Useful Tools >> Container Types

Below is a list of the most commonly used containers, with a rough guide to their specifications.

Please note that dimensions and capacities may vary from carrier to carrier.

40' High Cube Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening
Length Width Height Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in
12.05639' 6 1/2" 2.3477' 8 1/4" 2.6848' 9 1/2" 2.3407' 8" 2.5858' 3"
Tare
Weight
Cubic
Capacity
Payload
kglbs m3ft3 kglbs
4,95010,912.87 86.13,040.59 29,60065,256.75

40' Open Top Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening
Length Width Height Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in
12.04339' 6" 2.3387' 8" 2.2727' 5 1/4" 2.2797' 5 1/2" 2.2727' 5 1/4"
Top
Opening
Tare
Weight
Cubic
Capacity
Payload
Length Width
mft/in mft/in kglbs m3ft3 kglbs
11.58538' 1" 2.1627' 1" 4,3009,480 64.02,260 25,18157,720

40' Dry Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening
Length Width Height Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in
12.05139' 6 1/2" 2.3407' 8" 2.3807' 9 1/2" 2.2867' 6" 2.2787' 5 1/2"
Tare
Weight
Cubic
Capacity
Payload
kglbs m3ft3 kglbs
3,0846,799 67.32,377 27,39760,401

40' Flat Rack

Interior Dimensions
Length Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in
11.82038' 9 1/4" 2.1487' 1/2" 2.0956' 10 1/2"
Tare
Weight
Payload
kglbs kglbs
5,2601,596 25,22055,600

20' Open Top Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening
Length Width Height Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in
5.91919' 5" 2.3407' 8" 2.2867' 6" 2.2867' 6" 2.2517' 4 1/2"
Top
Opening
Tare
Weight
Cubic
Capacity
Payload
Length Width
mft/in mft/in kglbs m3ft3 kglbs
5.42517' 9 1/2" 2.2227' 3 1/2" 2,1744,793 31.61,116 21,82648,117

20' Dry Container

Interior Dimensions Door Opening
Length Width Height Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in mft/in
5.91919' 5 2.3407' 8" 2.3807' 9 1/2" 2.2867' 6" 2.2787' 5 1/2"
Tare
Weight
Cubic
Capacity
Payload
kglbs m3ft3 kglbs
1,9001,116 33.01165.38 22,10048,722

20' Flat Rack

Interior Dimensions
Length Width Height
mft/in mft/in mft/in
5.70218' 8 1/2" 2.4838' 2.3277' 7 1/2"
Tare
Weight
Payload
kglbs kglbs
2,3305,137 28,38047,773