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This will help you choose the right container for your cargo accordingly to each equipment’s standard dimensions and purpose

20ft general purpose container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 62,391 lb 28,300 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 1,165 ft3 33 m3
Door openings, width 7' 8 1/16" ft 2,350 mm
Door openings, height 7' 5 1/2" ft 2,274 mm
Internal, length 19' 4 1/8" ft 5,896 mm
Internal, width 7' 8 1/2" ft 2,350 mm
Internal, height to load line 7' 10 3/16" ft 2,393 mm
Weight, gross 67,197 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 4,806 lb 2,180 kg

40ft general purpose container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 63,640 lb 28,870 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 2,366 ft3 67 m3
Door openings, width 7' 8 1/8" ft 2,340 mm
Door openings, height 7' 5 1/2" ft 2,274 mm
Internal, length 39' 5 11/16" ft 12,032 mm
Internal, width 7' 8 1/2" ft 2,350 mm
Internal, height to load line 7' 10 1/4" ft 2,393 mm
Weight, gross 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Weight, tare 8,010 lb 3,630 kg

40ft highcube container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 58,380 lb 28,620 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 9'6" ft 40' x 8' x 9'6" ft
Volume 2,684 ft3 76 m3
Door openings, width 7' 8 1/8" ft 2,340 mm
Door openings, height 8' 5 3/4" ft 2,585 mm
Internal, length 39' 5 11/16" ft 12.032 mm
Internal, width 7' 8 1/2" ft 2,352 mm
Internal, height to load line 8' 10 1/4" ft 2.698 mm
Weight, gross 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Weight, tare 8,554 lb 3,880 kg

20ft reefer container
Description Aluminium Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 46,407 lb 21,050 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume nominal 1,010 ft3 28.6 m3
Volume usable 967 ft3 27.4 m3
Door openings, width 7'5.3" ft 2,268 mm
Door openings, height 7'5.1" ft 2,215 mm
Internal, length 17'11" ft 5,455 mm
Internal, width 7'6.2" ft 2,294 mm
Internal, height nominal 7'6" ft 2,228 mm
Internal, height usable 7'2" ft 2,188 mm
Weight, gross 52,800 lb 24,000 kg
Weight, tare 6,503 lb 2,950 kg
Description MGSS Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 60,167 lb 27,290 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume nominal 1,010 ft3 28.6 m3
Volume usable 967 ft3 27.3 m3
Door openings, width 7'6.2" ft 2,294 mm
Door openings, height 7'5.5" ft 2,278 mm
Internal, length 17'11.2" ft 5,461 mm
Internal, width 7'6" ft 2,290 mm
Internal, height nominal 7'6" ft 2,288 mm
Internal, height usable 7'6" ft 2,288 mm
Weight, gross 67,200 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 7,033 lb 3,190 kg

40ft reefer container
Description Aluminium Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 57,450 lb 26,060 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume nominal 2,380 ft3 67.4 m3
Volume usable 2,289 ft3 64.8 m3
Door openings, width 7'6.2" ft 2,294 mm
Door openings, height 8'4.7" ft 2,558 mm
Internal, length 37'11.4" ft 11,569 mm
Internal, width 7'6.2" ft 2,294 mm
Internal, height nominal 8'4" ft 2,540 mm
Internal, height usable 8' ft 2,440 mm
Weight, gross 67,200 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 9,750 lb 4,420 kg
Description MGSS Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 60,531 lb 27,455 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume nominal 2,380 ft3 67.4 m3
Volume usable 2,289 ft3 64.8 m3
Door openings, width 7'6.2" ft 2,294 mm
Door openings, height 8'4.7" ft 2,558 mm
Internal, length 37'11" ft 11,559 mm
Internal, width 7'6" ft 2,290 mm
Internal, height nominal 8'4.2" ft 2,546 mm
Internal, height usable 8'0.2" ft 2,446 mm
Weight, gross 70,551 lb 32,000 kg
Weight, tare 10,020 lb 4,545 kg

40ft flat rack container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 62,218 28,220 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 1,137 ft3 32.2 m3
Door openings, width 7'8.1" ft 2,340 mm
Door openings, height 7'5.9" ft 2,295 mm
Internal, length 19'4.3" ft 5,899 mm
Internal, width 7'8.6" ft 2,352 mm
Internal, height 7'8.5" ft 2,351 mm
Weight, gross 67,200 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 4,892 lb 2,260 kg

40ft open top container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 58,426 lb 26,500 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 2,366 ft3 67 m3
Door openings, width 7'8" ft 2,338 mm
Door openings, height 7'5.9" ft 2,279 mm
Internal, length 39'5.4" ft 12,024 mm
Internal, width 7'8.6" ft 2,350 mm
Internal, height 7'8.5" ft 2,351 mm
Weight, gross 67,200 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 8,774 lb 3,980 kg

20ft flat rack container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 60,690 lb 26,650 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft 20' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 968 ft3 27.9 m3
Internal, length 18'9.4" ft 5,727 mm
Internal, width 7'4.1" ft 2,240 mm
Internal, height unfolded 7'1.3" ft 2,170 mm
Internal, height folded 1'4.6" ft 420 mm
Weight, gross 66,140 lb 30,480 kg
Weight, tare 6,500 lb 2,950 kg

40ft flat rack container
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 87,020 lb 39,470 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft 40' x 8' x 8'6" ft
Volume 1,936 ft3 54.8 m3
Door openings, width 7'8.1" ft 2,340 mm
Door openings, height 7'5.9" ft 2,295 mm
Internal, length 39'5.6" ft 12,024 mm
Internal, width 7'4.1" ft 2,240 mm
Internal, height unfolded 6'8.1" ft 2,034 mm
Internal, height folded 1'10.4" ft 570 mm
Weight, gross 88,180 lb 45,000 kg
Weight, tare 12,190 lb 5,530 kg