Measurement of shipping containers is very essential information for international trade professionals and should always be available at any time. There are different types of shipping containers in use. However, in this blog post, we will give dimensions and capacity of the most used 2 dry cargo shipping containers: 20ft DC (Dry Cargo) container and 40ft HC (High Cube) container.
20ft DC (Dry Cargo) Container Dimensions
20' StandardInside DimensionsLength
: 2.395mmDoor OpeningWidth
: 2.292mmWeightMax Payload
: 2.350kgMax Gross
40ft HC (High Cube) Container Dimensions
40' Standard High CubeInside DimensionsLength
: 2.700mmDoor OpeningWidth
: 2.597mmWeightMax Payload
: 3.900kgMax Gross
Specific dimension and capacity values of dry cargo containers may vary, but slightly, depending on the container manufacturer, container owner and the age of the container. Hapag-Lloyd was taken as reference for the information above. It is advisable to consult with shipping agency in case precise dimension information is crucial for a delicate and proper loading.