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How much can I fit into an ocean container?

Updated: May 16, 2019

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Ever wonder how much stuff you can fit into an ocean container? The specs in this page should help you with that!

Note: Container sizes varies per Steamship Line, for specific Carrier container information please check directly with the Carrier.

20ft Standard: Length: 19’4″ (5.900m) Width: 7’8″ (2.3500m) Height: 7’10” (2.393M) Capacity: 33.2 CBM (1,172 Cft) Max Weight: 47,900 LBS (21,770KGS)

40ft Standard: Length: 39’5″ (12.036m) Width: 7’8″ (2.3500m) Height: 7’10” (2.393M) Capacity: 67.7 CBM (2,390 Cft) Max Weight: 59,040 LBS (26,780KGS)

Open Top 20′ Length: 19’4″ (5.894m) Width: 7’7″ (2.311m) Height: 7’8″ (2.354M) Capacity: 32.23 CBM (1,136 Cft) Max Weight: 47,620 LBS (21,600KGS)

Open Top 40′ Length: 39’5″ (12.028m) Width: 7’8″ (2.350m) Height: 7’8″ (2.345M) Capacity: 66.5 CBM (2,350 Cft) Max Weight: 58,710 LBS (26,630KGS)


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Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. This information is intended, but not promised or guaranteed to be current, complete, or up-to-date and should in no way be taken as an indication of future results. You should not act or rely on any information contained in this website without first seeking the advice of a licensed agent!


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