The following table shows the weights and dimensions of the three most common types of containers worldwide.

The weights and dimensions quoted below are averages, different manufacturers of the same type of container may vary slightly in actual size and weight.

 

Container Types & Dimensions
DIMENSIONS STANDARD 20’ STANDARD 40’ HIGH CUBE 40’
INSIDE LENGTH 19’ 4” (5.900m) 39’ 5” (12.036m) 39’ 5” (12.036m)
INSIDE WIDTH 7’ 8” (2.350m) 7’ 8” (2.350m) 7’ 8” (2.350m)
INSIDE HEIGHT 7’ 10” (2.393m) 7’ 10” (2.392m) 8’ 10” (2.697m)
DOOR WIDTH 7’ 8” (2.342m) 7’ 8” (2.340m) 7’ 8” (2.338m)
DOOR HEIGHT 7’ 6” (2.280m) 7’ 6” (2.280m) 8’ 5” (2.585m)
CAPACITY 1,172Cft (33.2Cu.m) 2,390Cft (67.7Cu.m) 2,694Cft (76.3Cu.m)
TARE WEIGHT 4,916lbs (2,230kgs) 8,160lbs (3,700kgs) 8,750lbs (3,970kgs)
MAX CARGO WT 47,900lbs (21,770kgs) 59,040lbs (26,780kgs) 58,450lbs (26,510kg