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Standard Container Dimensions Guide

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These are some of the popularly used standard container dimensions. Besides just dimensions, when determining what kind of container to use, you should take the cargo material & weight into consideration as well. MAX Groups Marine deals mostly with dry cargos and these are the types of containers we use the most. Note that the actual size of the container may differ by a small margin. These dimensions should be used as a reference only.

20 dry container dimension

20’ Dry Cargo Container Dimensions

The 20’ Dry Cargo Container has a capacity of approximately 33 cbm (Cubic Metres) or 1,116 cubic feet.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 5.919m / 19’5’’
Width: 2.340m / 7’8’’
Height 2.380m / 7’9.5’’

Door Opening:
Width: 2.286m / 7’6’’
Height: 2.278m / 7’5.5’’

20 open top container

20’ Open Top Container Dimensions

The 20’ Open Top Container basically has the same interior dimensions except for minor changes in terms of height. This is to accommodate the open top structure of the container. This type of container has a cubic capacity of around 31.6 cbm.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 5.919m / 19’5’’
Width: 2.340m / 7’8’’
Height 2.286m / 7’6’’

Door Opening:
Width: 2.286m / 7’6’’
Height: 2.251m / 7’4.5’’

Top Opening:
Length: 5.425m / 17’9.5’’
Width: 2.222m / 7’3.5”

20 flat rack dimensions

20’ Flat Rack Container Dimensions

The 20’ Flat Rack Container has slight changes in dimensions all around as compared to the other 20’ containers.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 5.702m/ 18’8.5’’
Width: 2.438m / 8′
Height 2.327m / 7’7.5’’

40 dry container dimension

40’ Dry Cargo Container Dimensions

The 40’ Dry Cargo Container has a volume capacity of approximately 67.3 cubic metres. The main difference is its length when compared to the 20’ Dry Container. The door opening dimensions with the 20’ counterpart should see no changes too.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 12.051m / 39’6.5’’
Width: 2.340m / 7’8’’
Height 2.380m / 7’9.5’’

Door Opening:
Width: 2.286m / 7’6’’
Height: 2.278m / 7’5.5’’

 

40’ High Cube Container Dimensions

40’ High Cube Container has a slightly higher dimension in terms of height (other dimensions in length & width mostly the same with normal 40’ containers). So if the extra height is what you need, 40’ High Cube Container may be a suitable option.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 12.056m / 39’6.5’’
Width: 2.347m / 7’8.25’’
Height 2.684m / 8’5.5″

Door Opening:
Width: 2.286m / 7’6’’
Height: 2.278m / 7’5.5’’

40 open top container

40’ Open Top Container Dimensions

The 40’ Open Top Container has approximately 64 cbm in terms of capacity. These containers are used when the cargo cannot be loaded through the door of s standard container or has a height that exceeds of normal 40′ container dimensions.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 12.403m / 39’6’’
Width: 2.338m / 7’8’’
Height 2.272m / 7’5.25’’

Door Opening:
Width: 2.279m / 7’5.5’’
Height: 2.272m / 7’5.25’’

Top Opening:
Length: 11.585m / 38’’
Width: 2.162m / 7’1’’

40 flat rack cargo container

40’ Flat Rack Container Dimensions

40’ Flat Rack is used when height or width of cargo exceeds of the normal cargo container’s dimensions or/and when it cannot fit through the door opening of a standard 40’ dry container.

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 11.820m/ 38’9.25’’
Width: 2.184m / 7.5′
Height 2.095m / 6’10.5’’

 

It does not matter whether it is ship launching rubber airbag, pneumatic fenders, solid rubber fenders , winches or others. MAX staff will get the safest and most cost effective container for your products.

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