The standard: dry container

A standard container is made of steel and intended for general cargo that is not too long, too wide, too high, too heavy or bulky. We also call a standard container ‘dry container’.

20 FT Standard 40 FT Standard
Capacity 33 cbm 67.4 cbm
Inside dimensions in mm (LxWxH) 5,888 x 2,340 x 2,387 12,031 x 2,346 x 2,383
Door opening (WxH) 2.280 x 2.275 2.338 x 2.272
Weight (max. Gross / total weight) 30.480 kg 30.480 kg
Tare (container) weight 2,200 kg 3,740 kg
Max. weight of cargo 28,280 kg 26,740 kg

Note: these are dimensions of 1 shipping company. There are many more different shipping companies, so the mentioned dimensions may differ. 

40FT High Cube 45FT
Capacity 76.2 cbm 86.0 cbm
Inside dimensions in mm (LxWxH) 12,031 x 2,350 x 2,694 13,556 x 2,352 x 2,697
Door opening (WxH) 2.338 x 2.585 2.340 x 2.585
Weight (max. Gross / total weight) 30.480 kg 30.480 kg
Tare (container) weight 3,830 kg 4,780 kg
Max. weight of cargo 26,650 kg 25,700 kg

Note: these are dimensions of 1 shipping company. There are many more different shipping companies, so the mentioned dimensions may differ. 

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