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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 Specs6m Standard6m High Cube12m Standard12m High Cube
Max Gross Weight30,480 kg30,480 kg32,500 kg32,500 kg
Tare Weight2,220 kg2,340 kg3,680 kg3,860 kg
External Length6056 mm6056 mm12192 mm1219 2mm
Internal Length5898 mm5898 mm12032 mm12032 mm
External Width2438 mm2438mm2438 mm2438 mm
Internal Width2352 mm2352 mm2352 mm2352 mm
External Height2592 mm2896 mm2592 mm2896 mm
Internal Height2392 mm2698 mm2392 mm2698 mm
Door Opening Width2340 mm2340 mm2340 mm2340 mm
Door Opening Height2280 mm2585 mm2280 mm2585 mm
Cubic Capacity33.2 cu/m37.5 cu/m67.7 cu/m76.4 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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