Shipping Container Dimensions

Sizes, dimensions and other useful information to help you choose

Intro

Intermodal shipping containers estimated to be over 90% of the maritime cargo transport. There is a variety of different container types, all following the ISO 668:2013 as an international standard of their size and weight.

Choosing the right container for your needs is a crucial decision in order to minimize the cost of your transportation but also keep your products safe through the transportation.

Below you can find a table with the measurements of the most common containers.

20' Standard Dry Container

Length (internal): 5.895 m, Width (internal): 2.350 m, Height (internal): 2.392 m, Load capacity (m3): 33, Tare Weight (kg): 2,230 kg,

20’ Open Top Container

Length (internal): 5.888 m, Width (internal): 2.345 m, Height (internal): 2.315 m, Load capacity (m3): 32, Tare Weight (kg): 2,250 kg,

20’ Flat Rack Container

Length (internal): 5.698 m, Width (internal): 2.230 m, Height (internal): 2.255 m, Load capacity (m3): N/A, Tare Weight (kg): 2,500 kg,

40’ Standard Dry Container

Length (internal): 12.029 m, Width (internal): 2.350 m, Height (internal): 2.392 m, Load capacity (m3): 67, Tare Weight (kg): 3,780 kg,

40’ High Cube Dry Containers

Length (internal): 12.024 m, Width (internal): 2.350 m, Height (internal): 2.697 m, Load capacity (m3): 76, Tare Weight (kg): 4,020 kg,

40’ Standard Reefer Container

Length (internal): 11.840 m, Width (internal): 2.286 m, Height (internal): 2.120 m, Load capacity (m3): 60, Tare Weight (kg): 3,850 kg,

40’ Flat Rack Container

Length (internal): 11.832 m, Width (internal): 2.228 m, Height (internal): 1.981 m, Load capacity (m3): N/A, Tare Weight (kg): 4,200 kg,

45’ High Cube Dry Containers

Length (internal): 13.530 m, Width (internal): 2.410 m, Height (internal): 2.695 m, Load capacity (m3): 88.4, Tare Weight (kg): 4,590 kg,