Load Over Center 2 Meter Span 44,094 lbs
Internal Dimensions
Length (between end panels) 19' 6"
Length (between corner posts) 18' 2"
Width (over bottom side rail) 7' 2"
Width (between corner posts) 7' 3"
Height (side rail to top casting) 7' 2"
External Dimensions
Length 19' 10"
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
40' Collapsable Flat Rack
Ratings
Maximum Gross Weight 99,212 lbs
Tare Weight 10,803 lbs
Payload 88,409 lbs
Concentrated Load Over Center 2 Meter Span 56,000 lbs
Internal Dimensions
Length (between end panels) 39' 6"
Length (between corner posts) 38' 3"
Width (over bottom side rail) 7' 2"
Width (between corner posts) 7' 7"
Height (side rail to top casting) 6' 4"
External Dimensions
Length 40'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
Collapsible Height 2' 1
20' Tank Container
Ratings
Payload 6,764 lbs
Capacity 904 cu. ft.
Internal Dimensions
Length 20'
Width 8'
Height 8' 6"
When we talk about shipping container standard dimensions, we can meet the following conversions:
10 ft 2 991 mm
20 ft 6 058 mm
30 ft 9 125 mm
40 ft 12 192 mm
45 ft 13 716 mm
The current widths are:
8 2 438 mm
8.6 2 590.8 mm
In practice, we have to know very well shipping container standard dimensions because we need to find the perfect module combination.
Dry containers 20' standard steel container specifications.
Properties Metric Non-metric
Door openings, width 2,340 mm 7'8 1/16"
Door openings, height 2,280 mm 7'5 3/4"
Internal, length 5,900 mm 19'4 1/6"
Internal, width 2,352 mm 7'8 9/16"
Internal, height to load line 2,393 mm 7'10 3/16"
Weight, gross 30,480 kg 67,194 lb
Weight, tare 2,230 kg 4,916 lb
Weight, payload 28,250 kg 54,782 lb
Volume 33 m3 1,170 ft
Dry container 40' standard steel container specifications.
Properties Metric Non-metric
Door openings, width 2,339 mm 7'8 1/16"
Door openings, height 2,274 mm 7'5 1/2"
Internal, length 12,035 mm 39'5 13/16"
Internal, width 2,350 mm 7'8 1/2"
Internal, height to load line 2,393 mm 7'8 1/2"
Weight, gross 32,500 kg 71,648 lb
Weight, tare 3,700 kg 8,156 lb
Weight, payload 28,800 kg 63,491 lb
Volume 67 m 3 2,390 ft
Inside Container Dimensions
Container Type Length Width Height
Measurements MM FT MM FT MM FT
20 Foot 5,893 19'4" 2,337 7'8" 2,388 7'9"
40 Foot 12,014 39'5" 2,337 7'8" 2,388 7'9"
40' High Cube 12,014 39'5" 2,337 7'8" 2,667 8'9"
20' Open Top
Between top rails
5,792
5,413
19'3"
17'11"
2,337
2,235
7'7"
7'4"
2,310 7'6"
40' Open Top
Between top rails
11,883
11,506
39'5"
37'9"
2,337
2,235
7'8"
7'4"
2,311 7'7"
20' Collapsible Flatrack 5,867 19'2" 2,388 7'10" 2,311 7'7"
40' Collapsible Flatrack 12,090 39'8" 2,388 7'10" 1,979 6'6"
Container Capacity And Door Dimensions
Capacity Weight Door Door Cubic
Measurements Gross Width Height M3 FT3
Type KGS LBS MM FT MM FT Meter Foot
20' Dry Container 16,363 36,060 2,337 7'7" 2,261 7'5" 32.9 1,164
40'Dry Container 20,454 45,000 2,337 7'6" 2,261 7'4" 67.0 2,368
40' High Cube 21,818 48,000 2,337 7'7" 2,565 8'5" 75.8 2,679
20' Open Top 21,879 36,060 2,336 7'5" 2,233 7'6" 32.1 1,133
40' Open Top 20,517 45,000 2,337 7'7" 2,261 7'5" 65.4 2,310
20' Collapsible Flatrack 16,356 36,060            
40'Collapsible Flatrack 21,772 48,000            
 
     
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