Shipping Container Specifications?

Shipping Container Specifications

These is a shipping container type for nearly every cargo type these days with varying capacities and capabilities. The table below details the types available and the container dimensions.
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General Containers

Type Exterior Interior Weight Door Opening Cubic Capacity
Length Width Height Length Width Height MGW TARE NET Width Height CU.M CU.F
20' General Container
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 19'-4 13/16'' 7'-8 19/32'' 7'-9 57/64''
67,200lb
5,290lb
61,910lb
7'-8 1/8'' 7'-5 3/4'' 33.1 1,169
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.898m 2.352m 2.385m 30,480kg 2,400kg 28,080kg 2.343m 2.280m
40' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 39'-5 45/64'' 7'-8 19/32'' 7'-9 57/64'' 67,200lb 8,820lb 58,380lb 7'-8 1/8'' 7'-5 3/4'' 67.5 2,385
12.192m 2.438m 2.591m 12.032m 2.352m 2.385m 30,480kg 4,000kg 26,480kg 2.343m 2.280m
40' Hi-Cube Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 39'-5 45/64'' 7'-8 19/32'' 8'-9 15/16'' 67,200lb 9,260lb 57,940lb 7'-8 1/8'' 8'-5 49/64'' 76.62 2,690
12.192m 2.438m 2.896m 12.032m 2.352m 2.69m 30,480kg 4,200kg 26,280kg 2.343m 2.585m
45' Hi-Cube Container
45'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 44'-5 7/10'' 7'-8 19/32'' 8'-10 17/64'' 67,200lb 10,580lb 56,620lb 7'-8 1/8'' 8'-5 3/4'' 86.1 3,040
13.716m 2.438m 2.896m 13.556m 2.352m 2.698m 30,480kg 4,200kg 26,280kg 2.340m 2.585m
45' Hi-Cube Container
45'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 44'-5 7/10'' 7'-8 19/32'' 8'-10 17/64'' 67,200lb 10,858lb 56,342lb 7'-8 1/8'' 8'-5 3/4'' 86 3,040
13.716m 2.438m 2.896m 13.556m 2.352m 2.698m 30,480kg 4,870kg 25,610kg 2.340m 2.585m
45' Hi-Cube Container
45'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 44'-5 7/10'' 7'-8 19/32'' 8'-10 17/64'' 71,650lb 10,360lb 61,290lb 7'-8'' 8'-6'' 86 3,040
13.716m 2.438m 2.896m 13.556m 2.352m 2.698m 32,500kg 4,700kg 27,800kg 2.340m 2.585m
40' Hi-Cube Hanger Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 39'-5 45/64'' 7'-8 19/32'' 8'-10 15/16'' 67,200lb 9,172lb 58,028lb 7'-8 1/8'' 8'-5 49/64''
12.19m 2.44m 2.90m 12.03m 2.35m 2.69m 30,480kg 4,200kg 26,280kg 2.343m 2.585m

Special Equipment

Type Exterior Interior Weight Cubic Capacity
Length Width Height Length Width Height MGW TARE NET CU.M CU.F
20' Open Top Container
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 19'-4 13/16'' 7'-8 1/2'' 7'-8 1/8''
44,800lb
4,850lb
39,950lb
32.5 1,148
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.898m 2.352m 2.385m 20,320kg 2,200kg 18,120kg
40' Open Top Container
20' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 39'-5 '' 7'-8 1/2'' 7'-8 1/8''
67,200lb
9,040lb
58,160lb
65.9 2,327
12.192m 2.438m 2.591m 12.034m 2.352m 2.380m 30,480kg 4,100kg 26,380kg
40'Hi-Cube Open Top Container
20' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 39'-6'' 7'-9'' 8'-8 1/16''
67,200lb
9,390lb
57,810lb
75.1 2,650
12.192m 2.438m 2.896m 12.032m 2.352m 2.653m 30,480kg 4,260kg 26,220kg
Type Exterior Interior Weight
Length Width Height Length Width Height MGW TARE NET
20' Flat Rack Container with Four Freestanding Post
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 18'-6 7/16'' 6'-7 59/64'' 6'-9 39/64''
66,140lb
6,150lb
59,990lb
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.650m 2.030m 2.073m 30,000kg 2,790kg 27,210kg
20' Flat Rack Container with Collapsible Ends
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 18'-5 62/64 '' 7'-3 46/64'' 7'-3 59/64'' 74,950lb 6,370lb 68,580lb
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.638m 2.228m 2.233m 34,000kg 2,890kg 31,110kg
40' Flat Rack Container with Four Freestanding Posts
20' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 38'-7 15/16'' 6'-7 59/64'' 6'-4 1/2'' 99,210lb 11,908lb 87,302lb
12.192m 2.438m 2.591m 11.784m 2.030m 1.943m 45,000kg 5,400kg 39,600kg
40' Flat Rack Container with Collapsible Ends
20' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 38'-7 39/64'' 7'-3 46/64'' 6'-4 61/64'' 99,210lb 10,140lb 89,070lb
12.192m 2.438m 2.591m 11.784m 2.228m 1.955m 45,000kg 4,600kg 40,400kg
40' Flat Rack Container with Collapsible Ends
40' Flat Rack Hi-Cube Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 38'-2 3/4'' 7'-9 7/16'' 7'-5 1/8'' 115,740lb 11,460lb 104,280lb
12.192m 2.438m 2.896m 11.652m 2.374m 2.264m 52,500kg 5,200kg 47,300kg

Refrigerated Container

Type Exterior Interior Weight Cooling Capacity Air Exchange Rate Temperature Cubic Capacity
Length Width Height Length Width Height MGW TARE NET w(kcal)/C(F) CFM cu.m/hr Control Precision CU.M CU.F
20' MGSS Refrigerated Container
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 18'-17/32'' 7'-6 15/32'' 7'-5 39/54''
67,180lb
6,700lb
60,480lb
11,000(9,460)/1.7(35)   6,280(5,400)/-18(0) 0-106 0-180 +-0.25C 28.8 1,016
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.898m 2.352m 2.385m 20,320kg 2,200kg 18,120kg 10,550(9,073)/2(35)   6,150(5,289)/18(0) 0-142 0-240 +-0.25C
20' Aluminum Refrigerated Container
20' General Container
20'-0'' 8'-0'' 8'-6'' 17'-0 '' 7'-6 '' 7'-3 ''
52,800lb
6,170lb
46,630lb
11,000(9,460)/1.7(35)   6,280(5,400)/-18(0) 0-106 0-180 +-0.25C 28 989
6.058m 2.438m 2.591m 5.480m 2.286m 2.235m 24,000kg 2,800kg 21,200kg
40' MGSS Refrigerated Container
20' General Container
40'-0'' 8'-0'' 9'-6'' 37'-11 55/64'' 7'-6 15/32'' 8'-3 5/32 1/16''
74,960lb
10,490lb
64,470lb
11,000(9,460)/1.7(35)   6,280(5,400)/-18(0) 0-106 0-180 +-0.25C 67.5 2,384
12.192m 2.438m 2.896m 12.032m 2.352m 2.653m 30,480kg 4,260kg 26,220kg 10,550(9,073)/2(35)   6,150(5,289)/18(0) 0-142 0-240 +-0.25C