Container Dimensions

20ft Shipping Container Dimensions

Description Imperial Measurements Metric Measurements
Maximum Payload 62,391 lb 28,300 kg
External Dimensions (LxWxH) 20' x 8' x 8'6" 6.096 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal Volume 1,165 cubic feet 33 m3
Door Opening Width 7' 8 1/16" 2.350 m
Door Opening Height 7' 5 1/2" 2.274 m
Internal Length 19' 4 1/8" 5.896 m
Internal Width 7' 8 1/2" 2.350 m
Internal Height (to load line) 7' 10 7/32" 2.393 m
Gross Weight 67,197 lb 30,480 kg

The 20-foot dry container is primarily designed for the transportation of dry cargo. It measures 5.90 metres in length, 2.35 metres in width, and 2.39 metres in Height. 

The door width and Height are 2.34 metres and 2.28 metres, respectively. With a tare weight of 2,300 kilos, the container can accommodate a maximum payload of 28,200 kg.

The 20-foot container, with a cubic capacity of 33 cubic metres, is the most widely used worldwide and can accommodate 11 EUR pallets of 120 x 80 centimetres each. 

It is frequently employed for transporting heavy loads, such as raw materials for the construction industry, machinery, and other similar products. However, it is also employed to transport everyday consumer goods and products. 

Please note that the dimensions above are merely a guideline. Please do not hesitate to contact us for precise dimensions and container directions.