Container Specifications

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20' General Purpose

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 5.897 m 19' 4 2/10" 6.058 m 19' 10 5/10"
Height 2.394 m 7' 10 3/10" 2.591 m 8' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 33.175 m³ 1,117.564 ft³    
Weight 2,313 kg 5,099 lbs    

20' High Cube

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 5.897 m 19' 4 2/10" 6.058 m 19' 10 5/10"
Height 2.694 m 8' 10 1/10" 2.896 m 9' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 37.333 m³ 1,318.402 ft³    
Weight 2,350 kg 5,181 lbs    

40' General Purpose

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 12.033 m 39' 5 7/10" 12.192 m 40'
Height 2.394 m 7' 10 3/10" 2.591 m 8' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 67.696 m³ 2,390.662 ft³    
Weight 3,655 kg 8,058 lbs    

40' High Cube

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 12.033 m 39' 5 7/10" 12.192 m 40'
Height 2.694 m 8' 10 1/10" 2.896 m 9' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 76.180 m³ 2,690.271 ft³    
Weight 3,870 kg 8,532 lbs    

20' Standard Reefer

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 5.440 m 17' 10 2/10" 6.058 m 19' 10 5/10"
Height † 2.240 m 7' 4 2/10" † 2.591 m 8' 6"
Width 2.286 m 7' 6" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 27.856 m³ 983.725 ft³    
Weight 2,990 kg 6,592 lbs    

† High Cube reefers available (approx. 300 mm extra height).

40' Standard Reefer

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 11.621 m 38' 1 5/10" 12.192 m 40'
Height † 2.240 m 7' 4 2/10" † 2.591 m 8' 6"
Width 2.286 m 7' 6" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 59.507 m³ 2,101.470 ft³    
Weight 4,530 kg 9,987 lbs    

† High Cube reefers available (approx. 300 mm extra height).

10' General Purpose

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 2.941 m 9' 7 8/10" 3.029 m 9' 11 3/10"
Height 2.394 m 7' 10 3/10" 2.591 m 8' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 16.546 m³ 584.317 ft³    
Weight 1,302 kg 2,870 lbs    

10' High Cube

  Internal External
  Metric Imperial Metric Imperial
Length 2.941 m 9' 7 8/10" 3.029 m 9' 11 3/10"
Height 2.694 m 8' 10 1/10" 2.896 m 9' 6"
Width 2.350 m 7' 8 5/10" 2.438 m 8'

Capacity 18.619 m³ 657.524 ft³    
Weight 1,480 kg 3,263 lbs