Different Types of Shipping Cargo Containers

Different Types of Shipping Cargo Containers

Measurement of different types of containers

Measurement of different types of containers. The dimension specification of different types of containers are given below:

 

  1. Normal Dry Container 20’

(20’ shipping cargo dry container)

20’ container means Twenty foot Equipment Unit (TEU).

The different types of shipping cargo containers are Dry containers, Open Top Containers, Flat Rack containers, Flat Rack Container with Four Freestanding Posts, Platform containers, High Cube containers, Steel Refrigerated Container, Aluminum Refrigerated Container, Fuel Tank Container, Power Pack Generator Container, Flat Rack Container with Collapsible End, Flat Rack Hi-Cube Container, Hi-Cube Open Top Container, Hi-Cube Hanger Container etc. Most of the shipping cargo container length would be 20’ or 40’ standard in sizes.

Standard dry cargo containers are made of steel. 20’ shipping container and 40’ shipping containers are available. These standard dry cargo containers are completely sealed off and water resistant. Standard shipping containers are used for most of the cargo movement domestically and internationally for almost all dry goods, boxes, pallets, sacks, barrels etc. Most of these standard dry shipping cargo containers are manufactured with good plywood flooring. These containers are manufactured in such way to transfer from different modes of transport like trucks, ships, trains etc.

20’ Dry Cargo Container

20’ containers are commonly used by most of the traders apart from 40’ containers. 20’ standard dry cargo containers are manufactured with steel which is totally sealed and water proof with plywood flooring.

What is the dimension of 20’ dry containers?

The dimension of 20 feet dry container (20’ container) can be explained as inner dimension and outer dimension.

What is  the inner dimensions of 20’ cargo container (Interior dimension of 20’ container)?

The inner dimension of 20’ container  is as follows. (The length, width and height of 20’ container in mille meter, meter and feet)

Length = 5898mm (5.898 meter or 19’4” or 19 feet 4 inches)

Width = 2352mm (2.352 meter or 7’8” or 7 feet 8 inches)

Height = 2395mm (2.395 meter or 7’10” or 7 feet 10 inches)

 

What is the outer dimension of 20’ container (exterior dimension of 20’ container) ?

The outer dimension of 20’ cargo container (exterior dimension of 20’ dry container) is as follows:

Length = 6058mm (6.058 meter or 19’11” or 19 feet 11 inches)

Width = 2440mm (2.440 meter or 8’ or 8 feet)

Height = 2600mm (2.600 meter or 8’6” or 8 feet 6 inches)

 

What is the door width and door height of a 20’ container in mm,meter and foot?

The door width of 20’ cargo container is 2340mm (2.340 meter or 7’8” or 7 feet 8 inches) and door height 2280mm (2.280 meter or 7’6” or 7 feet 6 inches).

The cubic volume of a 20 foot container?

The cubic volume of a 20’ dry cargo container is 33200 cubic mm (33.200 CBM- cubic meter)

 

What is the Door opening measurement of 20’ cargo dry container?

Door opening width of a 20’ dry container is 2338mm (2.338 meter or 7’8” or 7 feet 8 inches) and door opening height of 20 feet container is 2292mm (2.292 meter or 7’6” or 7 feet 6 inches)

Tare Weight of 20 feet dry container?

Tare weight of a 20 foot container is 2150 kgs

Maximum Pay Load weight of 20’ dry cargo container?

Maximum pay load weight of 20’ container is 21850 kgs

What is the maximum capacity of 20’ container?

Maximum capacity of 20’ container is 33150 kgs

Note :

The information on measurement and weight mentioned may vary slightly from one brand owner to another. Some of the top cargo container owners are NYK, Evergreen, CMA-CGM, Maersk, MSC, Hapag Lloyd, APL, Cosco, Hanging, CSCL. You may reconfirm exact weight, measurement and other details from container owner or their agent.

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