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New and Used 40ft Shipping Containers in Southampton

At Shipping Containers of Southampton, we take pride in offering a variety of new and used 40ft shipping containers that are perfect for a wide range of purposes, such as storage, transportation, and custom projects.

We are committed to helping the people and businesses of Hampshire and the surrounding areas by providing top-quality containers at affordable prices, along with quick and dependable delivery service.

If you want to know more about our containers or have any specific requirements, please contact our knowledgeable team at 0330 0130 636.

40ft Standard Container Specifications

  • Wind and Waterproof for secure transport and storage
  • Compliant with international shipping standards
  • Optimised for versatile storage solutions
  • Equipped with a robust and secure locking system
  • Durable, heavy-duty flooring to withstand substantial loads
Feature Imperial Measurements Metric Measurements
Maximum Payload 63,640 lb 28,870 kg
External Dimensions (LxWxH) 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal Volume 2,366 cubic feet 67 m3
Door Opening Width 7' 8 1/8" 2.340 m
Door Opening Height 7' 5 1/2" 2.274 m
Internal Length 39' 5 11/16" 12.032 m
Internal Width 7'8 1/2" 2.350 m
Internal Height (to load line) 7' 10 7/32" 2.393 m
Gross Weight 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,010 lb 3,630 kg

40ft Container Facts

A 40ft shipping container is specifically designed for the secure and efficient transport of dry cargo. Typically, it can accommodate up to 25 EUR pallets, each measuring 120 x 80 cm. Its maximum payload capacity of 28,870 kilograms provides ample space and weight capacity for various uses. In comparison, a 20ft container offers a slightly lower payload capacity of 25,000 kilograms. The total internal volume of a 40ft container is an impressive 67 cubic meters, making it an ideal choice for large-scale storage and transportation needs.

For further inquiries or to get a quote, please use our quote form or contact our container team at 0330 0130 636.