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Container Dimensions

CONTAINER Capacity Recommended Load Volume Max Gross Weight Rating Typical Tare Weight
Nominal Dimension Length Width Height Cubic Meter Cubic Meter
20' External 6.096 m 2.438 m 2.591 m    
20' Internal 5.899 m 2.353 m 2.388 m   33.131 m3   29 m3 24 t 1.8 - 2.4 t
40' External 12.192 m 2.438 m 2.591 m    
40' Internal 12.024 m 2.353 m 2.388 m   67.535 m3   59 m3 30.48 t 2.8 - 4.0 t
40' HiCube External 12.192 m 2.438 m 2.896 m    
40' HiCube Internal 12.024 m 2.353 m 2.692 m   76.172 m3  67 m3 30.48 t 3.9- 4.2 t

The most used container is the general purpose (dry cargo) container "DC" having a nominal length and height of 20' x 8.5', 40' x 8.5', and 40' x 9.5' (Hicube - "HQ"). Container door dimensions are smaller than the internal dimension shown.

 Europallet standard: 120 cm x 80 cm x 15 cm
 Europallet special version: 120 cm x 100 cm x 15 cm
  
For stacked pallets a doublefaced two-way low-profile pallet: 120 cm x 100 cm x 8 cm
is useful for the top-layer.

Recommended loadplan for goods palletized on 1000 mm x 1200 mm pallets. The pallet symbol in drawing below indicates stringer pallets.

 


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