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Shipping Container Dimensions

Shipping container dimensions are displayed on this page for four configurations: 6m (20 ft) standard, 6m (20 ft) high cube, 12m (40 ft) standard and 12m (40 ft) high cube. shipping container volume calculator to help figure out what size shipping container you will need Need help figuring out what size shipping container you need? Click to use our handy shipping container volume calculator to add up all your goods and find the right size shipping container. Note: Shipping container dimensions can vary and the below information should be used as a guide only.
Shipping Container Specs 6m Standard 6m High Cube 12m Standard 12m High Cube
Max Gross Weight 30,480 kg 30,480 kg 32,500 kg 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 2,220 kg 2,340 kg 3,680 kg 3,860 kg
External Length 6056 mm 6056 mm 12192 mm 1219 2mm
Internal Length 5898 mm 5898 mm 12032 mm 12032 mm
External Width 2438 mm 2438mm 2438 mm 2438 mm
Internal Width 2352 mm 2352 mm 2352 mm 2352 mm
External Height 2592 mm 2896 mm 2592 mm 2896 mm
Internal Height 2392 mm 2698 mm 2392 mm 2698 mm
Door Opening Width 2340 mm 2340 mm 2340 mm 2340 mm
Door Opening Height 2280 mm 2585 mm 2280 mm 2585 mm
Cubic Capacity 33.2 cu/m 37.5 cu/m 67.7 cu/m 76.4 cu/m

General Construction: Corrosion resistant Corten® steel construction.  Four high strength corner posts fitted with corner castings top and bottom, with interconnecting rails of high tensile steel, with corrugated steel side panels, roof panel and front wall.  Two pressed steel doors at rear of container, opening 270 degrees, with four hot dip galvanized locking bars, and fitted with watertight rubber seals.

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Testing: All containers are checked on the production line for dimensions, door operation, quality of construction and water tightness.

Floors: Hardwood plywood or bamboo (or optionally 4.5mm steel checker plate).

Lock Box: An optional lock box can be fitted to the doors.

Ventilators 6m Standard & High Cube: Two ventilators are affixed, one on each side wall.

Ventilators 12m Standard & High Cube: Four ventilators are affixed, two on each side wall.

Load Securing 6m Standard & High Cube: Each internal corner post is fitted with three lashing bars.  Twenty lashing rings are fitted, five on each bottom and top rails.

Load Securing 12m Standard & High Cube: Each internal corner post is fitted with three lashing bars.  Forty lashing rings are fitted, ten on each bottom and top rails.

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