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Jun 06,2022

International Shipping Container Dimensions

According to the classification of international trade goods, it is generally divided into bulk cargo and suitable container goods. At present, the trade of suitable container goods on the main line of international shipping has basically adopted container transportation. So what are the dimensions of the container? How should I choose? Based on the cargo type and cargo data, what size container should be the most suitable?

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The common specifications are as follows: the first four sizes are more commonly used, and the latter ones belong to special cabinets, which are used less.

Specification

LxWxH(M)

Gross Weight(Kg)

Volume(m³)

Main Loading Goods

Pictures

20GP

Inner:5.898×2.352×2.385

18

33.1(正常装24-26m³)

Standard paper boxes, pallets, small machines

 

Outside:6.096×2.438×2.591

40GP

Inner:12.032×2.352×2.385

26

67.5(正常装58m³)

Standard paper boxes, pallets, medium and large machines.

 

Outside:12.192×2.438×2.591

40HC/HQ(High Cube)

Inner:12.032×2.352×2.69

26

76.2(正常装68m³)

Standard paper boxes, pallets, medium and large machines.

Outside:12.192×2.438×2.896

45HC/HQ(High Cube)

Inner:13.556×2.352×2.698

29

86(正常装78m³ )

Standard paper boxes, pallets, medium and large machines.

 

Outside:13.716×2.438×2.896

20 OT(Open Top)

Inner:5.898×2.352×2.342

20

32.5m³

Open-top containers are used to load heavy goods such as glass panels, steel products, machinery, etc., which can be loaded and unloaded from the top with a crane. The top of the open-top container can be opened or a container with no fixed top surface.

 

Outside:6.058×2.438×2.591

40 OT(Open Top)

Inner:12.034×2.352×2.330

30.5

65.9m³

Outside:12.192×2.438×2.591

20FR(Flat rack)

Inner:5.638×2.228×2.233

22

28m³

Flatbed containers are used for the transportation of super-long, super-wide, super-high large-scale machinery and equipment and the transport of heavy and bulky goods. Such as heavy machinery, steel, wood, etc.

 

Outside:6.058×2.438×2.591

40FR(Flat rack)

Inner:11.776×2.228×1.955

36

51m³

Outside:12.192×2.438×2.591

20 Refrigerated

Inner: 5.480×2.286×2.235

17

28m³

The freezer is mainly used for the transportation of food, fresh fruit, and other goods that need to be stored at low temperatures.

 

Outside:6.058×2.438×2.591

40 Refrigerated

Inner:11.585×2.29×2.544

22

67.5m³

Outside:12.192×2.438×2.896

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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