Container Dimensions Guide by Limco Logistics

To ensure a seamless shipping experience, it’s crucial to understand the various shipping container dimensions and sizes available for transporting your goods worldwide. This comprehensive guide provides detailed freight container dimension charts offered by Limco Logistics.

Standard Container Sizes

1. 20ft Standard Container
– External Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 19ft 4in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 48,000 lbs

2. 40ft Standard Container
– External Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 39ft 5in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 58,000 lbs

High cube shipping container dimensions

1. 20ft High Cube Container
– External Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 9ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 19ft 4in x 7ft 8in x 8ft 10in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 48,000 lbs

2. 40ft High Cube Container
– External Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 9ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 39ft 5in x 7ft 8in x 8ft 10in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 58,000 lbs

Open Top Containers

1. 20ft Open Top Container
– External Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 19ft 4in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 47,000 lbs

2. 40ft Open Top Containe
– External Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 39ft 5in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 55,000 lbs

Flat Rack Containers

1. 20ft Flat Rack Container
– External Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 47,000 lbs

2. 40ft Flat Rack Container
– External Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Maximum Payload: Approximately 89,000 lbs

Refrigerated Containers (Reefer)

1. 20ft Reefer Container
– External Dimensions: 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 17ft 11in x 7ft 6in x 7ft 6in
– Temperature Range: -25°C to +25°C

2. 40ft Reefer Container
– External Dimensions: 40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in
– Internal Dimensions: 37ft 11in x 7ft 6in x 7ft 6in
– Temperature Range: -25°C to +25°C

Understanding Your Cargo Needs

Choosing the right container dimensions is crucial for the safety and efficiency of your cargo during transit. Limco Logistics offers a diverse range of shipping container dimensions and sizes to accommodate various cargo sizes and types. Our experienced team is here to assist you in selecting the optimal container for your shipping requirements.

For further inquiries or to discuss your specific shipping needs, please contact us today. Limco Logistics – Connecting Your Cargo to the World!

Dry Cargo Container

TypeExteriorInteriorWeightDoor Opening
LengthWidthHeightLengthWidthHeightGross WeightTare WeightNet WeightWidthHeight
Steel Dry Cargo Container20′ Steel
Dry Cargo Container
20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4
13/16”
7′-8
19/32”
7′-9
57/64”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb7′-8
1/8”
7′-5
3/4”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.385m24,000kg2,330kg21,670kg2.343m2.280m
30,480kg2,400kg28,080kg
Steel Dry Cargo Container20′ Steel
Dry Cargo Container
20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4
13/16”
7′-8
19/32”
7′-9
57/64”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb7′-8
1/8”
7′-5
3/4”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.385m24,000kg2,330kg21,670kg2.343m2.280m
30,480kg2,400kg28,080kg
Steel Dry Cargo Container20′ Steel
Dry Cargo Container
20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4
13/16”
7′-8
19/32”
7′-9
57/64”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb7′-8
1/8”
7′-5
3/4”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.385m24,000kg2,330kg21,670kg2.343m2.280m
30,480kg2,400kg28,080kg
Steel Dry Cargo Container20′ Steel
Dry Cargo Container
20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4
13/16”
7′-8
19/32”
7′-9
57/64”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb7′-8
1/8”
7′-5
3/4”
52,910lb5,140lb47,770lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.385m24,000kg2,330kg21,670kg2.343m2.280m
30,480kg2,400kg28,080kg

Refrigerated Container

TypeExteriorInteriorWeight
LengthWidthHeightLengthWidthHeightGross WeightTare Weight
Refrigerated Container20′ M.G.S.S. Refrigerated Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”18′- 17/32”7′-6 15/32”7′-5 39/54”67,180lb6,700lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.500m2.298m2.276m30,480kg3,020kg
Refrigerated Container20′ M.G.S.S. Refrigerated Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”18′- 17/32”7′-6 15/32”7′-5 39/54”67,180lb6,700lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.500m2.298m2.276m30,480kg3,020kg
Refrigerated Container20′ M.G.S.S. Refrigerated Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”18′- 17/32”7′-6 15/32”7′-5 39/54”67,180lb6,700lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.500m2.298m2.276m30,480kg3,020kg
Refrigerated Container20′ M.G.S.S. Refrigerated Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”18′- 17/32”7′-6 15/32”7′-5 39/54”67,180lb6,700lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.500m2.298m2.276m30,480kg3,020kg

Special Container

TypeExteriorInteriorWeight
LengthWidthHeightLengthWidthHeightGross WeightTare WeightNet Weight
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg
Full Height Open Top Container20′ Full Height Open Top Container20′-0”8′-0”8′-6”19′-4”7′-8 | 1/2”7′-8 | 1/8”44,800lb4,850lb39,950lb
6.058m2.438m2.591m5.898m2.352m2.342m20,320kg2,200kg18,120kg

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