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Shipping and Storage Container Dimension Charts

Although standard sized shipping containers are 20ft or 40ft long x 8ft wide x 8ft 6in high, there a number of non standard sized shipping containers on the market too. These include cut down containers*, which can be ‘taken down’ to any length, extra long 45ft containers, high cube containers which are a foot taller, and pallet wide containers with an internal width of 8ft, which can accomodate two loading pallets side by side.

*Please allow for a tolerance of up to 6 inches on cut down container lengths. These measurements may vary due to the construction and cut down process, where we may need to cut either side of the steel bearers.

Standard Shipping Containers

EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS/DIMENSIONS

Type Length Width Standard Height High Cube Height
5ft 5' / 1.52m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
6ft 6' / 1.82m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
8ft 8' / 2.44m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
10ft 10' / 3.05m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
15ft 15' / 4.55m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
20ft 20' / 6.06m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
25ft 25' / 7.58m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
30ft 30' / 9.12m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
40ft 40' / 12.19m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m
45ft 45' / 13.72m 8' / 2.44m 8' 6" / 2.59m 9' 6" / 2.89m


INTERNAL MEASUREMENTS/DIMENSIONS

Type Length Width Standard Height High Cube Height
5ft 4' 2" / 1.27m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
6ft 5' 2" / 1.57m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
8ft 7' 2" / 2.18m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
10ft 9' 2" / 2.80m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
15ft 14' 3" / 4.34m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
20ft 19' 3" / 5.87m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
25ft 24' 4" / 7.43m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
30ft 29' 4" / 8.93m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
40ft 39' 5" / 12.00m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m
45ft 44' 4" / 13.51m 7' 8" / 2.33m 7' 9" / 2.35m 8' 9" / 2.65m

(Pallet-Wide containers are available with an internal width of 8ft)



AREA & VOLUME

Type Floor Area Cubic Capacity Standard Cubic Capacity High Cube
5ft 32sq ft / 2.96m2 245cu ft / 6.95m3 275.5cu ft / 7.8m3
6ft 39sq ft / 3.66m2 303cu ft / 8.6m3 339cu ft / 9.6m3
8ft 52sq ft / 5.1m2 420cu ft / 11.9m3 476cu ft / 13.5m3
10ft 72sq ft / 6.69m2 560cu ft / 15.89m3 630cu ft / 17.84m3
15ft 108sq ft / 10.03m2 840cu ft / 23.84m3 945cu ft / 26.76m3
20ft 150sq ft / 13.93m2 1160cu ft / 32.85m3 1310cu ft / 37.09m3
25ft 188.5sq ft / 17.51m2 1440cu ft / 40.80m3 1625cu ft / 46.01m3
30ft 227sq ft / 21.09m2 1760cu ft / 49.84m3 1985cu ft / 56.21m3
40ft 305sq ft / 28.33m2 2360cu ft / 66.83m3 2660cu ft / 75.32m3
45ft 341sq ft / 33.37m2 2640cu ft / 74.78m3 2975cu ft / 84.24m3


Door Opening Dimensions

Door Width Standard Door Height High Cube Door Height
7' 8" / 2.28m 7' 5" / 2.26m 8' 5" / 2.56m


WEIGHT

Type Maximum Weight*
5ft 940kg
6ft 1026kg
8ft 1198kg
10ft 1450kg
15ft 1760kg
20ft 2230kg
25ft 2447kg
30ft 2840kg
40ft 3950kg
45ft 4500kg
*Please note - weight may vary due to the Container Manufacturer and Door Type


Flat pack containers

ContainerType Length Width Height Weight
2m 2.1m 2.1m 2.1m 271kg
3m 3.1m 2.1m 2.1m 351kg
4m 4.1m 2.1m 2.1m 421kg
More on flat pack containers


New Build Units (CTX)

EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS/DIMENSIONS

Type Length Width Standard Height High Cube Height
CX06 6' 6" / 1.98m 6' 4" / 1.95m 6' 3" / 1.91m N/A
CX07 7' 2" / 2.20m 5' 3" / 1.60m 8' / 2.45m N/A
CX08 8' / 2.42m 7' 2" / 2.20m 7' 5" / 2.26m N/A
CX10 10' / 3.02m 8'/ 2.44m 8' 6"/ 2.6m N/A


INTERNAL MEASUREMENTS/DIMENSIONS

Type Length Width Standard Height High Cube Height
CX06 5' 11" / 1.80m 6' 1" / 1.86m 5' 8" / 1.63m N/A
CX07 6' 8" / 2.04m 4' 11" / 1.51m 7' 2" / 2.20m N/A
CX08 7' 5" / 2.28m 6'11" / 2.11m 6' 8" / 2.05m N/A
CX10 9' 3" /2.83 m 7' 7" /2.34 m 7'.8" / 2.37m N/A


AREA & VOLUME

Type Floor Area Cubic Capacity Standard Cubic Capacity High Cube
CX06 36sq ft / 3.35m2 235cu ft / 6.66m3 N/A
CX07 33sq ft / 3.08m2 247cu ft / 7m3 N/A
CX08 52sq ft / 4.81m2 347cu ft / 9.82m3 N/A
CX10 71sq ft / 6.62m2 558cu ft / 15.76m3 N/A


WEIGHT (with ply floor)

Type Weight
CX06 450kg
CX07 450kg
CX08 630kg
CX10 825kg




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