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Freight Container Guide

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Type of Container Interior Dimension (mm) Door Opening (mm) Capacity (cbm) Cargo Loadable (CBM) Load (kg) Container Weight (kg) Max Gross Weight (kg)
20ft Dry Container
20ft Dry Container
L: 5,895-5,905
W: 2,348-2,352
H: 2,372-2,393
W:2,276-2,343
H: 2,272-2,283
32.8-33.2 18,015-
21,710
2,210
2,340
24,000
40ft Dry Container
40ft Dry Container
L: 12,023-12,057
W: 2,234-2,352
H: 2,359-2,395
W:2,314-2,343
H: 2,272-2,280
66.2-67.8 26,260-
29,580
3,900-
4,220
30,480
40ft Alum. Dry Container
40ft Aluminium Dry Container
L: 12,057
W: 2,344
H: 2,382
W:2,343
H: 2,280
67.3 27,580 2,900 30,480
40ft Alum. Reefer Container
40ft Alum. Reefer Container
L: 11,554
W: 2,286
H: 2,216
W:2,286
H: 2,182
58.5 54 26,280 4,200 30,480
40ft High Cube Alum. Reefer Container
40ft High Cube Alum. Reefer Container
L: 11,554
W: 2,286
H: 2,505
W:2,286
H: 2,440
66.1 63 26,080 4,400 30,480
20ft Open Top Container
20ft Open Top Container
L: 5,898
W: 2,340
H: 2,381
W:2,338
H: 2,244
32.6 21,500 2,390-
2,450
24,000
40ft Open Top Container
40ft Open Top Container
L: 12,032-12,036
W: 2,346-2,352
H: 2,262-2,381
W:2,322-2,338
H: 2,244-2,284
66.4-66.6 26,230-
26,430
4,120-
4,160
30,480
20ft Flat Rack Container
20ft Flat Rack Container
L: 5,542-5,958
W: 2,018-2,148
H: 2,077-2,176
25.0-27.6 27,610-
27,760
2,650-
2,870
34,000
40ft Flat Rack Container
40ft Flat Rack Container
L: 11,676-12,092
W: 2,018-2,240
H: 1,962-2,304
48.0-54.8 39,020-
39,550
5,540-
5,980
45,000