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Container Dimensions

USA Weight Restrictions:
USA over the road for a 20 ft container is 38,000 lbs
USA over the road for a 40 ft container is 44,000lbs
**higher weights are possible with special DOT permits
**Equipment dimensions may vary with different steamship lines.

Dry Freight Containers Interior Dimensions Door Opening Max. Gross Weight Tare Weight Payload Cubic Capacity

20' Dry Freight Containers
20' x 8' x 8'6"
L: 5,919 mm
W:2,340 mm
H: 2,380 mm
W:2,286 mm
H: 2,278 mm
24,000 kg 1,900 kg 22,100 kg 33.0 cbm
L: 19'5"
W:7'8"
H: 7'9 1/2"
W:7'6"
H: 7'5 1/2"
52,910 lbs 4,189 lbs 48,721 lbs 1,165 cu.ft
40' Dry Freight Containers
40' x 8' x 8'6"
L: 12,045 mm
W:2,309 mm
H: 2,379 mm
W:2,289 mm
H: 2,278 mm
30,480 kg 3,084 kg 27,396 kg 67.3 cbm
L: 39'6 1/4"
W:7'7"
H: 7'9 1/2"
W:7'6"
H: 7'5 1/2"
67,196 lbs 6,799 lbs 60,397 lbs 2,377 cu.ft
40' High cube dry Containers
40' x 8' x 9'6"
L: 12,056 mm
W:2,347 mm
H: 2,684 mm
W:2,340 mm
H: 2,585 mm
32,500 kg 2,900 kg 29,600 kg 76.0 cbm
L: 39'6 1/2"
W:7'8 1/4"
H: 8'9 1/2"
W:7'8"
H: 8'5 3/4"
71,650 lbs 6,393 lbs 65,256 lbs 2,684 cu.ft
20' Flat Rack Containers
20' x 8' x 8'6"
L: 5,988 mm
W: 2,398 mm
H: 2,231 mm
N/A
25,400 kg 3,080 kg 22,320 kg N/A
L: 19' 7 3/4"
W: 7' 10 3/8"
H: 7' 7 3/8"
N/A
56,000 lbs 6,790 lbs 49,210 lbs N/A
40' Flat Rack Containers
40' x 8' x 8'6"
L: 12,064 mm
W: 2,369 mm
H: 1,943 mm
N/A
45,000 kg 5,300 kg 39,700 kg N/A
L: 39'6"
W: 7'7"
H: 6"4"
N/A
99,202 lbs 11,683 lbs 87,518 lbs N/A